Bluebirds struggle to find happiness on island paradise
Island plants and animals are often different from their mainland relatives. In general, the lack of top predators and large herbivores on isolated oceanic islands influences traits of island organisms. Consider, ...
Birds studied to understand trade-offs between reproduction, immunity
(Phys.org)—Does parenting take a toll on the immune system? If you've ever been the parent of a newborn who demanded to be fed every three to four hours, your gut instinct tells you the answer is an absolute, ...
Urban coyotes never stray: New study finds 100 percent monogamy
(Phys.org)—Coyotes living in cities don't ever stray from their mates, and stay with each other till death do them part, according to a new study.
Bird Feathers Produce Color Through Structure Similar to Beer Foam
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some of the brightest colors in nature are created by tiny nanostructures with a structure similar to beer foam or a sponge, according to Yale University researchers.