Woodpecker drumming, penguin feathers, bird-friendly coffee, and more
Protein linked to brain damage in humans has been detected in woodpeckers. But the birds seem to be doing well.
Arabica or robusta – coffee is good for birds.
3. More on woodpeckers *drumroll*
Woodpeckers have signature drum beats – that’s probably how they tell each other apart.
Eggshells and feathers tell stories of the bird’s changing diet and environment over the past 80 years. Eggcellent discovery.
5. Those talons
A video of the murderous talons of raptors.
Can’t get enough of these.
A combination of sound and light could alert birds to the danger ahead by causing them to slow down.
One million birds are hunted every year for food and taxidermy at this lagoon in Iran. One million.
Extremely rare cardinal wears yellow instead of red.
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