Tag: Project FeederWatch

November 1, 2022

City birds retain their fear of hawks

Have urban birds lost their ability to rough it due to the comforts of city living? Researchers wanted to learn more about urban bird behavior, but they needed help. “How...

April 10, 2019

Human emotion and behavior at bird feeders may impact conservation

Some 57 million households in the United States have birdfeeders. The food can benefit the birds, but what effect do birdfeeders have on the people who hang them, fill them...

December 10, 2018

City hawks flock to feeders to find prey

Bustling cities like Chicago are not usually known for their wildlife, but Cooper’s (Accipiter cooperii) and sharp-shinned hawks (Accipiter striatus) have been establishing populations in the city. In Chicago, researchers...