Birds of a Feather Flock Together When Adapting to Urban Growth
Using bird count data taken over a two-year period in Phoenix, and computer models developed for ... "Usually we can look at the characteristics of a habitat, like food and water availability or types of shelter, and predict whether a certain species ...
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.
Arizona State University Ask A Biologist page offers bird identification help
If you are not sure about how to decide the size of the bird or other characteristics, the page offers a link to examples next to the drop down selection boxes. From the Bird Finder page, you can click the option "List All the Birds", and from there ...
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.