Written by Darci Palmquist | August 8th, 2012
New technology is transforming the study of migratory birds. The challenge? Scientists need to tag birds, then re-catch them in order to retrieve the data.
Written by Darci Palmquist | August 7th, 2012
A 3-year research project has discovered where eastern willets spend the winter–and how those wintering grounds might harbor threats to their survival.
Written by Darci Palmquist | May 27th, 2011
Written by Darci Palmquist | March 4th, 2011
I agree with this shorebird—a solitary stroll on the beach is the perfect way to start your day! Flickr user AZ ems captured this photo in Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, and shared it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you—at my.nature.org. And […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | August 17th, 2010
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | July 21st, 2009
A few weeks ago, Cool Green Science started following the progress of five whimbrels on their flights north to breeding grounds in central Canada. One female shorebird, Hope, amazed us all when she changed her flight direction and touched down in northwest Canada. But now we have some disappointing news to share. Due to a […]