birds

USFWS plans to delist 23 extinct species

October 7, 2021

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Survey has proposed removing 23 extinct species from the federal Endangered Species Act. Many of these species, like a bird called the ...

Tree swallows ingest dozens of pesticides

August 27, 2021

Tree swallows are ingesting various types of pesticides through their insect diet, even when they don’t live near large industrial farms where the chemicals are ...

Human scent could bias bird research

August 13, 2021

An old urban legend teaches us not to put a fallen chick back into its nest because the mother may reject the young bird that now has human scent on it. While a ...
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