In many bird species, the eggs in a clutch don’t necessarily hatch at the same time, creating a hierarchy of size within broods.
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You have probably heard the startling impact of a bird hitting a glass pane, or perhaps you’ve come across a dead bird beneath a window. While the effect on the bird was lethal, you were likely affected by that event too.
Every museum has its “greatest hits” tour — those specimens steeped in museum lore that you show off to visitors.
My earliest memory of participating in the creation of the Rainbow Lorikeets is set in a semi-crowded social hour at the 2019 AOS meeting in Anchorage.
In ancient Chinese mythology, cranes were said to carry the souls of the dead to paradise.
After a catastrophic natural event such as a volcanic eruption, what happens to the birds that live in the affected area?
Sand and gravel pits may seem like an unlikely place to nest, but they greatly resemble Bank Swallows’ natural habitat along rivers and lakeshores.
Different raptor species in the Arctic nest at least 700 to 1,800 meters apart — except for the Rough-legged Hawk.
Global warming is increasingly affecting wild bird populations, and because the Arctic is warming more rapidly than any other part of the world, populations of Arctic migratory birds are potentially the most vulnerable.
Dialects, a well-known feature of human languages, can also be found in the vocalizations of various bird species.