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Posts tagged ornithology

July 9, 2019

 

Crow Thievery

Crows are always on the lookout for others to rob, and they alter their tactics depending upon whether their victim is related or not.

April 18, 2019

 

Clever Crows Can Sense Weight

In a recent experiment, crows were able to judge the weights of objects simply by watching how they behaved in a breeze.

July 9, 2010

 

Birds See Magnetic Fields With The Right Eyes

Scientists have known that birds can detect magnetic fields since 1968, but a new study asserts that birds can actually see them.

July 12, 2008

 

Why Are Male Birds So Fancy?

Have you noticed how male birds seem to be more brightly colored with more variation in feathers than female birds? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

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