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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

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The lesser prairie chicken's range covers a portion of the oil-rich Permian Basin. The habitat of the bird, a type of grouse, has diminished across about 90% of its historical range. The crow-size, terrestrial birds are known for spring courtship rituals that include flamboyant dances.
Published 3 months ago · Albuquerque, United States

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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government announced protections Thursday for two populations of a rare prairie bird that's found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country’s most prolific oil and gas fields.

3 months ago·United States
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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government says it will protect two populations of a rare prairie bird that’s found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country’s most prolific oil and gas fields. The lesser prairie chicken’s range covers a portion of the oil-rich Permian Basin along the New Mexico-Texas line, and extends into parts of Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas. The bird’s habitat has diminished about 90% from historical levels. O…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government Thursday announced protections for two populations of a rare prairie bird that’s found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country’s most prolific oil and gas fields. The lesser prairie chicken’s range covers a portion of the oil-rich Permian Basin along the New Mexico-Texas state line…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers - Local News 8

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. government says it will protect two populations of a rare prairie bird that’s found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country’s most prolific oil and gas fields. The lesser prairie chicken’s range covers a portion of the oil-rich Permian Basin along the New Mexico-Texas line, and extends into parts of Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas. The bird’s habitat has diminished about 90% from historical levels. O…

3 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The U.S. government Thursday announced protections for two populations of a rare prairie bird that's found in parts of the Midwest, including one of the country's most prolific oil and gas fields.

3 months ago·Canada
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US gives protections to rare Midwest bird as prairie suffers

The habitat of the bird, a type of grouse, has diminished across about 90% of its historical range.

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