Climate change threatens birds in Massachusetts: study

LINCOLN, Mass. -- A new report warns that more than 40 per cent of the most common breeding species of birds in Massachusetts are considered "highly vulnerable" to climate change.

The Mass Audubon State of the Birds report released this week says many of the 143 species of birds in the study could decline further in number in the next 30 to 50 years, while some species could disappear entirely.

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