In today's In a Nutshell... Quoth The Ravens Nevermore Since 1970 the amount of birds in Canada and the US has diminished by 29 percent, or 3 billion. The destruction of habitat and an increased use of pesticides has been thought to cause this drastic decline. While there is not much concern overall, conservation experts say that the loss of more common bird types like robins and sparrows is worrisome because they are vital to the ecosystem. #birds#ecosystem#gogreen Read more in today's Daily Pnut. Link in bio.