Area of Focus: Birds

March 16, 2023

Plastic ingestion leads to disease in seabirds

Plasticosis can cause scarring in digestive tracts

Bald eagle
March 14, 2023

Avian flu challenges bald eagle comeback

The virus was responsible for at least three bald eagle deaths in Georgia

March 13, 2023

Endangered Madagascar songbird rediscovered

The dusky tetra was found in two different sites in Madagascar’s tropical forests

March 6, 2023

Severely burned areas benefit southern Appalachians birds

Their diversity and overall numbers climbed after a 2016 wildfire

March 2, 2023

Keeping an eye on wildlife after Ohio train derailment

About 43,700 animals total have died within eight kilometers of waterways where chemicals spilled

February 22, 2023

Window decals create sticky situation for deterring bird strikes

Researchers found the decals only work when placed on the outside

February 14, 2023

High cadmium levels dropped in Arctic seabirds

Cadmium cycles through Canadian Arctic seabird colonies

February 14, 2023

Researchers probe colonialism’s legacy in bird studies

A recent paper says Latin American and Caribbean scientists are excluded

February 9, 2023

WSB: Harassing geese may not keep them away

In Chicago, geese just went to the park for a while

February 3, 2023

In California, some songbirds face climate challenges

Precipitation and warm temperatures can cause reproductive issues for cavity-nesting songbirds