Tag: Savannah sparrow

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 17, 2017

WSB study: Grassland passerine nest survival goes up in flames

For decades, wildlife managers have used prescribed fires to limit woody vegetation on North America’s grasslands, maintaining them much as natural fires once did. Recent research conducted on the North...