Bird

Two Juvenile Ospreys Among the Latest Victims of Government-Sanctioned Killing

Two Juvenile Ospreys Among the Latest Victims of Government-Sanctioned Killing

1 month ago   |   Alley Cat

An osprey feeds her chicks. On Monday in Calvert County, Maryland, a different osprey had her young snatched from their nest by a government agency. The two juveniles were...
Read more ...

Are East Texas Birds Toxic?

Are East Texas Birds Toxic?

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

Just returned from East Texas a short while ago. Did some birdwatching of course but saw nothing exotic or unexpected, but I was struck by the difference in coloration in East...
Read more ...

Birding Bob

Birding Bob

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

There's a birdwatcher in Central Park in New York City who calls himself Birding Bob. He leads bird walks in the park for the nominal sum of $10. But according to the New York...
Read more ...

The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
Read more ...

How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the...
Read more ...

Birds as Pollinators

Birds as Pollinators

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

Pollinator Week was June 21-27, 2021. Birds are key global pollinators of wildflowers and ornithophily occurs in more than 60 flower families. Bird pollinators include the...
Read more ...

Bird Fossils

Bird Fossils

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

I have often mentioned that bird fossils are hard to come by, as compared to other vertebrates and hard-shelled invertebrates. It's mainly because they are lightweight and...
Read more ...

Bird Mummies and Genetic Diversity

Bird Mummies and Genetic Diversity

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

Between 650 and 250 BC the Egyptians killed and mummified Sacred Ibises as sacrifices to Thoth , the Egyptian god of the moon, learning, writing, languages, magic and wisdom...
Read more ...

Avian Home Invasion

Avian Home Invasion

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

News Nation Now reported via YouTube a story about birds invading homes in southern California in April by flying down chimneys. One pair of homeowners estimated the flock at...
Read more ...

The Drought's Effect on Avian Survival

The Drought's Effect on Avian Survival

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

Models of environmental conditions demonstrate that long term drought can affect the species diversity of birds. The lack of water and the temperature that goes along with it...
Read more ...


Register you to post on Pet Mag

Free Registration

Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Rosie, a one-year-old Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix, was brought to a Georgia shelter after her parents got divorced. The young mother couldn't afford to move with both... Read more ...

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Stephen Foster works as a part-time maintenance man at a gas station in Dade City, Florida. Since the recent death of his wife of 35 years, Stephen has come to rely on the love... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“Have learned many powerful lessons from my cat, such as that you can get whatever you want if you are so f**king annoying.” Read more ...

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Many birders find gull identification one of the more difficult aspects of this hobby and classifying gulls when they appear on cans of beer is often no less vexing a problem... Read more ...

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Country music star and two-time Grammy winner Miranda Lambert has announced sad news. Her precious dog, Jessi, has passed away at 13 ½ years old. She shared the news on... Read more ...

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

The road to recovery has been a long one for Buddy the Labrador Retriever mix. Buddy is getting a new lease on life after being intentionally set on fire by a 12-year-old boy... Read more ...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over Aflatoxin & Plastic Pieces

Two recalls have been issued for dog and cat food products from two different companies. These recalls have been issued for separate reasons. First, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has... Read more ...

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

A team of impressive rescue canines saved the life of a young girl caught in a strong ocean current. Even the best of swimmers can get whisked away in an instant, leaving them... Read more ...

Comparison of long non‐coding RNAs in adipose and muscle tissues between...

Summary lncRNAs play crucial roles in fat metabolism in animals. Previously, we have compared the mRNA transcriptome profiles between seven fat-type Chinese pig breeds and one... Read more ...

Birding Bob

Birding Bob

There's a birdwatcher in Central Park in New York City who calls himself Birding Bob. He leads bird walks in the park for the nominal sum of $10. But according to the New York... Read more ...