Tag: temperate

April 3, 2018

Birds live longer in the tropics

Adult tropical birds have higher annual survival rates than their temperate counterparts, researchers found, which seems to help balance the smaller clutch sizes of these forest passerine birds. “Birds in...

March 28, 2018

Female birds sing, too, but do they go unheard?

Do female birds need a feminist movement? A pair of researchers is suggesting that scientists tend to tune in to male birdsongs and overlook female songs, leaving an important aspect...