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These State Birds May Be Forced
Out of Their States as the World Warms

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 10/10/2019 9:24:53 AM

Washington - Each state in America has an official state bird, usually an iconic species that helps define the landscape. Minnesota chose the common loon, whose haunting wails echo across the state’s northern lakes each summer. Georgia picked the brown thrasher, a fiercely territorial bird with a repertoire of more than 1,000 song types. But as the planet warms and birds across the country relocate to escape the heat, at least eight states could see their state birds largely or entirely disappear from within their borders during the summer, according to a new study.

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The New York Times missed the chance, or were conflicted to acknowledge, that these birds were able to immigrate due to "open borders" in the sky. Why would they stay in one place where man has taken away their previous source of shelter and food. So, it wasn't climate change that caused their forced relocation. Greta, it was Mother Nature protecting her own.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: volksford 10/10/2019 9:29:34 AM (No. 203139)
What difference does it make ?..we will just chop them up in our energy saving co2 reducing windmills.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: chillijilli 10/10/2019 9:32:05 AM (No. 203141)
These people are all evolutionists anyway. I have never understood why so-called climate change means anything to them when their world view is that everything is and SHOULD be constantly changing. And why do they think that this exact point in time is somehow the best time that has ever occurred so we must save everything just as it is right now?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: law428 10/10/2019 9:32:31 AM (No. 203142)
As NE braces for an early cold front...! Man-made global warming is a crock.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: winmag 10/10/2019 9:36:18 AM (No. 203147)
Will it force out the state bird of New Jersey, the mosquito?? That would be a good thing.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: VinGoombatz 10/10/2019 9:36:54 AM (No. 203150)
The Horror!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: NancyD 10/10/2019 9:41:53 AM (No. 203154)
It’s all a crock. 5 years ago the “scientists “ stated the the Great Lakes were in danger of dying and drying up, NOW we have excessive water levels, they do not know what they are talking about!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: iSpartacus 10/10/2019 9:41:58 AM (No. 203155)
Most State birds will face oblivion from wind farms.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 10/10/2019 9:42:37 AM (No. 203156)
Baloney. The activities of mankind have no impact on the global climate.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/10/2019 9:46:16 AM (No. 203165)
Oh puulleese...
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Reply 10 - Posted by: snakeoil 10/10/2019 9:50:49 AM (No. 203171)
I only like two birds. Chickens and turkeys. They are tasty.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/10/2019 9:57:04 AM (No. 203180)
If only someone would force the NYTwits to tell the truth on occasion.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: slab 10/10/2019 9:58:40 AM (No. 203182)
I am far more concerned about the jailbirds running the Deep State and Big Media.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Safari Man 10/10/2019 9:59:06 AM (No. 203185)
"May be"... Seems to me the loon is in ample supply.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: marbles 10/10/2019 9:59:22 AM (No. 203186)
Used to be it was the for " the children ", now its for the birds........................ in so many ways.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: frodo 10/10/2019 10:01:57 AM (No. 203188)
I have two rules that happen to be in conflict now: Never comment on a post without reading it first. Never read a news article that has the word "May" in the headline.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: BarryNo 10/10/2019 10:10:15 AM (No. 203205)
How many of these state birds get sliced and diced ir quick fried on their migratory paths by liberal wind and solar farms. Monarch butterfly's, bats... all get run through the blender by alternative energy sources, taxpayers subsidize, yet only produce power about 10% on average any day of the year. You can be certain the liberal donors who 'manage these things get a hefty salary.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: jalo1951 10/10/2019 10:11:22 AM (No. 203207)
My son is getting married this Saturday so I have been watching the forecast. Since this past weekend it has changed FOUR times. So this is just so much BS.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: padiva 10/10/2019 10:24:26 AM (No. 203224)
Will there be less climate change if the earth's axis didn't tilt? Is there a human who can 'fix' it?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: NorthernDog 10/10/2019 10:35:51 AM (No. 203237)
It's such a shame that climate change killed off the pterodactyl. Such a lovely bird with its 25 foot wingspan and razor-sharp beak and claws.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Strike3 10/10/2019 10:41:57 AM (No. 203250)
Interesting that his first thought was of the Loon.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Janylou 10/10/2019 10:43:27 AM (No. 203253)
MN state bird isn’t the loon although that does seem appropriate these days. It is the mosquito.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: bamboozle 10/10/2019 10:45:33 AM (No. 203259)
Always implicit in maybe is maybe not, a thought that seems lost on the TImes loons.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 10/10/2019 11:07:39 AM (No. 203278)
You mean they might fly north in the summer and south in the winter?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 10/10/2019 11:27:45 AM (No. 203299)
You were expecting maybe that this planet Earth would stay the same and never change? History must stop?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Calico Al 10/10/2019 11:43:49 AM (No. 203313)
They better skirt the solar farms on their journey that's where it's really cooking hot.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: edgar 10/10/2019 12:13:38 PM (No. 203337)
A whole lot of "may be", "could see" but not a lot of statements of fact. Sure it is not the proliferation of windmills that is causing the birds to disappear? Could be, perhaps, maybe, you never know., blah, blah, blah, yadda yadda, yadda. The world is going to end in 11 years.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Lazyman 10/10/2019 12:17:26 PM (No. 203338)
If the NYTs wasn't owned by a Mexican it would be worried about the giant brain-drain of its people leaving the state for less onerous taxes,
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Reply 28 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/10/2019 12:27:37 PM (No. 203350)
This is laughable on its face. Do they think this is really a possibility? Another wonderful delusion dressed up as a possibility published to scare the ignorant empty headed believers in man influenced global weather.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 10/10/2019 12:55:06 PM (No. 203374)
Simple solution. Have these states name the Rock Dove (Pigeon) as state bird. Good luck driving them from their habitat.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: stablemoney 10/10/2019 12:58:55 PM (No. 203379)
I live in Houston, Tx. We have thousands and thousands of birds. It is impossible to get outside. So please don't tell me we are running out of birds.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: winnie1 10/10/2019 1:13:34 PM (No. 203405)
As the windmills slice their heads off
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Reply 32 - Posted by: another_clinton 10/10/2019 1:52:41 PM (No. 203445)
Awwwww, thats a shame. But wait, I think its called migration.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 10/10/2019 2:08:22 PM (No. 203467)
I'd bet the temps here in West Virginia are higher than in NH, PA and NJ. We have tons of purple finches, goldfinches and grouse here, further south than the scare states listed. We used to have tons of quail until they were wiped out by several consecutive severely COLD winters.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Smart11344 10/10/2019 3:01:37 PM (No. 203504)
Washington State picked the DoDo, in honor of Patty Murray. Actually, many years ago, the state government wanted Louie, Louie as our state song. Thankfully their were enough people with brains to shut down that idea.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Geoman 10/10/2019 3:11:59 PM (No. 203509)
Never had much use for Texas Mockingbirds but to kill a Mockingbird? I learned from Harper Lee that ain't right.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/10/2019 3:33:41 PM (No. 203526)
The sky is falling! The sky is falling.... reports NYT, again.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/11/2019 1:44:32 AM (No. 203956)
Here in upstate NY, Cuomo is giving away tax money right and left for more bird and bat chopping windmills. I've already seen a drop in the bird population. After an initial landing of 7-9 robins in the Spring (which used to be 30 or more), I never saw a robin after that. The upstate counties need the windmill money because Cuomo and his 100% demonrat legislature imposes unfunded mandates each and every year and property taxes are already out of sight so what's a county going to do except allow more windmills for tax money. You get to pay taxes for more windmills, get to pay for a more expensive price per kw, then you get to pay more taxes in the end to tear the whole thing down when it reaches its shelf life. One country demanded the developer include tear down costs and guess what, they folded on the deal and dropped out. It's a scam.
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