Bird song has long been considered a sexually selected signal, used predominantly by male songbirds for territorial defense and mate attraction.
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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.
The Andean mountains of Colombia, my homeland, are home to the world’s highest diversity of birds and are a major coffee-producing region.
Birds in the tapaculo genus Scytalopus are a perennial source of headaches for ornithologists interested in species limits.
Our passion for migratory birds and curiosity to reveal the mysteries of migration took us to one of the most spectacular regions of Colombia: the Darién.
The Midwest’s vast seas of corn and soybeans are not known for their bird abundance or diversity, but if you look in the right places, the birds are there.