Tag: lifespan

  • DNA Research Reveals Lifespan Link

    DNA Research Reveals Lifespan Link

    Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Glasgow have determined in a study of the DNA of a captive population of zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata), that just one specific piece of ...

  • Razorbill Breaks Records

    It’s been an incredible 41 years since the razorbill chick was born and ringed and now it seems that a British razorbill is completely dominating previous bird age records. The razorbill, ...

  • Avoid Obesity in Pet Birds

    People who keep birds as pets, generally do so because they enjoy their company and entertaining antics. Yet many of these bird lovers inadvertently allow their pet birds to become overweight, ...

  • Senegal Parrots Make Fantastic Pets

    If you are considering purchasing a parrot as a pet, you should consider the Senegal Parrot. They are perfect for owners who are living in flats, as they are not as noisy as most other parrots ...

  • A Bird’s Life

    How long can birds live in the wild? Anyone who has found a dead bird may wonder about their lifespan. Scientists have as well. For decades, they have been marking birds with numbered metal ...