Tag: chestnut-collared longspur

March 23, 2022

Oil drilling noise impairs endangered songbird nesting success

Occasional, loud bursts of noise are disrupting threatened songbird species in the Canadian prairies. Oil pumpjacks are found all over southeastern Alberta prairie lands, which is also home to many...

October 4, 2021

Bison grazing doesn’t impact grassland bird diversity

Well-managed cattle grazing plots have similar grassland bird diversity as prairies where bison roam in Montana. This new finding suggests fears may be overblown that bison might overgraze land in...