Birds News

Migratory species threatened by global warming

Migratory species threatened by global warming Migratory species threatened by global warming mongabay.com November 19, 2006 Urgent action is need to prevent extinction of migratory species due to global warming…

New bird species discovered in Colombia

New bird species discovered in Colombia New bird species discovered in Colombia mongabay.com October 5, 2006 A bird species new to science has been discovered on a remote mountain range…

NASA helps search for “extinct” woodpecker

Unlike its more famous cartoon cousin Woody the Woodpecker, the ivory-billed woodpecker is thought to be extinct, or so most experts have believed for over half a century. But last…

DDT linked to smaller brains in birds

DDT linked to smaller bird brains DDT linked to smaller brains in birds mongabay.com July 14, 2006 For the first time researchers have found evidence that natural exposure to a…