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Whose hoot? DNA and sound studies help define two new owl species in Brazil.
High levels of biodiversity in Brazil could be lost to unchecked deforestation.
Few people knew female birds had unique songs—until women started studying them
A rise in studies on female bird behavior shows how gender equity can spark change in research.
Bird names are due for an anti-racist reckoning
The McCown’s longspur has sparked debate over the troubling histories reflected in some species' names.
White-throated sparrows are ditching their classic song for a new tune
The birds are abandoning their old song with unprecedented speed.
We’ve lost almost 3 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada since 1970
Scientists say it’s time to act to protect avian species
Penguins may have islands to thank for their diverse looks
The birds are an eclectic bunch, and a new study explains why.
French Researchers Bother Birds With Drones, For Science
Ecologists study how wildlife-studying drones affect the creatures
Watch These Great Horned Owls Eat, Sleep, And Look Majestic [Video]
Animal voyeurism at its finest
Scientists Rank World’s Most ‘Evolutionarily Distinct’ Birds
Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.
Creating Real-Time, Continent-Wide Forecasts Of Bird Migrations
BirdCast would unite big data with ornithology.