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Not Neato: New Zealand’s Keas Endangered, with Only 5,000 in The Wild

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Not Neato – Noise Contributes to Baby Bird Deaths

Not neato,┬ábut good work by scientists for figuring it out. A group of scientists have now shown that “Passerine Birds Breeding under Chronic Noise Experience Reduced Fitness.” Julia Schroeder of the University of Sheffield, UK, and colleagues write in their … Continue reading

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Fine Feather of a Personality

BBC writer Michelle Warwicker reports on science published in the journal Animal Behavior, in which Leah J. Williams of Liverpool John Moores University and colleagues “hypothesize that discrete colour polymorphism can reflect personality… in a social bird, the Gouldian finch.” … Continue reading

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