Dana Kobilinsky

Noisy roads may make birds age faster

September 26, 2018

Being around noisy traffic may make zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) that have left the nest age faster than birds in more rural environments, according to new ...

Why don’t murre eggs roll off cliffs?

September 11, 2018

There have always been stories — and some research since the 1950s and ’60s — that murre (Uria aalge) eggs have a unique shape that allows them not to roll ...

Where do nighthawks spend the winter?

August 27, 2018

Common nighthawks (Chordeiles minor) have declined about 80 percent since 1968, but researchers hadn’t yet known where they go for the winter — information that ...
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