Pesticides Leading Cause Grassland Bird Declines — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release  from American Bird Conservancy New Study Finds Pesticides Leading Cause of Grassland Bird Declines (Washington, D.C., February 25, 2013)  A new study led by a preeminent Canadian toxicologist identifies acutely toxic pesticides as the most likely leading cause of the widespread decline in grassland bird numbers in the United States, a finding that […]

Pesticides Leading Cause Grassland Bird Declines — Natural History Wanderings

Insecticides Greatest Threat To Grassland Birds — Natural History Wanderings

The NewYork Times reported on a new study by Canadian toxicologists who found that insecticide use is more strongly correlated with grassland bird population declines than other causes. Grassland birds that live in or migrate through agricultural areas have the greatest population loss of all birds. This includes birds such as sparrows, meadowlarks boblinks, horned larks […]

Insecticides Greatest Threat To Grassland Birds — Natural History Wanderings