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CCC biology professor overcomes obstacles, finds success - Columbus Telegram

Columbus Telegram
Dr. Lauren Gillespie, biological sciences instructor at Central Community College, holds up her eastern bluebird specimens used for her research on how the color of the feathers determine the hormone levels of the birds and how it affects their behaviors.

Photos: Birds sing the restoration song of Silver Bow Creek - Montana Standard

Montana Standard
Scientists from the Bird Ecology Lab at the University of Montana set up a study station near Rocker, Montana last week to take a close look at the local song bird population. Captured song birds were measured for skull size, wing span, gender and ...

Sister species of birds reveal clues to how biodiversity evolves - Phys.Org

By combining global datasets on bird characteristics, citizen-science species sightings and genetics, researchers have begun to answer some key questions in biodiversity. The results are published today in Nature Ecology & Evolution, in two parallel ...

Kauai's Hanalei Colony Resort to remain shut through Sept. 1 because of highway's flood damage - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
... and the adjacent Napali Coast State Wilderness Park and Limahuli Garden & Preserve, home to dozens of indigenous and endangered birds and plants. According to the garden's website, much of its flora and fauna are “found nowhere else on earth.”.

The chatter of birds, frogs, monkeys, and bugs may illuminate the evolution of human language - Quartz

If you listen closely to the sound of birds chirping, you'll hear that they're taking turns. The same goes for croaking frogs and dolphin whistles. Fireflies flirt in alternating flashes, called “courtship dialogues.” And monkey parents will refuse to ...

Unnatural histories: Penelope Gottlieb's "Invasive Species" - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New Mexican
Before the publication of The Birds of America, painter and ornithologist John James Audubon's monumental avian survey that first saw print in 1827, flora and fauna were primarily depicted by naturalists as specimens, separate from any rendering of an ...

Herb grower: Small farms have big impact Iredell - Statesville Record & Landmark

Statesville Record & Landmark
Dressed in a matching dark purple vest and corduroy pants, Madge Eggena stalked her Australian shepherds Herby and Poppy across her backyard. Birds chirped, trees swayed and an ornery rooster named Arthur crowed in the humid morning air. Eggena's ...


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Birds, Birds, Birds
United States

Protects and enhances the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of ...

All About Birds
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General information source about birds. Includes fun facts, bird jokes, common questions, and other resources.

Amazing World of Birds: Extinction in Birds
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Notes on recently extinct birds including the dodos, Hawaiian Drepanididae, Passenger Pigeon, Great Auk, and others.

A Field Guide to the Birds on the Web
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Links to pictures, sounds, and video of the birds of the world, systematically indexed.

NATURE: Extraordinary Birds
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Reveals some of the astonishing abilities that birds possess.

Birds & Blooms
United States

Features birds & Blooms, the American magazine about birds, gardens, and butterflies. Includes articles, photos, and more.

Birds Australia (BA)

We are a national organisation working for the conservation and protection of Australia's native birds and their habitats. There are ...

Göteborgs Ornitologiska Förening

Purpose is to protect and investigate birdlife, spread knowledge about birds, and stimulate interest in wild birds. In Swedish and ...

Brief Guide to Common Birds
United States

Voices of some of the most widespread and common birds in North America.

Birds in Backyards
United States

birds in Backyards is an Australian research, education, and conservation program focusing on birds and the urban environment.

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - The Raptor Center
United States

International medical facility for birds of prey. Provides information about birds of prey, endangered/threatened birds, and related environmental issues.

Indian Birds

Information on birds and mammals of India. Includes articles, birding hotspots, trip report, and photogallery.

United Kingdom

Promotes conservation of birds of prey through education, captive breeding, and research.

United States

Reports about rare and newly-described birds around the world, plus discussion board and trip advice.

Urban Birds
United States

Article discussing how birds have adapted to urban foraging amid the artificial concrete and steel ecosystems of cities.

Birds Wiki
United States

Online field guide that invites readers to add to and edit.

Flight in Birds
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How do birds fly? An introduction to flight in birds examining wing shape, airflows, flapping flight and gliding.

South Bay Bird Society
United States

Educating the general public and members on the health, well-being, longevity, and stability of companion birds and those living in ...


Ornithologists at the Max Planck Society demonstrate that urban birds are more resistant to acute stress than forest dwelling birds. ...

Crows and Ravens: Birds of Mystery and Intrigue
United States

Focuses on the intelligence and myths surrounding these birds.

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