Tag: ornithologist

  • Birdsong Apps Pose Threat to Breeding

    Birdsong Apps Pose Threat to Breeding

    Bird watching as a hobby has been traced back to the late-18th century as portrayed in the works of English naturalists and ornithologists Gilbert White, Thomas Bewick and George Montagu...

  • Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival 2012

    The 20th annual Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival offers the perfect opportunity to experience wildlife at its best...

  • Sigurgeirs Bird Museum in Iceland

    Sigurgeirs Bird Museum in Iceland

    Surrounded by volcanic landforms and wetlands, Lake Mývatn, located near the Krafla volcano in the north of Iceland, is home to a wide range of birdlife, particularly waterfowl. Its rich ...

  • Feather Degrading Bacteria Studied

    The existence of feather degrading bacteria in wild birds was only discovered for the first time approximately ten years ago. This natural phenomenon has therefore been plaguing ornithologists ...

  • Slender-billed Curlews Extinct?

    Sometimes the daily habits of a certain bird species may be so obscure that ornithologists are not even sure how many of them exist. That certainly seems to be the case with the Slender-billed ...

  • Ornithologist Pair Break Record

    For many bird lovers it seems like the sort of thing dreams are made of – giving up everything to enjoy a year spotting some of the most rare birds in some of the most exotic locations around ...

  • New Bio-Acoustic Technology A Boon For Conservationists

    Most people are aware of the fact that years of pollution is taking its toll on our planet and the creatures on it, but when it comes to birds it is sometimes difficult to get an accurate ...

  • Night Migration Mysteries Revealed

    A recent study conducted by researchers from the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University of Illinois has resulted in statistical data to prove that during their nocturnal migration ...