Posts Tagged ‘hummingbirds’

Birds and Precipitation

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
precipitation, global warming, climate change, West, Northwest, birds, hummingbirds

Changing precipitation affects birds more than rising temperatures.

Birds Built for Speed

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
hummingbirds, swifts, birds, wings, speed, fossils, green river formation, feathers, melanosomes

An ancestor of hummingbirds and swifts had very small wings.

Polar Bears, Drought and Rain

Thursday, July 26th, 2012
hummingbird

Some recent headlines offer updates to stories we’ve run in the past few months.

Birds of a Feather

Friday, November 11th, 2011
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Birds of a feather: enjoy recent stories of the science of birds in today’s news roundup.

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