News tagged with tropical birds

Beaks show why 'sister' species don't live together

(Phys.org)—A study of closely-related bird species has found that they do not coexist in the same region because they remain too ecologically similar and will out-compete each other, not because of geographical ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Ecology
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Maths experts question key ecological theory

Mathematicians at the University of York in the UK and the University of Canterbury in New Zealand say they have disproved a widely accepted theory underpinning the operation of complex networks of interactions in the natural ...

dateJun 20, 2012 in Mathematics
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Climate change threatens tropical birds: study

Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds – especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas – and the damage will be compounded by other threats like ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Ecology
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