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European storks skip migration to feast on human food waste

http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2016/0316/European-storks-skip-migration-to-feast-on-human-food-waste

“Landfill sites provide abundant food resources that are reliable in both space and time, thus likely contributing to enabling individuals to remain in their breeding territory and on their nests year-round,” the team of British and Portuguese researchers explain in their study published Tuesday in the journal Movement Ecology.

Read this article.  Removing food from its proper nutrient cycle rears its ugly head again…