Q&A: Do Birds Listen When You Play Music?

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Credit Victoria Roberts Q. Do the songbirds on the wire outside my window listen when I practice the violin? A. In all likelihood, they do, said…


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William J.L. Sladen, Expert on Penguin Libidos, Is Dead at 96

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Spread the loveTweet Another goal in tracking the swans’ route and altitude was to prevent collisions between birds and airplanes. Continue reading the main story In Antarctica, by banding some…


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Challenging Mainstream Thought About Beauty’s Big Hand in Evolution

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Spread the loveTweet In neither case was he a lone voice. But he is nothing if not confident, and not only in his science. Take the question of pizza. Continue…


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Pet City: The Doctor Will See Your Iguana Now

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Spread the loveTweet “Everything just bleeds and bleeds and bleeds!” Dr. Pilny said. The surgery ground into its second hour. The hospital’s practice manager, Lorelei Tibbetts, poked her head into…


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Opinion: Are These Birds Too Sexy to Survive?

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Spread the loveTweet To make those songs, the male club-wing needs unusual wing feathers. Those closest to his body are thickened and twisted, giving the species its name. Two are…


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Q. and A.: Big Birder: Noah Strycker on Where to Spot Rare Species

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Noah Strycker. Credit via Noah Strycker In September 2015, Noah Strycker entered the Guinness Book of World Records by besting a British couple, Ruth Miller and Alan…


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Q&A: Avian Housing Wars: Competition for Nesting Spots

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Spread the loveTweetPhoto Credit Victoria Roberts Q. It’s spring and lots of birds are fighting over our solitary birdhouse. Who gets the lease? The first to start a nest? The…


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