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BIRD OF THE WEEK — YELLOW RUMPED WARBLER — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

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Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 110,000 photos and videos.

BIRD OF THE WEEK

YELLOW RUMPED WARBLER

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Setophaga coronata
POPULATION: 150 million
TREND: Increasing
HABITAT: Breeds in coniferous and mixed forests; winters in a variety of open and second-growth habitats.

The Yellow-rumped Warbler is one of the most widespread and well-known warblers in North America. Birders affectionately refer to this species as “butter-butt,” since its bright yellow rump is an eye-catching and diagnostic field mark throughout the year. Adults also have a yellow crown patch, most obvious in adult males. This bird’s species name, coronata, means crowned.

North America is home to two migratory Yellow-rumped Warbler groups that are sometimes considered separate species: the “Myrtle” Warbler of eastern and far-northwestern North America and the “Audubon’s” Warbler of the West. The two groups hybridize where their ranges meet in southwestern Canada, and were combined into a single species in 1973, named the Yellow-rumped Warbler.

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I believe this is the first TENNESSEE WARBLER that I've found at Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, Florida

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

Hummingbird on Bird of Paradise flower

Kingfisher

Sunday Photo Magazine — 10/20/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS
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PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES
Magical world of mountains and water
PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE
married in Istanbul
PLANET EARTH OUR HOME
Dream
PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS
A Yellow Pansy Butterfly
PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE
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PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS
A hummingbird is just like a regular bird, except it doesn't know the lyrics
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS
DUBAI at sunset
PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER
Speckled Sandperch
PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS
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PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY
you souls who were here, rest in peace
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING
See 7 States from Rock City atop Lookout Mtn - McEwen, Tennessee
PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA
Namgis Nation - Alert Bay Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations
PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD
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PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE
24 Mar 1941 - No. 561 'ALEXANDRIA - New Greek Hospital', Egypt(real photo postcard, circa 1930s)
PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF
Joy and happyness
PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES
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PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS
Mountain Peaks Beyond Some Nearby Trees (Black & White)
PLANET EARTH WEATHER
Under the bridge (Unter der Brücke)
PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE
Lots of local sheep, Salgados, Algarve
PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS
End of the Day
PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE
Summer memories
PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD
Downy Woodpecker
PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB
St Micheal's Mount Cornwall
PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES
Nocturnus
PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA
Piazzetta con fontana a Lindau
PLANET EARTH IN HDR
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PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS
Britannia entering Civitavecchia
PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
Doorway with a rounded carved pediment, 17-19 East 11th Street (1901), Greenwich Village, Manhattan
PLANET EARTH HORSES
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PLANET EARTH ON BLACK
Nolid Moth (Tortriciforma chloroplaga, Chloephorinae, Nolidae)
PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION
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SIERRA CLUB — — CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS TWO THIRDS OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS — LOCOMOTIVES — PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY has over 7,200 members and over 420,000 photos and videos.

A new report from the National Audubon Society shows that two-thirds of North America’s birds face major challenges including extinction if global temperatures are allowed to increase 3 degrees Celsius by 2100. However, if temperature rise is limited to 1.5 degrees, the majority of those disruptions can be stopped. 

The report, Society Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink, is a major update of Audubon’s influential 2014 Birds and Climate Change Report, which examined the impacts and range shift of 588 birds in North America under various climate scenarios. In the new report, researchers looked at data for 604 species collected from 70 sources including over 140 million individual records of birds. They were able to overlay this information with data on human land use, agriculture, and urbanization trends that were not available in 2014. The researchers were able to model this data at a resolution of one square kilometer, 10 times finer than the scale used in the 2014 report. 

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UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) — SYRIA — PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE has over 2,000 members and over 93,000 photos and videos. 

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UNHCR increases aid in north-east Syria:

Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the border town of Ras al-Ain, receive humanitarian aid on October 12, 2019, in the town of Tal Tamr in the countryside of Syria’s northeastern Hasakeh province.

Syria. Young girl displaced by recent violence carries relief supplies

Among the immediate protection needs which have been identified are the lack of civil documentation, as people left their homes without papers and other belongings. Families have also been separated.

Some people are in need of psychological first aid and psychosocial support. UNHCR mobilized protection teams to identify critical protection needs of the most vulnerable, including people with specific needs, elderly people and those with disabilities and serious medical conditions.

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PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE is a must see group ck. it out. 

The autumn evening

dramatic sunset

Green shield bug / groene schildwants

Frucht einer Samtpappel

Marbled White Butterfly, Penang

 

SIERRA CLUB — WE’RE ON TRACK TO MOVE BEYOND COAL — MICROBIOLOGY — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Sierra Club* United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,600 members and over 90,000 photos and videos.

Cause for Hope: We’re On Track to Move Beyond Coal:

If you’re alarmed or distressed by the major new climate findings released this week, I have good news to restore your hope and pull you back from the edge of despair. But first, in case you missed the headlines, the major scientific analysis released this weekend by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a staggering wake-up call to action on climate.

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When we do that, we will not only maintain America’s leadership in the world but also continue the shift in the marketplace toward clean, renewable energy, which is already accessible and cheaper than coal in places all over the country and the globe. Getting off of coal and fossil fuels doesn’t just help curb the climate crisis, it saves lives and saves money by cutting toxic pollution from coal plants that makes people sick and drives up medical costs.

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