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.
New research shows that fall migration patterns have been shifting over time.
How does a fungal ecologist end up getting a grant from an ornithological society?
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.
In the Pacific Northwest, the range expansion of Barred Owls has already contributed to a conservation crisis for Northern Spotted Owls.
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.
If you’re a predator that eats baby birds — say, an American Crow — eavesdropping on the begging calls of nestlings can be an easy way to find your next meal.