Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged bird

June 15, 2008

 

A Goose looking down in the grass showing his teeth

Bird Teeth

Have you ever wondered or asked yourself the question if birds have teeth or

October 9, 2007

 

Goldfinch Fly-By

Flicker Fusion Frequency

Have you ever seen one bird chasing another through the air at breakneck speed, and wondered how it keeps from colliding with branches?

September 4, 2007

 

Northern Cardinal in tree

Sleeping Birds Sing

Scientists have reason to believe birds have music on the brain when they're sleeping. Researchers think that birds dream about their songs.

June 29, 2007

 

Wild Turkey On The Grass

Females Prefer Long Snoods

Male humans try and attract potential mates by your pectorals, the stretch of your Ferrari, and the mass of your bank account, but Turkeys like long snoods...

January 2, 2007

 

Sooty Shearwaters flying over the water's surface.

The Longest Migration On Record: Sooty Shearwaters

You probably haven't heard of the Sooty Shearwater. This creature can travel 40,000 miles in just 200 days, which is the longest migration we have on record.

November 30, 2006

 

a squirrel resting on a colorful blanket

Wildlife Rescue

Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.

April 16, 2006

 

violet_ant

Zoochory

Just as animals are often driven to great lengths, to propagate their species, plants too are driven to reproduce.

February 7, 2006

 

poison_bird

Poisonous Birds

In the early 1990's, ornithologists were stunned to learn about the discovery of poisonous birds.

June 2, 2005

 

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a feather flock together. It’s a misleading phrase. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 3, 2005

 

Why Did the Dinosaur Cross the Road?

There is plenty of evidence, after all, that modern day birds evolved from dinosaurs. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

« Previous PageNext Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science