Swallows in Nebraska have evolved shorter wingspans to stay away from cars.
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2012 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the Academy’s Digital Learning Department, generously funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
For song sparrows, beak size does matter.
Researcher Jack Dumbacher returns to Papua New Guinea each year, always finding something new.
Birds of a feather: enjoy recent stories of the science of birds in today’s news roundup.
Researchers, using the Academy’s collections, have discovered when avian pox arrived on the Galapagos Islands.
Massive Die-Offs, Oil and DNA Sequencing: 2011 started off with a bang—science news-wise.
Researchers are racing to find the cause of beak deformities that have been found across many different species of birds in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
A fossil of a Hepatitis B-like virus was found in a bird genome– how might this change the way we think about virus evolution?
Researchers are finding that crows use complex reasoning to obtain food with tools.