Going Green: A change at the bird feeder

You may soon notice a change of clientele at your bird feeder because of climate change. New York State’s bird population is changing as birds from the Mid-Atlantic States move north and New York birds shift north into Canada.

New research documents birds like the red-bellied woodpecker and the Carolina wren are moving north.

“But the real signal came out with these northerly species, species that are more common in Canada and other parts of the northeastern United States and their southern range boundary is moving northward as well at a much faster clip I’d say,” said Dr. Benjamin Zuckerberg, SUNY ESF.

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