News tagged with birds

Related topics:

How fires are changing the tundra's face

Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
shares10 comments 0

A bird in the bush is worth $223,851 in the hand

The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania—5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico—was worth an estimated $US 223,851 to the economy from bird watchers flocking to see it.

dateDec 11, 2017 in Ecology
shares452 comments 0