September 5, 2002

Studies Link Acid Rain With Thrush Breeding

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Research recently completed by Ralph S. Hames, a post-doctoral associate at the University’s Lab of Ornithology, shows that the effects of acid rain on the Wood Thrush, a North American songbird whose population has been decreasing since 1966, could play a significant role in its depopulation. Co-authors of the study include Kenneth V. Rosenberg, James D. Lowe, Sara E. Barker and Andr