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The BirdChannel Newswire - December 23, 2008

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Posted: December 23, 2008, 7:00 p.m. EDT

Biologist Studies Bird Songs
A bird’s song communicates aggression, stature, and even neutrality between male songbirds, reports The Cornell Chronicle. Read More>>

Parrot Thief Turns Himself In
A Senegal parrot was returned and one of the thieves turned himself in after a shoplifting incident in Delran, reports CBS3. Read More>>

Brooklyn Quaker Parrots Have A New Ally
Councilman Tony Avella is fighting for the relocation of Quaker nests, rather than the destruction, reports Brooklyn Daily News. Read More>>

A Bird Flu Vaccine Is Available For Children
Twelve children received a single dose and after 21 days, the rate of protection was 75 percent, reports Reuters. Read More>>

Spix Macaw Is Bred In Captivity
This rare macaw is thought to be extinct in the wild and only 80 exist in captivity, reports Read More>>

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I'm so glad to hear the Senegal was returned!
Trina, Irvine, KY
Posted: 12/29/2008 6:17:33 PM
Thanks for the updated news!
Tim, Spring, TX
Posted: 12/29/2008 3:33:36 PM
Thank you for keeping us up to date with bird news.
Eowyn, Ithilien, ME
Posted: 12/24/2008 10:44:11 PM
I'm glad the thief had a change of heart and returned the Senegal parrot. The poor bird was probably terrified.
JoJo, Cedar Falls, IA
Posted: 12/24/2008 5:28:34 PM
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