Mimics of the Animal Kingdom
Art Imitates Life? Try Bird Imitates Caterpillar. Animals that mimic to survive
Christmas Bird Count and Citizen Science Through The Years
The Christmas Bird Count is upon us! From Dec. 14 until Jan. 5, birders of all stripes will be participating in a long-running "citizen science" project.
Driving the Evolution of Cliff Swallows
Charles R. Brown and Mary Bomberger Brown have been studying cliff swallows (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) in southwestern Nebraska since the early 1980s.
How The Near Extinction of Indian Vultures Led to Disaster
The populations of the nine species of Indian vultures began to plummet in the 1990s
Let’s Talk Turkey
First of all, why the name "turkey?"
Winter Coping Strategies for Animals – and for Us
The winter coping strategies of birds and humans are not so different.
Singing’s Not Just for the Birds Anymore
The common perception of bat calls consists of squeaks and chirps. But many bats, including Mexican free-tailed bats of Austin, TX, sing to one another.
Passengers Long Gone
Martha, last of the passenger pigeons.