Tag: research

  • Climate Changes Affect Bird Populations in Europe

    Terms such as global warming, carbon footprint and climate change are becoming part of every day vocabulary as people become more aware of the far reaching consequences of mankind’s ...

  • Red Kites Return to North of Ireland

    After an absence of about 200 years, the magnificent Red Kite with its more than five foot wingspan, rusty-red coloring, distinctive forked tail, black wing tips and white patches under each ...

  • Bird Conference To Have Renewable Energy Theme

    Not many people pair up "birds" with the concept of "renewable energy" but that is exactly what is going to happen at an upcoming bird conservation conference to be held in Columbia later this ...

  • Fruit in Your Pet Bird’s Diet

    Due largely to their intelligence and entertainment value, birds from the Psittaciformesorder, which includes Parrots and Cockatoos, are very popular as household pets. Bird-lovers who have ...

  • Birding in the fascinating Republic of Malta

    The Republic of Malta consists of an archipelago of seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea of Southern Europe. With its warm Mediterranean climate and varied habitats, Malta is a superb birding ...

  • 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 ...

  • Birds Share Mammalian Sleep Patterns

    It has always been thought that only mammals enjoy the somewhat varied sleep patterns that we are all so familiar with, but now it seems that birds are capable of REM, slow-wave sleep, ...

  • New Genetic Research Turns Bird Families Upside Down

    A recent study of bird genetics has researchers startled with surprising new findings. After completing the largest study of bird genetics ever undertaken, U.S. researchers are discovering that ...

  • Amazing Migration Survival Tactics

    Ongoing ornithological research continues to confirm what keen bird-watchers have suspected all along - their feathered friends are highly intelligent and adaptive, with an amazing array of ...

  • Bird Watchers and Advanced Technology Contribute to Complex Biodiversity Study

    Dedicated volunteer bird-watchers covered around 3,500 routes across the United States, Canada and Alaska as participants in the North American Breeding Bird survey. This data is being used by ...