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New Bird Found in US for First Time Since '70s, But...

Species might already be extinct

(Newser) - It's the ultimate in good news/bad news for a little Hawaiian seabird: Ornithologists have declared the discovery of a new bird species in the US for the first time since 1974, reports Scientific American . But the species—dubbed Bryan’s shearwater—might already be extinct. It seems the bird... More »

Hummingbird Lovers Strap Feeders to Their Faces

Masks allow birders to get up close and personal

(Newser) - Hey, birders, sick of stomping around hoping to catch a glimpse of a hummingbird in your binoculars? Then heartsick.com has just the thing for you. For the low, low price of $79.95, you get a colorful thingy that looks like a welding mask and doubles as a hummingbird... More »

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