Check out our February Edition!

The Roost's February '19 edition has something for everybirdie: Morty is beak-deep in technological problems, again, with Alexa, but with help and commiseration from Rocco, Morty just might  have a couple of (albeit hilarious) solutions! Cheeks' latest comic strip provides a lesson on grooming. Bubbles and Zack help parront Sherri appreciate the value - and … Continue reading Check out our February Edition!

News on the Wing – February Edition

The February edition of News on the Wing brings together a collection of topics on wildlife conservation, wildlife crime, migratory birds, endangered species, bird evolution, bees, wild spaces, trees, spring, declining insect populations, and much more. Click here to read through the latest collection of bird and wildlife news sourced from social media and the … Continue reading News on the Wing – February Edition

News on the Wing: November Edition

The World Wildlife Fund recently released its Living Planet Report 2018, and the news is dire for the world's wildlife.  The following are a few of the sobering statistics highlighted in the report: "OUR LIVING PLANET, AT A GLANCE 60%  - Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60% … Continue reading News on the Wing: November Edition

News on the Wing – October Edition

It's hard to keep up with all the bird-related news and happenings on social media, so why not head on over to News on the Wing to see some of the best Tweets captured over the last few weeks! If there are news articles or events from social media you think we should highlight in … Continue reading News on the Wing – October Edition

The earliest known animal? — Why Evolution Is True

The Ediacaran fauna, a group of extinct species that lived between 571 and 541 million years ago, has been an evolutionary anomaly. Its fossil record contains multicellular organisms, but they are just plain weird, bearing little resemblance to present-day metazoan (multicellular) animals. The two species of “dickinsoniids” shown below, for example, lack a mouth or […] … Continue reading The earliest known animal? — Why Evolution Is True

September Issue is Out!

Some of the highlights in our September Edition include: Morty's sage advice to Chiyome and flock Zack and Bubbles try to help mom with her spatial challenges The Trump Administration's threat to weaken the Endangered Species Act A new search-a-word A collection of posts from around social media, including everyday heroes doing their part to … Continue reading September Issue is Out!

Origin of the species: where did Darwin’s finches come from? – the guardian.com

Galápagos finches have been the subject of a plethora of evolutionary studies, but where did the first ones come from? When the first of the Galápagos Islands arose from the ocean floor around 3m years ago, they were naked, angry, lava-spewing cones devoid of life. Now, millions of years later, they are alive with some … Continue reading Origin of the species: where did Darwin’s finches come from? – the guardian.com