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Bird declines tied to fewer insects

Some studies have documented insect declines. Others have documented bird declines. But scientists hadn’t connected the two — until recently. In a study published in Ornithological Applications, researchers found that declines in native plants —

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Microhabitats drive butterfly diversity

Butterflies’ wing patterns often signal to birds that they’re toxic, and other species of butterflies will sometimes display the same patterns to maximize the chance they won’t be eaten. But if this kind of mimicry