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.
Tag: the condor
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.
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.
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.
Early in their ecology classes, students learn that plants and animals facing a changing climate have three options: adapt, move, or die.
Imagine living in a grassland landscape with an almost constant low-frequency hum from spinning wind turbine blades. The humming is distracting, so what do you do?
To understand the impact of restoration efforts, one of the things we can do is study the wildlife that lives in these human-restored habitats.