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This Little Warbler Could Lead to Big Discoveries About Migration
March 28, 2018
— After bouncing back from near extinction, the Kirtland's Warbler is helping scientists understand the outsize role of winter habitat for migratory birds.
Why You Shouldn't Feed or Bait Owls
December 16, 2016
— Some photographers use live mice or even cat toys to attract owls for an action shot. The photo isn't worth it—here's why.
How One Underappreciated Habitat Is a Boon for Birds
March 1, 2016
— Shrublands may not be as iconic as other natural settings, but they’re finally getting the respect they deserve.
Birds In The News
Why Thousands of Dead Seabirds Are Washing Ashore in Alaska
January 13, 2016
— One of the largest die-offs in Alaskan history has wildlife biologists puzzling over what’s to blame.
Sitting Ducks: Why Millions of Arctic Seabirds Are in Danger
December 31, 2015
— Oil spills, climate change, fishing, shipping routes—threats facing Arctic seabirds are vast, and hard to track.
Hummingbirds At Home
Turn Your Yard Into A Hummingbird Spectacular
April 8, 2015
— Make smart plant choices and, with a little bit of work, your backyard can host these tiny miracles (and help scientists save them).
The Return of the SNOWstorm
February 20, 2015
— Experts continue to track Snowy Owls through yet another southern irruption.
With So Many Snowies to Study, Scientists Are Discovering How Little We Know About This Bird
February 9, 2014
— After a banner year for Arctic rodents, the greatest snowy owl explosion in half a century has descended on the eastern United States—and it’s teaching us about these nomads from the north.
Restoring the Gulf Coast
December 1, 2013
— In a strange twist of fate, the biggest oil spill in U.S. history may end up saving the South’s wetlands and coastlines—if we make the right choices.
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