Posts in: birds

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Coming back from captivity

Coming back from captivity

An endangered bird is promised future habitat at home, but needs help sooner

By | Posted May 2, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

Backstage at a plumed performance

Backstage at a plumed performance

How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Saving California condors

Saving California condors

How citizen scientists and biologists are working together to help the endangered birds

By | Posted January 17, 2016

VIDEO: Caring for NYC's injured avians

VIDEO: Caring for NYC’s injured avians

When our buildings harm migratory birds, the Wild Bird Fund is there to patch them up

By | Posted November 4, 2015

Pecking order for birdbrains

Pecking order for birdbrains

Monk parakeets, like humans, use complex thinking to understand where they stand in their group’s social order

By | Posted October 22, 2015

What's in a name?

What’s in a name?

The blurred lines between reptiles, dinosaurs and birds

By | Posted August 21, 2015

Manhattan's own Snow White

Manhattan’s own Snow White

This woman’s love for wildlife has saved thousands of urban birds

By | Posted August 7, 2015

Peregrines move in upstairs

Peregrines move in upstairs

These powerful raptors have claimed urban areas, but their populations could still be at risk

By | Posted June 18, 2015

Sparrow songs tune into context

Sparrow songs tune into context

Understanding how swamp sparrows use context in their songs could shed light on the evolution of human language

By | Posted January 14, 2015

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