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Observations find shrubland birds are declining

By | Nov 3, 2010

Eastern Towhee, Field Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Indigo Bunting — most people have never heard of these bird species. But if you took the time to search any overgrown pasture, you would find them. Unfortunately, these birds, as well as nearly three-fourth of New York state’s other shrubland bird species, are on the decline.