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The same shade of blue is also found in the living room, downstairs bathroom, and laundry room, which has an accent wall coated in finches standing on a clothesline.
Similarly, the Galapagos naturally lends itself to speciation (hence, Darwin’s famous finches).
For migration seasons throughout the centuries, warblers, thrushes, finches and more than 100 other species of birds have blanketed the skies along the shores of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, down what's called the Mississippi Flyway.
Birders frequently flock to Lake Apopka to see cuckoos and cranes, flycatchers and finches, ducks and doves.
In our yard in western Alabama were dozens of doves, hundreds of finches, an abundance of blue jays.
Now another group of finch-like birds has provided a similar example, but of a different kind of evolution, one driven not by the demands of the environment, but by the demands of female birds.
Some female finches use white feathers to line their nest, perhaps to camouflage white eggs.
Workers discovered the cages were filled with ducklings, quail, parakeets, bunnies, love birds, chickens, roosters and finches.
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