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Cold Snaps and Heat Waves

Many songbirds are nesting earlier in spring because of warmer temperatures brought about by climate change. But the shift brings another danger that is especially deadly for nestlings: greater exposure to temperature variability in the form of cold snaps and heat waves. A new study from Cornell documents that such extremes result in more nest failures. Read about this new research on our blog.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology