Timing of Life Changing with Changing Seasons: Birds Paying the Price


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 23 April 2018

 

BIRD NEWS
Timing of Life Changing with Changing Seasons

Birds Paying the Price

Hungry birds as climate change drives food 'mismatch,'
University of Exeter, April 23, 2018.

"...Warmer springs create a "mismatch" where hungry chicks hatch too late to feast on abundant caterpillars."

"...study spring emergence of oak tree leaves and caterpillars, and timing of nesting by three bird species: blue tits, great tits and pied flycatchers."

"Forests have a short peak in caterpillar abundance, and some forest birds time their breeding so this coincides with the time when their chicks are hungriest."

 

Phenology

ECO-CRASH NEWS
Timing and Character of Seasons have Changed
Are Still Chaning as Nature-Ecosystems-Watersheds Crash

 

CHANGED WEATHER CHANGES EVERYTHING
Timing Changes of Seasons Ripping the Timing of Life Apart
Deep Relationships Composing the "Engines of Life" are Disassembling Themselves

 

Climate Change News: Nature Losing its Integrated Timing; Life no longer supporting itself

 

Shifting Seasons for Birds and Farmers
Conflicts at the Changing Crack of Spring

 

Birds Under Severe Migratorty Pressure
Genes Control Bird's Climate Survival Potential?

 

Everything is Changing
Pacific Songbird Migration Changing

 

Affecting Birds in California
California birds nesting a week earlier

 

Climate Change Bad for the Everything, then the Birds
Changes in flowering, fruiting affecting bird abundance, activities

 

 

 

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