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2014-09-22 03:00:21

The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.

Birds Communicate Through Scents
2013-09-04 06:42:56

For most animals, scent is the instant messenger of choice for quickly exchanging personal profiles. Scientists, however, have long dismissed birds as odor-eschewing Luddites that don’t take advantage of scent-based communications.

2013-02-13 14:43:36

Published today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and University of Cambridge, the study reveals that male hihi birds develop more colorful and attractive breeding feathers if they receive a nest diet rich in carotenoids – natural pigments found mainly in fruit and vegetables.

How To Tell If An Avian Dinosaur Was Male Or Female
2013-01-23 08:14:54

An international team of paleontologists has discovered a definitive way to determine the sex of an avian dinosaur species.

Songbirds Sing In 3D
2013-01-08 19:14:57

An international team of scientists decided to take a deeper look into the physical mechanics behind birds’ vocalizations

Dinosaurs May Have Shaken Tail Feathers In Elaborate Mating Display
2013-01-07 14:42:34

Researchers examining the fossilized remains of dinosaur tail bones discovered that dinosaurs, like modern-day turkeys and the peacocks, may have shaken their dazzling tail feathers to attract mates.

Evidence Links Birds And Dinosaurs
2012-11-21 21:16:27

More evidence has emerged, published in the journal Current Biology, claiming birds are the descendants of dinosaurs.

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature.

2011-12-16 17:00:00

As the feather extension craze peaks this Christmas, Air Feathers finally offers it's cruelty free, no kill professional products to the public in the hopes of keeping more birds from being


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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