Where are the young naturalists these days? The next generation of conservationists
so I applied to join the RSPB Phoenix forum and duly got in. I am now a bird ringer (someone who attaches tags to birds so that they can be studied). Furthermore, I took up wildlife photography to try and capture on film the enigmatic characteristics of ...
Birds wanted: Luring rare falcons to nest in Phoenix Land
It’s possible youth and inexperience got the better of the then-2-year-old female falcon — the birds are banded to identify characteristics, including age — and she made some sort of clumsy mistake with her eggs. A great horned owl or crows could ...
The Clenched Fist of the Phoenix
In Jewish lore, it traces back to a song the Jewish Partisans sang as they marched through the forests towards Warsaw: The clenched fist allegory evokes two defining characteristics ... phoenix will prevail, and each time more barbaric. For the poisoned ...
Study traces dinosaur evolution into early birds
For a couple decades scientists have linked birds to this family of dinosaurs because they shared hollow bones, wishbones, feathers and other characteristics. But the Lee study gives the best picture of how steady and unusual theropod evolution was.
Cedar Waxwing Foods
After landing en masse, the well-groomed birds perched ... secondaries of the Cedar Waxwing's grayish wings. It looks as if the wingtips have been dipped into a red waxy substance. The species gets its common name from this very characteristic.