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Article ID: 692991

Smooth Dance Moves Confirm New Bird-of-Paradise Species

Cornell University

Newly publicized audiovisuals support full species status for one of the dancing birds-of-paradise in New Guinea.

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17-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692963

Researchers Establish Link Between Hormone, Generosity in Birds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

A new experimental study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has found that administering a naturally produced hormone to pinyon jays can increase food sharing among the highly social species.

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17-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692897

‘Scrambled Like an Egg’: New Migratory Bird Treaty Act Interpretation Reverses Decades of Policy

Cornell University

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Article ID: 692710

To Impress Females, Costa’s Hummingbirds “Sing” With Their Tail Feathers

University of California, Riverside

Unlike related hummingbird species, Costa’s perform their dives to the side of females, rather than in front of them. In a paper published today in Current Biology, researchers at the University of California, Riverside show this trajectory minimizes an audible Doppler sound that occurs when the Costa’s dive.

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12-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692509

Scientists Records Brain Activity of Free-flying Bats

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a way to study the brain of a bat as it flies, recording for the first time what happens as a roving animal focuses and refocuses its attention.

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10-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692353

Species Hitch a Ride on Birds and the Wind to Join Green Roof Communities

University of Portsmouth

New research suggests that species that live on green roofs arrived by hitching lifts on birds or by riding air currents.

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6-Apr-2018 4:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692302

New Radar Maps Track and Predict Bird Migrations

Cornell University

With spring bird migration just getting underway, anyone captivated by these twice-yearly epic journeys will enjoy delving into new online maps that predict large movements of birds and show where they are occurring in near real-time.

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5-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692208

Study: Climate Change Could Impact Critical Food Supplies for Migratory Birds

Cornell University

Climate change could disrupt a critical fueling-up stage for migratory birds just as they’re preparing to depart on their autumn journeys to Central America, according to research published in the journal Ecology Letters.

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Article ID: 690939

Altering Songbird Brain Provides Insight Into Human Behavior

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A study from UT Southwestern's Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute demonstrates that a bird's song can be altered -- to the syllable -- by activating and deactivating a neuronal pathway responsible for helping the brain determine whether a vocalization is performed correctly.

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12-Mar-2018 12:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691050

Studies Support the Idea that Female Birds Prefer to Mate and Raise Chicks with Smart Males

New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Two former New Mexico State University biology graduate students are currently publishing their dissertation research investigating how the selection of mates may have contributed to the development of sophisticated cognitive abilities in birds.

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13-Mar-2018 4:00 PM EDT
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