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The Condor Oct 19
Check out this blog post by two of the authors of this week's new paper on how curassows & tinamous use secondary forest in the absence of hunting:
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Mark Mallory 3h
Well, they projectile vomit, which I kind of admire in an X-man sort of way, but it's pretty foul ...
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RSPB Science 5h
We're part of a study investigating how are birds using solar farms - and these are the results so far:
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AvianBiologyResearch 10h
The first case of angioinvasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a Himalayan Griffon Vulture (Gyps himalayensis)
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RSPB Science Oct 15
NEW BLOG: explains what the 2016 Breeding Waders of English Upland Farming showed for our wader populations:
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AvianBiologyResearch 3h
Now available on Fast Track: Light microscopy study of the retina of the Yellow-legged Gull, Larus michahellis, and the relationship between environment and behaviour
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LeoPixel Designs 2h
Keep Calm and Go Bird Watching t-shirt for Bird Watching enthusiasts
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AvianBiologyResearch 17h
Effects of supplemental food on the behaviour and paternity status of male Indigo Buntings (Passerina cyanea)
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John R. Hutchinson Oct 8
Twitter: lots is known (scientifically) about how birds fold their wings (passively/actively). What is known about leg-folding, i.e. to collapse the legs for flight (minimize drag etc)? Are there unusual mechanisms involved (unlike leg function in walk/run)?
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BirdNote 22h
Twice a year, this migrates over the Himalayas, the tallest mountains on the planet.
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AvianBiologyResearch 22h
HSP70 level in blood is associated with eggshell blue-green colouration the pied flycatcher
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nicola crockford Oct 16
Replying to @GlobalFlyway
The only 1 of the 7 transmitting satellite tagged bar-tailed godwits still not back at its catching site on Australia's Kimberley coast is the Mindoro bird who's just loving the Philippines, hanging out in Mangarin Bay (San Jose & Magsaysay)
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John Ward 18h
Behavioural Ecology and Habitat use of the European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) during Stopover in Southern Sweden: A radiotracking study Lund University
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Avocetta 3h
Combining data from multiple sources to design a raptor census - the first national survey of the Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus in Poland
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Cornell Lab Sep 17
Four billion: that's the number of birds that will fly across the United States this fall. (We counted.) Thanks to the radar wizardry of the team! Brand new research
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Steffen Oppel Oct 19
new paper in shows that tropical have very flexible foraging tactics - and know where to find the fish:
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BCI Journal Oct 16
Poland's first ever national survey of the Montagu's Harrier estimates it may host 20% of the European population. Read how has proven an invaluable way to calculate this:
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Kyle Horton Sep 11
Migratory birds face a growing number of threats, including light pollution. We're trying to put our science into action: highlighting the threat, identifying when birds are on the move, and when possible, turning off lights. Check out our op-ed in
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Alex Nicol-Harper Oct 14
Replying to @_BTO
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David Tan 3h
It’s always a good day when you recover some beautiful from a salvaged bird. This one came from a dead Scaly-breasted Munia
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