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Migrating birds choose routes with the best wind and uplift conditions, helping them to fly nonstop for hundreds of kilometers over the sea. more

At a ceremony in Radolfzell, Science Minister Theresia Bauer presented the Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the director of the Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior. more

Scientists and bird conservationists call for a national rescue plan to stem the dramatic decline in breeding birds more

The fine nose of storks

June 21, 2021

Smell leads storks to freshly mown meadows more

Largest study of its kind reveals the way relative brain size of mammals changed over the last 150 million years more

16 new high-quality reference genomes from vertebrates are published, advancing comparative biology, conservation, and health research more

Birds travelling to higher latitudes benefit from longer stretches of daytime activity more

Study urges the use of leg bands for marking individuals instead of wing tags more

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