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Biggest cause of bird mortality: window strikes

...lots of reports, but I always wondered how many birds meet their demise in this fashion. A recent study by a University of Alberta biology class has finally put a number to the question of how many birds are killed by window strikes each year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-09-27/biggest-cause-of-bird-mortality-
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Refuge Notebook: Ptarmigan on the Kenai Peninsula

...foot of the hare", in deference to its ability to walk on snow like a Snowshoe Hare. Dr. E. Otto Hohn, a University of Alberta physiologist, actually took the time to measure ptarmigan feet. Their claws are 30 percent longer in winter...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021811/out_787584765.shtml
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