Date Last Updated: July 19, 2019

Tag: sparrow

  • White-crowned Sparrow Males Unruffled by Younger Rivals

    White-crowned Sparrow Males Unruffled by Younger Rivals

    In the territorial world of nature, it's not uncommon for older males to give way to the younger generation, albeit with a fight. Researchers have recently discovered that this is not ...

  • Interesting RSPB Survey Results

    Interesting RSPB Survey Results

    The RSPB's wildlife survey would not be possible if not for the loyal participation of the public, who assist in the Make Your Nature Count project. The survey began on the 4th of June and ran ...

  • Bills Regulate Body Temperature

    Bills Regulate Body Temperature

    On 20 July 2011 the research done by a team of scientists from the well-known Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center was published in the Ecography journal, and has revealed more insight into the use ...

  • Attracting Birds: Seed Preferences

    There is no better way to decorate your garden than with a collection of wild birds that bring color and song to the trees and landscaped areas. Luring a variety of birds to a garden is not ...

  • Shifting Migrations Might Indicate Global Warming

    Each year thousands of citizens in the US get involved with the annual Christmas bird count. They are not professional birders, but their counts do help biologists and other researchers to get ...

  • Mirror Test Reveals Magpie’s Amazing Self-Recognition Ability

    In a research project which shatters the long held belief that the ability of self-recognition was restricted to select primates, it has been discovered that Magpies also have this ability. ...

  • Gambel’s White-Crowned Sparrow Provides a Medical Breakthrough

    There may be new hope on the horizon for sufferers of age related degenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson’s and dementia. This is thanks to a little song bird species known as ...