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Why Timing of Bird Migration Is Changing

Nov. 12, 2013 — Researchers at the University of East Anglia have found out why birds are migrating earlier and earlier each year. Expert…

Started by Steph S.Latest Reply

Killing one owl to save another - huh?

Many of you have probably heard this one - the USFWS and decided in its infinite wisdom that yes, the only way we can save that Northern Sp…

Started by Liz ELatest Reply

Evolutlion of feathers in 3 min

A TED video on the evolution of feathers.

Started by Ruth Anthony-GardnerLatest Reply

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What songbirds tell us about how we learn

When you throw a wild pitch or sing a flat note, it could be that your basal ganglia made you do it. This area in the middle of the brain…

Started by Steph S.

1 Apr 11
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old history of remarkable change is far from complete

The first comprehensive map of hummingbirds' 22-million-year-old family tree -- reconstructed based on careful analysis of 284 of the world…

Started by Steph S.

0 Apr 9

Missing Hormone ‘Leptin’ Found In Birds

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migrati…

Started by Steph S.

0 Mar 27

Pictures from my Coastal birding tip

Recently I went to view the Whooping Cranes at a Wildlife refuge - putting up a few pics for everyone. Green-winged Teal Reddish Egret and…

Started by Steph S.

2 Mar 9
Reply by Joan Denoo

Massive seabird mortality reported in Atlantic

March 2014: Following the severe storms of the last three months, more than 28,000 seabirds have been found dead along the coasts of south…

Started by Steph S.

1 Mar 7
Reply by Joan Denoo

A Bird Flies South, and It’s News

DUXBURY, Mass. — The snowy owl seemed almost complacent, showing the confidence of a top predator whose bright yellow eyes suggested she m…

Started by Steph S.

2 Feb 7
Reply by Joan Denoo

Disinfect bird feeders twice monthly

Studying the evolution of virulence in bird disease, researchers discovered that virulence increases once a disease is established in an ar…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Jan 10
Reply by Joan Denoo

A Happy Holiday for Birds that Depend on Alaskan Wildlife Refuge

A Happy Holiday for Birds that Depend on Alaskan Wildlife Refuge "On December 23, migratory birds received a fantastic holiday gift—Secre…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Jan 9

Human Expansion Is Leaving Osprey of Canaries Cornered

Nov. 21, 2013 — A team of scientists from the GOHNIC Association in the Canary Islands has concluded in a study that human expansion could…

Started by Steph S.

0 Nov 29, 2013

Add Your Voice to Protect the Red Knot from Extinction

The Red Knot has one of the most impressive migrations in the world, traveling over 9,000 miles twice a year along the Atlantic Flyway fro…

Started by Steph S.

1 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by Liz E


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