Tag: clutch size

December 17, 2020

Noise, light pollution impact bird reproduction

Noise and light pollution have been known to cause behavioral changes in birds, but researchers recently found they can actually affect their reproductive fitness. “We know that sensory pollutants are...

April 3, 2018

Birds live longer in the tropics

Adult tropical birds have higher annual survival rates than their temperate counterparts, researchers found, which seems to help balance the smaller clutch sizes of these forest passerine birds. “Birds in...