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'Teenage' songbirds experience high mortality due to many causes, study finds

Nearly one-third of songbird species across North America are experiencing long-term declines. Scientists have spent years researching pote…

Started by Steph S.Latest Reply

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

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Birdology by Sy Montgomery (Delanceyplace.com)

This morning's vignette from Delanceyplace struck me as being worthy of mention here ... so here I am, mentioning it!  Enjoy. ============…

Started by Loren Miller

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Reply by Bertold Brautigan

Climate Change favors ornament decrease

Those delightful extravagant male ornaments such as bright color and showy plumes are likely to disappear due to selective pressure from th…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jan 25
Reply by Idaho Spud

Climate Change plus Open Pit Mine kills several thousand snow geese

Thousands of snow geese die in Montana after landing on contaminated water Several thousand snow geese have died after a snowstorm forced l…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 7, 2016

Wind Farms less lethal to birds than fossil fuels

Contextualizing avian mortality: A preliminary appraisal of bird and bat fatalities from wind, fossil-fuel, and nuclear electricity So much…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Nov 8, 2016

Crows carry objects with sticks

Crows are first animals spotted using tools to carry objects New Caledonian crows ... have been filmed inserting sticks into objects to tra…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 29, 2016

Hawks in trouble from heat

Heat prompts thousands of young hawks to leave nest early Tucson's Wildlife Center is caring for 200 young Cooper's hawks which left the ne…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 13, 2016

423 North American Bird Species Risk Extinction

Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors A new report published by North America…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 22, 2016

Wonders of the World, Birds

Another gift from Angelica. It just takes my breath away to realize the great diversity that comes about by natural selection. No need for…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 May 10, 2016

Bird Window Strikes

Urge nearby cities to dim high-rise lights during bird migration season. ...the average high-rise is responsible for 700 to 1,000 bird deat…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 3, 2016
Reply by Joan Denoo

Restoring Europe's Vultures

Restoring Europe's Vultures "What is true: Over the last 25 years, humans have decimated vulture populations in Africa and Asia, mainly th…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Mar 29, 2016

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