Birds species’ migration routes are based on where they have found areas of rich vegetation and an adequate food supply, however, climate change is altering the timing of these conditions. According to Allen Hurlbert, associate professor with the University of North Carolina’s biology department, there are two ways that changing climate patterns can affect these birds: by directly altering the environment they are used to breeding in and by changing the amount of resources and food available in those places. This can be detrimental to species because they may have to nest and raise young with very limited resources. Read more » 


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