Familiar birds will leave Britain to be replaced by foreign species
because of global warming, ornithologists warned today.
An increase in visitors means more pollution, more expansion and the importation of more foreign species
He said the foreign species
do not multiply like the wild variety; they tend to stay in one place and then pollinate the wild variety.
Janine Van Norman, chief of the Ecological Services Program's Branch of Foreign Species
, may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-358-2370.
"Nowadays plants are moved from one side of the world to another very quickly and foreign species
can be brought in.
``One of the problems with foreign species
is you cannot foresee the problems they will bring.
animal species and five foreign species
have dual status.
Although it has been classified since 1970 as endangered, the albatross, which breeds only on two remote Japanese islands, was listed solely as a foreign species
. Because of this oversight, the far-ranging seabird was not legally protected under the ESA when it ventured into Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.