5th IOU Webinar On Having a Bird Brain presented by Suzana Herculano-Houzel
“Planet earth is in a global biodiversity and environmental crisis. Ornithologists and Fellows of the International Ornithologist’ Union Professor Lucia Severinghaus and Professor Yossi Leshem are featured in “The Future of Birds” documentary film by Jocelyn Demers. They join the many voices from ornithologists, scientists, birders and others around the world in a shared concern for birds and help us to understand the crucial role that birds play in the interconnectedness of the global natural world, why we need to be concerned and what can be done”
Ornithology is a global discipline addressing all levels of avian biology in birds from ecosystems to molecules, linking basic and applied research, and nurturing education and outreach. The IOU seeks to support, promote, and advance avian biology.
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All members of the IOU have free access to the new forum. Here, you can discuss recent research, ask questions on field work, methods, conservation, issues, ...
The IOU is hosting the International Ornithological Congresses (#IOCongress) on a 4-years turnus. We will inform members about all details ...
There is a lot we can do individually to help birds, especially during migration when collision rates are even higher. In this webinar, bird collisions experts will provide practical advice and demonstrations on preventing crashes at home, as well as tips to advocate for safer, bird-friendly policies in your community.
The documentary describes the American Golden plover (Pluvialis dominica) and the Buff-breasted sandpiper's (Calidris subruficollis) experiences during their stay between the lagoons and the ocean, in the Uruguayan East coast. The film focuses on their interaction and coexistence with the native fauna.
Webinar Description: Peter and Rosemary Grant have been studying Darwin’s finches on the Galápagos islands since 1973. The fieldwork is designed to understand the causes of an adaptive radiation. It combines analyses of archipelago-wide patterns of evolution with detailed investigations on two islands, Genovesa and Daphne. By integrating ecology, behavior and genetics, they have revealed how species ...