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Successful ‘alien’ bird invasions are location dependent

Posted June 19, 2019

Whether 'alien' bird species thrive in a new habitat depends more on the environmental conditions than the population size or characteristics of the invading bird species, finds a new study.

Wind can prevent seabirds accessing their most important habitat


We marvel at flying animals because it seems like they can access anywhere, but a first study of its kind has revealed that wind can prevent seabirds from accessing the most important of habitats: their nests.

The fellowship of the wing: Pigeons flap faster to fly together

Posted June 18, 2019

Homing pigeons fit in one extra wingbeat per second when flying in pairs compared to flying solo, new research reveals.