Researchers found that the nighttime tweeting of migratory birds in urban areas result in building collisions. They suspect that artificial light disorients birds during flight, causing them to chirp more often and lead other birds into their deaths.
Earth/Environment April 4, 2019
A new study found that an average of 2.1 billion birds migrates through the Gulf of Mexico each spring. The findings also revealed that the highest activity, with 26,000 birds per kilometer, occurs along the western coast of Texas.
Animals January 10, 2019
A love story of two storks had captured the hearts of many. People were extraordinarily charmed with how the male stork kept his loyalty to his sweetheart despite having to fly thousands of kilometers yearly.
Earth/Environment April 19, 2018
North America's migratory birds are facing extinction. Scientists are calling for joint international efforts to save the animals while still possible.
Animals May 22, 2016
According to a study, a massive 90 percent of migratory birds are not adequately protected across their range, meaning there is no protection for these birds in at least one area of their migration.
Animals December 8, 2015
International collaboration on protection efforts are needed for migratory birds that cross borders on their migrations, a study suggests. Ninety percent of the world's migratory species are inadequately protected, researchers say.
December 4, 2015
Geese that migrate over the towering Himalaya Mountains every year use a "terrain-following" strategy for the most efficient use of their energy, researchers find. "Smart" flight strategy makes the long, high-altitude journeys possible, scientists say.
Animals January 15, 2015
The National Audubon society wants the Minnesota Vikings to add more safety features to the new Minnesota Vikings football stadium. The request is aimed to save birds from fatal collisions.
Sports July 24, 2014
A new study found that the birds' biological magnetic compass can go haywire because of human-induced reasons, particularly the electromagnetic waves emitted by radios.
Earth/Environment May 8, 2014
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