Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Feathers — National Geographic Blog

Feathers vary widely in their shape and size and are one of the defining characteristics of birds. Feathers perform many functions for birds which include flight in most species, thermoregulation, waterproofing in marine species, and communication and camouflage via their colour. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of bird feathers, your pictures […]

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Interactions — National Geographic Society Newsroom

In nature there are many types of interactions; mutualism where both organisms benefit, competition where both organisms may be negatively affected, commensalism where one benefits and the other is not affected, competition where each organism is affected negatively, and predation/parasitism/herbivory where one species benefits and the other is negatively affected. Thanks to all the photographers…

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The Four Different Checklists of Birds of the World — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

You may be surprised to learn that there are not one, but four different checklists of all the birds in the world. As you will read below, out of a current total 11,524 extant and recently extinct species, the four lists agree on 9,968 (86.5%) of them, leaving 1556 species considered by some but not […]

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News On The Wing – March 2019 Edition

 

ephoto_1551840068350The March edition of News On The Wing is chock full of interesting and important information, collected from social media over the last month.  Articles reflect wildlife and conservation issues affecting species and ecosystems around the world.

Some issues are hard and troubling while some, like the following from Twitter’s @scamperspets share an important message in a very endearing way.

“I think this little poem about one of our most fabulous native animals says everything needed about why the humble #hedgehog needs all of our love and care.”

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So head on over to News On The Wing now and enjoy what we’ve gathered together for this month’s edition!
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