Tag: lockdown

August 23, 2022

How did human activity during the COVID-19 lockdowns impact birds?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers began to worry about the fate of long-term wildlife monitoring programs. The Breeding Bird Survey of North America was put on pause...

October 25, 2021

COVID-19 lockdowns brought out the birds

Nicola Koper had been studying the impacts of human development and traffic on wildlife for decades, often creating manipulative experiments to test how noise affects different species. When COVID-19 lockdowns...

July 15, 2020

How has the COVID-19 lockdown impacted wildlife?

Matthias Loretto had been studying common ravens in Yellowstone National Park — as well as in Austria, where he is from —  looking at how much ravens use wolf kills...