Tag: Russia

September 27, 2019

Rare bird seen nesting for first time in more than 40 years

Biologists have caught the first video footage ever of a rare shorebird nest in Russia’s remote far east. Scientists had not seen Nordmann’s greenshanks (Tringa guttifer), listed as endangered by...

December 1, 2015

Polar Bears Spend a Month Longer on Land During Summer

Polar bears in the Chuchki Sea have been spending more and more time on land than they were a few decades ago, according to a new study. “They are spending...