Tag: Traffic

July 2, 2020

Clearer roads due to COVID-19 makes wildlife travel safer

Crossing roads has become a little safer for wildlife during the coronavirus lockdown in the United States due to a huge drop in traffic. According to a new report released...

September 26, 2018

Noisy roads may make birds age faster

Being around noisy traffic may make zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) that have left the nest age faster than birds in more rural environments, according to new research. Researchers had known...

November 9, 2016

Experience may make birds more prone to vehicle collisions

You might think that city birds would get “street smart,” learning to evade fast-moving vehicles. But exposure to traffic may actually increase some birds’ chances of being hit, according to...