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2014-12-21 23:01:18

Merry Mechanization’s New Improved Interactive Nesting allows users the ability to flip/rotate parts within SMP/IS sheet metal fabrication software. Englewood,

2014-10-24 16:27:27

Family and location awareness expands the accuracy and simplicity of Nest-powered homes SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.

Study Of Sociable Weavers Shows Everybody Needs Good Neighbors
2014-07-07 03:56:07

A new insight into one of the biggest questions in science – why some animals, including humans, work together to maintain a common good – has been achieved by scientists at the University of Sheffield.

2014-07-03 10:08:00

A new species of spider wasp, the 'Bone-house Wasp,' may use chemical cues from dead ants as a nest protection strategy.

Saving Endangered Birds By Giving Them Treated Cotton For Nests
2014-05-06 03:06:47

When University of Utah biologists set out cotton balls treated with a mild pesticide, wild finches in the Galapagos Islands used the cotton to help build their nests, killing parasitic fly maggots to protect baby birds. The researchers say the self-fumigation method may help endangered birds and even some mammals.

Do Birds Communicate With Their Eyes?
2014-02-05 12:41:12

Researchers in Cambridge and Exeter have discovered that jackdaws use their eyes to communicate with each other – the first time this has been shown in non-primates.

Climate Change Affecting Prairie Hawks
2014-01-21 10:20:22

Researchers are studying how climate change is impacting endangered prairie hawks.

Tree Sparrows Recognize Foreign Eggs In Their Nest By Color And Shape
2013-12-11 09:23:39

Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have discovered that tree sparrows can recognize eggs deposited by other tree sparrows but do not always reject them.

Crocs Use Lures To Catch Birds
2013-12-05 13:03:19

A new study has found that crocodiles sometimes use sticks and twigs to lure unsuspecting birds, particularly during nest-building season.


Latest Bird nest Reference Libraries

Western Drywood Termite, Incisitermes minor
2013-08-13 11:52:27

The western drywood termite (Incisitermes minor) is a species of termite that is can be found in western areas of North America. Its native range includes northern areas of Mexico and western areas of the United States, but it has also been found in eastern areas of the United States, Japan, China, and Hawaii. This species prefers to reside in Mediterranean climates that are arid, although it will live in other climates, and can often be found in California oak woodlands in many types of...

Hodotermes
2013-08-13 11:32:19

Hodotermes is a genus that contains two species of African harvester termites known as H. mossambicus and H. erithreensis. The collective range of both species extends from some areas of South Africa through the savannas in East Africa to Palaearctic North Africa. Both species are subterraneous, nesting under the ground, but the nests of H. mossambicus can contain several sphere-shaped hives, and long tunnels connect the rooms of each nest. It is typical for all harvester termites to have...

Bufflehead, Bucephala albeola
2012-04-02 19:59:01

The Bufflehead, (Bucephala albeola), is a species of sea duck of the goldeneye family. It was first described by Linnaeus in 1758 as Anas albeola. This is a migratory species with most populations wintering in protected coastal waters, or open inland waters on the east and west coasts of North America as far south as the southern United States. It is an extremely rare vagrant to western Europe. Their breeding habitat is wooded lakes and ponds in Alaska and Canada, almost exclusively included...

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2010-02-03 16:02:04

Maiasaura, meaning "good mother lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Campanian age of the Upper Cretaceous Period (74 million years ago). It lived in what is now the state of Montana in the United States. It was discovered by paleontologist Jack Horner, whom was a paleontology advisor for the Jurassic Park movies. It was also co-discovered by Robert Makela. The dinosaur was named after finding a series of nests with egg and hatchling remains at Egg Mountain, in rocks of the Two Medicine...

White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis
2009-07-15 14:41:32

The White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) lives in the woodlands across much of North America. It is a small, stocky songbird which measures 5"“6 inches long. Its wingspan is 8-11 inches in width, and it has a powerful bill and strong feet but only weighs in at 0.64"“1.06 ounces. The approximate lifespan of this particular nuthatch is two years, but it has been recorded to live as long as twelve years and nine months. Currently there are approximately 10 million individual...

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