U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently released a comprehensive report on bird populations in the country. The report indicates that while some bird population declines have been stemmed or reversed by habitat restoration, still over 30% of the nation's 800 species are in decline or threatened or endangered. More information can be found at http://www.stateofthebirds.org/news-release.
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