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Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center research is mentioned in this article: Jays and Crows Act as Ecosystem Engineers.
"A new Review in The Condor: Ornithological Applications explores how oaks and pines depend on corvids, the group of birds that includes ravens, crows, and jays, to reproduce and spread—and how birds may be the key to helping these valuable trees weather the challenges of habitat fragmentation and climate change." —The Condor
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