Swainsons warbler-publicdomain

“With its natural habitat mostly gone, one of North America’s rarest songbirds has found a surprising workaround: It’s thriving in the industrial pine plantations of the southeastern United States,” reports National Geographic.

Farmed loblolly pines are becoming the main breeding habitat for the mysterious Swainson’s warbler, according to a recent study published in Bird Conservation International.

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