Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum: Darwin's Goldfinches Article

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Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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May 5, 2014 6:51 PM CST
I know there's a lot of bird lovers on this forum and I thought this was too cool of an article not to share. I'm not much of a bird person myself, but I do have a thing about introduced (and especially invasive) species having an effect on natives. And I think the scientists' solution to this problem was just so clever and I like how they do it without disturbing the birds. Check it out - deadly parasitic maggots versus the goldfinches!
Name: Glen Ingram
Macleay Is, Qld, Australia (Zone 12a)
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May 5, 2014 10:27 PM CST
Clever indeed. Fingers crossed the cotton balls work.

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