Bird migration is one of the most spectacular wildlife phenomena on the planet, especially that of shorebirds that migrate thousands of miles every year.
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What do you do when you have to teach field ornithology during a lockdown? This is the dilemma that I shared with many college instructors this spring.
Population size estimation is experiencing a bit of a renaissance, due in no small part to the recent “three billion birds lost” paper by Rosenberg et al.
More Americans are discovering birding as a hobby during the pandemic, but for many ornithologists, bird research will look quite different this year.
Bird song has long been considered a sexually selected signal, used predominantly by male songbirds for territorial defense and mate attraction.
If you were searching for a summer home for your young family, would you choose a place amidst lush coastal meadows, or high up in the mountains?
The beauty of specimens in biological collections is that they keep serving researchers for an indefinite period of time after they have been collected.
When the fragment of calcareous plate was unearthed in sunny southeastern France, there was a hint of the presence within it of small fossil bones.
Human dimensions are critical in understanding, preserving, and managing birds that eat crop pests, provide economic opportunities, and bring us joy.
In the first year of my PhD, I spent a lot of time studying the phylogenetics literature to spark ideas for research into the diversification of songbirds in the Americas.