Image of the Day: Plastic Nests
Image of the Day: Plastic Nests
Seabirds in Norway use fishing debris to construct nests.
Image of the Day: Plastic Nests
Image of the Day: Plastic Nests

Seabirds in Norway use fishing debris to construct nests.

Seabirds in Norway use fishing debris to construct nests.

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Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels
Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels
Amy Schleunes | Jan 29, 2020
Through their attraction to fishing vessels and their ability to fly great distances, the seabirds help uncover the presence of illegal fisheries.
Image of the Day: Beached Birds
Image of the Day: Beached Birds
Chia-Yi Hou | May 30, 2019
Biologists recover the bodies of puffins from a mass mortality event.
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish FasterWarming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish FasterWarming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Warming Weather Could Make Arctic Fish Faster
Jef Akst | Jan 24, 2019
As sea temperatures rise, mammals and birds may lose their edge over the cold-blooded species they eat, as well as the sharks that hunt them.
Image of the Day: Older and Wiser
Image of the Day: Older and Wiser
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 8, 2018
As the years go by, seabirds such as gannets get better at foraging.  
Image of the Day: Bird Braincase
Image of the Day: Bird Braincase
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 4, 2018
Newly discovered fossils shed light on the structure of the feeding apparatus of ancient seabirds.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 22, 2016
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Flapless Flight
Flapless Flight
Kerry Grens | Dec 31, 2013
New research increases the understanding of how albatrosses fly effortlessly by harvesting energy out of thin air.
Opinion: Marine Canaries in the Coalmine
Opinion: Marine Canaries in the Coalmine
John E. Elliot, Kyle H. Elliot | Jul 18, 2013
Seabirds can serve as indicators of pollution.