News tagged with bird community

How oil palm affects bird habitat in Mexico

A bird's home is bigger than its nest. Across the Americas, birds and their home habitat reveal much about the health of other species, the health of ecosystems and perhaps even the socio-economic wellbeing of local human ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Assessing seabird communities

A new study of sub-Antarctic seabirds shows that their community structure (how they co-exist and share resources) is unaffected by annual changes in availability of different types of prey, including Antarctic krill (a small ...

dateOct 08, 2015 in Ecology
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DNA which only females have

In many animal species, the chromosomes differ between the sexes. The male has a Y chromosome. In some animals, however, for example birds, it is the other way round. In birds, the females have their own sex chromosome, the ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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