Month: August 2020

August 3, 2020

Wild Cam: Herring gulls steal food from hard-working puffins

The surrounding crowd was raucous, and the smell was even worse. But Kaylee Busniuk weathered the distractions like a champ, announcing the unfolding action in a detailed play-by-play. Just as...

August 3, 2020

Community science not yet enough for global bird counts

Community science may not yet be enough to help scientists determine bird population trends around the world. Past research has looked at how species’ population trends deduced from community science,...

August 3, 2020

Even ancient foxes relied on humans for food

By looking at foxes’ diets over the years, researchers determined that human activity has influenced the small carnivores as far back as 42,000 years ago. Foxes typically feed on scraps...