Tag: flight

  • Glass Coating Offers Solution to Window-Related Bird Deaths

    Glass Coating Offers Solution to Window-Related Bird Deaths

    Flying into glass windows they are unable to see is one of the leading causes of bird deaths in urban areas. So the invention of a glass coating which is visible to birds, while remaining ...

  • Avian Edutainment at Weltvogelpark Walsrode

    Avian Edutainment at Weltvogelpark Walsrode

    overing more than 24 hectares, with more than four thousand birds representing 675 species from all around the world, Weltvogelpark Walsrode is a birding enthusiast's paradise.

  • Possible Insights into the Evolution of Flight

    Possible Insights into the Evolution of Flight

    A study run by the University of Montana might just be able to bring clarity to the evolution of flight, as Brandon Jackson and his team conducted research into bird flight. Their findings have ...

  • Astounding Research into Great Snipe Migration

    Astounding Research into Great Snipe Migration

    There are twenty-five species of wading birds that fall under the Scolopacidae family, and the great snipe is one of them. Generally recognized by their long bills and plumage coloring that ...

  • Study Sheds Light on Bird Collisions

    Study Sheds Light on Bird Collisions

    It seems that the engineering feats of humans, such as wind turbines, telephone poles, pylons and buildings, are accidently causing the death of many birds. As birds are considered creatures ...

  • New Discovery Sheds Light on Bird Evolution

    Up until a few days ago it was a commonly held belief that modern birds evolved from theropod dinosaurs such as the tyrannosaurus or allosaurus. Now new evidence has been found in favour of the ...

  • Migration Flights Test Bird Stamina

    It has long been known that migrating birds embark on particularly long and grueling journeys when they cross the oceans. What hasn’t been known for sure is whether or not they somehow stop ...

  • Target Training Your Bird

    You might think its cool when your friend calls his bird over and it lands on his arm – but how do you get yours to follow suit? Your bird has been sitting in his cage so long that you’re ...