Dana Kobilinsky

Key bird surveys canceled due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected everyone, and wildlifers are no exception. In this series, TWS is looking at challenges facing the profession due to the pandemic. Several bird surveys have been canceled this summer due to coronavirus

Conservation News

Taking the sting out of bee conservation

In Phoenix, Arizona, many people feel either neutral about bees or dislike them, researchers found, but overall, residents don’t see bees as a problem in their yards. The researchers hope their findings can help inform

Dana Kobilinsky

WSB: Infrared cameras can help count feral horses

Current methods of monitoring feral horses and burros can be dangerous for the people conducting aerial surveys and disturbing to animals.  Helicopters have to fly at low elevations — 50 to 200 feet above ground level — to allow biologists to observe and count animals.   Researchers recently looked

Dana Kobilinsky

Drones successfully capture bird sounds

Recording bird sounds by drone might be a good way to survey birds in hard-to-reach areas, according to new research. In a study published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, researchers tested whether drones with recording