citizen science

City hawks flock to feeders to find prey

December 10, 2018

Bustling cities like Chicago are not usually known for their wildlife, but Cooper’s (Accipiter cooperii) and sharp-shinned hawks (Accipiter striatus) have been ...

Native plants are for the birds

November 26, 2018

A study of Carolina chickadees (Poecile carolinensis) in the Washington, D.C., metro area found that even a few nonnative plants can make it hard for native birds ...

‘Sonic kayaks’ monitor life underwater

January 18, 2018

An interdisciplinary team in the United Kingdom has designed a “sonic kayak” that researchers and citizen scientists can use to eavesdrop on the ecosystem below ...
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