Early Dinosaur Evolution Showed Why Birds Have No Teeth
Birds are generally believed to have come from dinosaurs. More evidence on this has come, as early dinosaur evolution showed why birds have no teeth.
Rising Sea Levels May Cause Saltmarsh Sparrow And Other American Birds To Be Extinct
Bird population is declining in Connecticut, which officials fear could lead to extinction. The Saltmarsh Sparrow's subscpecies, Dusky Seaside Sparrow, was officially declared extinct in 1990 after the last known specimen died in 1987. The Saltmarsh Sparrow could be facing the same disaster.
Rare white-throated needletail bird killed by wind turbine as onlookers watch
A rare white-throated needletail, the fastest-flying bird in the world, was killed by a wind turbine in Scotland as horrified onlookers watched.
Archaeopteryx - A bird so old, it only came in black and white
Archaeopteryx feathers were not all black as previously believed, but were mostly off-white with black trim.
Penis loss in birds explained, all thanks to a gene
A single gene throws clue on underdeveloped penis in most birds.
Personality is influenced, not inherited (at least in birds)
The nature vs. nurture debate in the formation of personality has been raging for decades. Results are in from a study of zebra finches, and the birds say nurture wins out.
Archaeopteryx is a bird after all - just not the first
Aurornis xui lived ten million years before Archaeopteryx and it was a bird, so why not the better-known species as well?
Dinosaur Egg Study Supports Dinosaur And Bird Link
The link between birds and dinosaurs just got a little clearer thanks to the study of a small, meat-eating dinosaur.
How Did Early Humans Cause A Massive Die Out Of Pacific Birds?
Early human migration left a trail of extinct species in its wake
Are Birds Evolving To Dodge Cars?
New research shows accelerated evolution in Nebraska cliff swallows that are evolving to avoid cars in traffic.