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Tag: Birds

Study reveals birds in the city have a genetic advantage over rural birds

CITY birds are genetically different and more advantaged compared to countryside birds according to a recent study. The study, conducted by Caroline Isaksson, senior lecturer...

Heartbreaking images show “drowned” gannet that became entangled in discarded netting

HEARTBREAKING images shows a dead gannet that was found washed up on a Scottish beach after becoming entangled in discarded netting. The tragic scene was...

Heartbreaking images show duckling caught by hungry heron

HEARTBREAKING images show a group of mother ducks desperately trying to save a duckling from being devoured by a hungry heron. Amateur photographer Phil Clark...

Mesmerising murmurations over Brighton Beach leave watchers “hypnotised”

MESMERISING video shows majestic starling murmurations over Brighton Beach - leaving social media users “hypnotised”. The stunning video shows thousands of the small birds flying...

Smart birds are copycats

New research shows that birds learn faster and copy their neighbours' decision in order to make crucial decisions. Researchers studied collared flycatchers (Ficedla albicollis) and were able to...

Wintering waterbirds on the increase

Numbers of wintering waterbirds in Scotland have increased overall but some species, particularly waders, are being affected by our changing climate. NatureScot’s latest Biodiversity Indicator...

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