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177,000 Tricolored Blackbirds Saved in 2020!

Audubon California announces, “Working closely with dairy producers, we protected 100% of the known 15 Tricolored Blackbird colonies on agricultural fields across four counties in California.”

(Sacramento—August 18, 2020)—Breeding colonies of California’s endemic Tricolored Blackbird expanded this year to a number of nesting sites where they have not been observed in years, as Audubon California’s Tricolored Blackbird Working Group concludes its sixth summer of field operations…