Area of Focus: Birds

August 22, 2023

After losing flockmates, sparrows move on

Social interaction seems tied to the birds’ choice of wintering grounds

August 21, 2023

Small, migratory birds may be vulnerable to climate change

Those species may have trouble as weather becomes warmer and more unpredictable

August 9, 2023

Florida’s bald eagles rebound from hurricane

Although many of their nests were destroyed, most pairs rebuilt

August 7, 2023

Painting a single turbine blade saves birds’ lives

The technique resulted in a 70% drop in bird deaths

August 4, 2023

As the climate changes, wild turkeys aren’t keeping up

Earlier springs raise concerns for wild turkeys in the South

July 24, 2023

N.Y. to study nonlead ammo to benefit eagles

The state is recruiting hunters for a multiyear study

July 11, 2023

Watch: For seabirds, plastic poses a danger even far from shore

Swirling gyres pose deep-sea plastic risks

July 7, 2023

Montana eagles face widespread lead exposure

Their lead levels are highest in months directly following hunting season

July 6, 2023

As the climate warms, spring comes early and birds raise fewer young 

For some birds, the growing mismatch could be catastrophic

June 30, 2023

This endangered bird is evolving to adapt to climate change 

Over the past century, the southwestern willow flycatcher’s genome has changed