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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.

Rain Is Proving Deadly For Young Peregrine Falcons In Canada's Arctic
2013-12-03 16:36:09

A University of Alberta study recently published in Oecologia has found that an increase in the frequency of heavy rain brought on by warmer summer temperatures is posing a threat not seen in this species since before pesticides such as DDT were banned from use in Canada in 1970.

2013-07-25 23:27:27

There were 66 confirmed deaths from the West Nile virus last year from mosquitoes' bites.

Feeding Winter Birds Not Helpful
2013-06-24 14:36:31

Freezing temperatures and a layer of snow may make us feel sorry for any birds that remain up north during the winter months, but a new study in the journal Scientific Reports has found feeding these birds may not convey any benefits with respect to breeding.

2013-01-04 05:03:47

Founder of GJM Online Ventures, LLC, Gloria McCoun is excited to announce the launch of her new website, BirdAttracting.com; the website features bird houses, bird feeders, and bird baths in all

2012-06-12 23:01:39

Duncraft’s newest creations are

2012-05-17 23:01:39

Duncraft offers an

2012-03-15 12:25:00

It’s March and already the chirps of winter birds have changed to songs that attract mates and define territories.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.