Birds in a Changing World

Water Quality Consequences for Mega-flocks at Mattamuskeet

Water Quality Consequences for Mega-flocks at Mattamuskeet

…huge flocks of hungry herbivores have been forced to forage elsewhere.

To bird is to conserve: prospects for the endangered birds of Hispaniola

To bird is to conserve: prospects for the endangered birds of Hispaniola

Bird everywhere you go, especially if you visit hotspots, which represent the front lines of conservation crises.

The Fate of Forests on Duke’s Campus

The Fate of Forests on Duke’s Campus

“…over the years and decades forests on campus have been gradually chipped away for construction…”

Want to help birds? Be a Citizen Scientist

Want to help birds? Be a Citizen Scientist

An army of robotic, automated microphones and cameras may eventually render all us birders and field naturalists irrelevant, but in the meantime, scientists are tapping into our collective expertise to advance knowledge of biodiversity patterns across spatial scales all over the world.

North Carolina’s Serengeti

North Carolina’s Serengeti

…witness one of North America’s most amazing natural phenomena in North Carolina’s “back yard,” the annual arrival of hundreds of thousands of feathered dinosaurs from the Arctic.

Birding 101

Birding 101

Birding can be fun for anyone. If you haven’t given it a shot, read on for a crash course!

Birding in North Carolina

Birding in North Carolina

The pieces of geography enclosed within NC borders act like a crossroads for virtually all of Eastern North America’s major eco-regions—perfect for assembling an impressively diverse list of bird species.

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