Report: New Jersey in danger of losing state bird due to climate change

New Jersey is in danger of losing its state bird, the Eastern goldfinch, during the summer due to climate change, according to an environmental report.

News 12 Staff

Oct 11, 2019, 10:56 AM

Updated 1,692 days ago

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New Jersey is in danger of losing its state bird, the Eastern goldfinch, during the summer due to climate change, according to an environmental report.
The report by the National Audubon Society says because summers in the state are getting too hot for the bird, it may be forced to change its migration patterns.
Due to a projected global temperature increase of 3 degrees Celsius, the goldfinch could lose up to 100 percent of its summer range.
The goldfinch was designated the official state bird back in 1935.
It’s one of almost 400 bird species threatened by climate change.


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