Season’s Greetings from the Roost!

To all of us here at The Roost, we want to extend our best wishes to everybirdie for a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2019! May your birdie stockings be brimming with your favourite nom noms and your dreams filled with visions of new toys, tasty treats and many, and oodles of … Continue reading Season’s Greetings from the Roost!

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

Relaxing this Sunday? Catch up with The Roost!

What could be more relaxing than enjoying a Sunday Siesta in a cushy armchair and catching up with The Roost's crazy flock!  Catch up with Morty, and then why not head over to get up to speed on how Bubbles and Zack are attempting to keep their mom on the straight, narrow- and sane path!  … Continue reading Relaxing this Sunday? Catch up with The Roost!

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