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Critics said the western population of yellow-billed cuckoos should not have been declared a threatened species because it is not distinct from thriving populations of the bird in the eastern U.S. (Photo by Dan Pancamo/Creative Commons)

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Federal officials said they will re-evaluate the threatened species status of the western yellow-billed cuckoo, after petitions from Arizona miners, ranchers and other groups argued that the species is no different from thriving eastern populations of the bird.

By Sarabeth Henne, Cronkite News July 3, 2018
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