News tagged with owls

Spotted owls benefit from forest fire mosaic

Fire is a crucial part of the forest ecosystem on which threatened Spotted Owls rely, but climate change and decades of fire suppression are changing the dynamics of these forests. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological ...

dateMay 31, 2017 in Ecology
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Birds of a feather mob together

Dive bombing a much larger bird isn't just a courageous act by often smaller bird species to keep predators at bay. It also gives male birds the chance to show off their physical qualities in order to impress females. This ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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What's best for birds in fire-prone landscapes?

Two new papers from The Condor: Ornithological Applications demonstrate the complex challenges involved in balancing the management of fire-prone landscapes with the needs of wildlife in the American West.

dateOct 19, 2016 in Ecology
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Which snowy owls thrive in Saskatchewan's winters

Snowy Owls capture the imagination, but ornithologists know surprisingly little about how these birds of the far north fare during the harsh winters they endure. The researchers behind a new study in The Auk: Ornithological ...

dateAug 31, 2016 in Ecology
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