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The Science Behind the State of the Birds Report 2011

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/the-science-behind-the-state-of-the-birds-report-2011/

Collage: Short-tailed Albatross with “Primary bird habitats.” USGS, Gap Analysis Program. Feb. 2010. GAP National Land Cover, Version 1.

In a unique application of data, this year’s report provides the nation’s first assessment of birds on public lands and waters.

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