Drought threatens migrating birds A year of drought has ravaged wetlands and crops throughout Texas and New Mexico, forcin...
Snow geese fly over Gordonville, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
<ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows sandhill cranes at the refuge ...
<ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows a pair of sandhill cranes at t...
<ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows sandhill cranes at the refuge ...
<ul><li>This undated photo courtesy of Arizona Game and Fish Department shows sandhill cranes in flight. From the sandhill...
In this Friday, March 18, 2011 photo, a sandhill crane dances next to a group of others in a creek near Newark, Neb. About...
<ul><li>In this Friday, March 18, 2011 photo, Sandhill cranes fly in formation in front a nearly full moon near Alda, Neb....
<ul><li>In this Nov. 23, 2009 file photo, thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese and other migratory birds gather at Bos...
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  1. 1. Drought threatens migrating birds A year of drought has ravaged wetlands and crops throughout Texas and New Mexico, forcing the birds to fly off course in search of water and food. http://news.yahoo.com/photos/drought-threatens-migrating-birds-1321892609-slideshow/undated-image-provided-bosque-del-apache-national-wildlife-photo-141043502.html#crsl=%252Fphotos%252Fdrought-threatens-migrating-birds-1321892609-slideshow%252Fsnow-geese-fly-over-gordonville-pa-thursday-feb-photo-20110224-140533-799.html
  2. 2. Snow geese fly over Gordonville, Pa., Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
  3. 3. <ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows sandhill cranes at the refuge near Socorro, N.M. Biologists at the refuge are expecting record numbers of migrating birds this year due to severe drought conditions in neighboring Texas. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Marvin Jana Svobodova, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows a pair of sandhill cranes at the refuge near Socorro, N.M. Biologists at the refuge are expecting record numbers of migrating birds this year due to severe drought conditions in neighboring Texas. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Marvin DeJong, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>This undated image provided by the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge shows sandhill cranes at the refuge near Socorro, N.M. Biologists at the refuge are expecting record numbers of migrating birds this year due to severe drought conditions in neighboring Texas. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Marvin Jana Svobodova, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>This undated photo courtesy of Arizona Game and Fish Department shows sandhill cranes in flight. From the sandhill crane to the red-faced warbler, rock stars of the birding world have spawned a tourism industry in Arizona that draws bird-watchers from around the world. (AP Photo/Arizona Game and Fish Department) </li></ul>
  7. 7. In this Friday, March 18, 2011 photo, a sandhill crane dances next to a group of others in a creek near Newark, Neb. About half a million sandhill cranes stop along an 80-mile stretch of the Platte River for three to four weeks each spring in March and April before continuing their journey to Canada, Alaska and Siberia.
  8. 8. <ul><li>In this Friday, March 18, 2011 photo, Sandhill cranes fly in formation in front a nearly full moon near Alda, Neb. About half a million sandhill cranes stop along an 80-mile stretch of the Platte River for three to four weeks each spring in March and April before continuing their journey to Canada, Alaska and Siberia. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>In this Nov. 23, 2009 file photo, thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese and other migratory birds gather at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge south of Socorro, N.M. Biologists at the refuge are expecting record numbers of migrating birds this year due to severe drought conditions in neighboring Texas. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File) </li></ul>

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