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William Jessup Study Explores Climate Change's Effects On Migratory Birds

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Migratory birds at the Gray Lodge bird sanctuary near Yuba City.

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The ripple effects of climate change studied by scientists are seen in wildfires, hurricanes and even bird migration. A new study out of William Jessup University studied birdcalls along the Pacific Crest Trail and found certain migrant species of birds have trouble adapting their mating schedules to the earlier onset of spring. Professor Michael McGrann is the chair of the environmental sciences division at William Jessup and spent months out on the trail conducting research.

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