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Bird Travels 8,000 Miles — One Way!

8/12/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Some birds give new definition to the term “migration.” RedOrbit.com reports: “A bar-tailed godwit, a bird banded near Victoria, Australia, was found more than 8,000 miles away in the western Arctic area of Alaska, wildlife experts said. While tagged birds …

Unusual Bald Bird Discovered

7/30/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new species of bird has been discovered by scientists in Laos. The bird is Asia’s first new species of bulbul, a songbird, in more than 100 years, Physorg.com reports: “An odd songbird with a bald head living in a …

First Study of Rare Egg-Laying Mammal

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

An elusive nocturnal mammal has finally been studied. Science Daily reports: A Wildlife Conservation Society research intern working in the wilds of Papua New Guinea has successfully completed what many other field biologists considered “mission impossible”—the first study of a …