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Will the song of a single bird delay an Austin highway?

The song of a single endangered bird, detected by Austin biologists in April, could spell a years-long delay for a major Southwest Austin highway project.

The builders of the proposed Texas 45 Southwest had reported as recently as last year that no golden-cheeked warblers were to be found along the toll road’s would-be path.

But the proposed highway route skirts some choice warbler habitat, and last month city of Austin biologists reported that they heard — and later saw — a single male warbler in the proposed right of way… Read more from the Austin American-Statesman