I can distinctly remember why I became interested in the number and relative frequency of food plants for African sunbirds that are useful to humans.
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Unraveling the mysteries of Neotropical bird diversity has captured the attention of scientists for more than 100 years.
It was my experiences as a hawk counter that first drew me to studying raptors as a master’s degree student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
When hungry sea lions started using an important wetland in Chile like an all-you-can-eat swan buffet, local authorities were taken by surprise.
If you were to go birdwatching along a forested trail during the Florida winter, chances are you wouldn’t encounter much at first.
In many bird species, the eggs in a clutch don’t necessarily hatch at the same time, creating a hierarchy of size within broods.
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.