Tagged: bird health

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The high-rise threat to birdlife

Contemporary architects just love glass and, to be fair, it is quite easy to see why. Glass makes the interior of buildings brighter and feel less claustrophobic, it also adds a twinkle to the...

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Investigating the colour preference of birds

Two teenagers from Somerset have won the GSK UK Young Scientists of the Year award at the annual Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers competition. George Rabin and Ed Thurlow won their award...

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Animal Cafes – A Real Hoot?

If you love animals, then you have probably noticed the trend for animal cafes. More and more of these establishments are springing up all over the world giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy their...

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Would You Eat Your Canary Food?

Would You Eat Your Canary Food? This probably sounds like a stupid question. Why would you want to eat bird seed? Well, it turns out that your canary food might actually be very good...

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What Not to feed Garden Birds

What Not to feed Garden Birds Many garden birds will struggle to find enough food this winter. You can help them to survive by providing good sources of nutrition. You will find the high...

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London Zoo and Bird Flu

London Zoo Closes Bird Exhibits To Protect Against Avian Flu London Zoo has closed its walk-through bird enclosures, including that of the much loved penguins, to ensure that the birds do not contract a...

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Micro Plastics and Sea Birds

How Human Garbage is Killing Seabirds The Midway Atoll is one of the largest protected areas for wildlife on the planet. This remote area is home to only 40 people and so should represent...

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Wild Birds and Landmark Buildings

Landmark Buildings are a Death Trap for Wild Birds The skylines of the world’s great cities are now dominated by impressive glass facades. Architects just love using glass and these buildings certainly create more...