5th August 2020
Vultures and condors may help to prevent the spread of infectious diseases
While pathogen microorganisms colonise obligate scavenger birds, there is no clear evidence of them spreading pathogens to the ecosystem
7th May 2020
Artificial nests reshape a bird community
Adding nesting-sites for Lesser Kestrels influences interactions with other bird species.
23rd April 2020
Learning to forage
Juvenile Red-footed Boobies gather close to the colony to practice their foraging skills.
20th April 2020
The Teal Housewives of Colorado
How does Cinnamon Teal incubation behavior vary with environmental conditions?
30th January 2020
Singing the right song
Rufous-capped Warblers adjust their songs to the social context.
16th January 2020
Who do some birds remove eggs from their nest?
9th December 2019
Darwin’s finches adapting to human influences
Can Darwin’s finches adapt to invasive predators and urbanization?
31st October 2019
The social lives of Pheasants
Experimental study finds sexual segregation in time and space.
22nd July 2019
The secret life of urban gulls
How do urban gulls utilize their environment?
8th April 2019
Herring Gull habits
Why some Herring Gulls stay where they are, while others move around
4th February 2019
The challenge of parenting around predators
More predators makes parents stick closer to their nest
8th January 2018
Assessing impacts of monitoring Whinchat nests
Does nest monitoring by researchers badger Whinchats?
18th December 2017
More to “little brown jobs” than meets the eye
Unexpected breeding dispersal behavior in the Grasshopper Sparrow
31st July 2017
Linnets on the move
Migratory behaviour of a diurnally migrating songbird, as revealed by geolocation and captive studies
22nd May 2017
When the sun gets in your eyes
What happens to feeding birds when they have to deal with sun glare?
15th May 2017
When not to tag a bird
Tracking small songbirds generates important insights into avian ecology, but does not always work out the way you planned
20th March 2017
Sensitive females and costly males
Are female African penguins more vulnerable than males?
27th February 2017
Nest building in a changing climate
Predicting the effects of climate change on the nesting behaviour of birds and other animals