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Auk Editor Pick - Feather-Munching Bacteria Damage Wild Bird Plumage

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A new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances links feather-degrading bacteria to damaged plumage on wild birds for the first time, offering new insights into how birds’ ecology and behavior might affect their exposure to these little-studied microbes. Read the press release at https://aoucospubsblog.org/2016/07/13/feather-munching-bacteria-damage-wild-bird-plumage/.

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