Thursday, March 30, 2023


Plasticosis: Scientists found a new disease in birds caused by consuming plastic

While these birds can look healthy on the outside, they're not doing well on the inside.

Woodcocks have the brightest white feathers ever measured

The mainly brown woodcock uses its bright white tail feathers to communicate in semi-darkness.

How do penguins become oceanic birds?

More than 60 million years of evolutionary history reveal how penguins became oceanic birds.

Big brains of birds might help them survive the mass extinction of Nonavian dinosaurs

Bird brains left other dinosaurs behind.

Bird and reptile tears are not so different from human tears

Understanding of the evolution and adaption of different species.

A study suggests Andean Condor birds fly around 172 km without flapping

It actually flaps its wings only for one percent of its flight time.

AI tool to identify individual birds

Task humans are unable to do.

Scientists found remains of an extinct species of half-meter-long pigeon

The species was capable of swallowing fruit as big as a tennis ball.

Wildfires change the types of songs sung by birds

Bird song has been proposed as one measure for seeing how biodiversity is maintained within an ecological community. Song learning using imitation, related to...

Well-preserved frozen bird found in Siberia is 46,000 years old

In 2018, a well-preserved frozen bird was found in the ground in the Belaya Gora area of north-eastern Siberia. Researchers at the Centre for...

10 new bird taxa discovered in little-explored islands of Wallacea

Birds are the best known class of animals, and since 1999, only five or six new species have been described each year on average....

New research suggests sex appeal helped some dinosaurs take flight

Many dinosaurs were covered with simple hair-like feathers. These feathers solely served as insulation to keep dinosaurs warm and had absolutely nothing to do...

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