Area of Focus: Birds

December 28, 2023

Bird feeding is not only for the birds

Humans benefit from the activity, too

December 18, 2023

TWS 2023: Birds tap into abundantly available salamander food source 

Researchers witnessed an American robin attempting to prey on a red-backed salamander

December 18, 2023

Where do birds go when they need a rest?

Using weather satellite imagery, researchers have located important migratory stopovers

December 14, 2023

Two men accused in eagle ‘killing spree’

The men are charged with wildlife trafficking and violating the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

December 12, 2023

Photos show rare bird with both male and female plumage

It’s only the second documented sighting of the phenomenon in the green honeycreeper

December 11, 2023

For migrating birds, cities are a trap

Artificial light sources are the number two indicator for where birds may land during their stopovers

December 1, 2023

What is driving wild turkey declines?

As their numbers fall in several states, biologists are looking for answers

November 29, 2023

JWM: Herbicide treatment benefits Minnesota marsh birds

Species increase in abundance three years after spraying the chemicals

November 22, 2023

JWM: Wild turkeys may face a tougher future in a warmer world

Climate change may create more difficulties for struggling populations

November 20, 2023

Ruffed grouse genetics consistent across Pennsylvania

But fragmentation has reduced genetic variation in some areas