Mon, Jun 18, 2007 -- 8:33 AM
Saving the Tri-Colored Blackbird
There was a time when millions of tri-colored blackbirds flew the California skies. The red and white patches on the male's wings set them apart from more mundane blackbirds. In the last fifty years their population has plummeted to fewer than three-hundred thousand. Now, an unlikely coalition is working to save the species. Its members include farmers, environmentalists and government wildlife agencies.
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