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Birds Use Massive Magnetic Maps To Migrate: Some Could Cover The Whole World. The Best of 2021.

By Richard Holland, Bangor University and Dmitry Kishkinev, Keele University Every year, billions of songbirds migrate thousands of miles between Europe and Africa – and then repeat that same journey again, year after year, to nest in exactly the same… Continue Reading →

On Birds — Feathered Messengers from Deep Time

By Delia Falconer, University of Technology Sydney. When I experienced a great loss in in my early forties — almost a year to the day after another — I went to see my mother in the family home. She wasn’t… Continue Reading →

Be still, My Beating Wings

Hunters Kill Migrating Birds on their 10,000km Journey to Australia By Eduardo Gallo-Cajiao of The University of Queensland It is low tide at the end of the wet season in Broome, Western Australia. Shorebirds feeding voraciously on worms and clams… Continue Reading →

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