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Newswise: Study: Birds Exposed to PCBs as Nestlings Show Behavior Changes as Adults
Released: 26-Mar-2020 10:45 AM EDT
Study: Birds Exposed to PCBs as Nestlings Show Behavior Changes as Adults
Cornell University

According to a new study, Zebra Finches exposed to low levels of environmental PCBs as nestlings show changes in breeding behavior as adults.

Newswise: Fossil Finds Give Clues about Flying, Spike-toothed Reptiles in the Sahara 100 Million Years Ago
Released: 25-Mar-2020 5:05 AM EDT
Fossil Finds Give Clues about Flying, Spike-toothed Reptiles in the Sahara 100 Million Years Ago
Baylor University

Three new species of toothed pterosaurs — flying reptiles of the Cretaceous period, some 100 million years ago — have been identified in Africa by an international team of scientists led by Baylor University.

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Released: 23-Mar-2020 2:55 PM EDT
Christmas Island discovery redraws map of life
University of Queensland

The world's animal distribution map will need to be redrawn and textbooks updated, after researchers discovered the existence of 'Australian' species on Christmas Island.

Released: 4-Mar-2020 8:20 AM EST
Birds of a feather better not together
Washington University in St. Louis

A new study of North American birds from Washington University in St. Louis finds that the regional stability of ecosystems over time depends on both the total number of species present in a locality and on the variation in species identities among localities.

Released: 4-Mar-2020 8:05 AM EST
Ornithology lab releases high-resolution migration maps
Cornell University

What do you get when you combine what bird-watchers observe with what satellites see from space? Something spectacular.

Newswise: Itineraries of Migratory Birds Are Revealed in Unprecedented Detail
Released: 3-Mar-2020 9:15 AM EST
Itineraries of Migratory Birds Are Revealed in Unprecedented Detail
Cornell University

The eBird program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology just released more than 500 animated maps spanning the entire Western Hemisphere. The maps show in fine detail where hundreds of species of migratory birds travel and how their numbers vary with habitat, geography, and time of year.

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Released: 21-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
Frozen bird turns out to be 46,000-year-old horned lark
Stockholm University

Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost.

Released: 20-Feb-2020 1:20 PM EST
Watching TV helps birds make better food choices
University of Cambridge

By watching videos of each other eating, blue tits and great tits can learn to avoid foods that taste disgusting and are potentially toxic, a new study has found.

17-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST
What birdsong tells us about brain cells and learning
University of Chicago Medical Center

New research by neuroscientists at the University of Chicago uses a unique model — the intricate mating songs of birds — to show how the intrinsic properties of neurons are closely tied to the complex processes of learning.

Newswise: MSU partners to establish network to help coastal birds
Released: 4-Feb-2020 1:25 PM EST
MSU partners to establish network to help coastal birds
Mississippi State University

A Mississippi State researcher is co-leading a new network of more than 100 wildlife scientists and land managers from across the U.S. to monitor and aid birds along the Gulf of Mexico.


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