Going into the third decade of the 21st century, well-maintained and active collections are becoming even more vital for documenting the effects of rapid environmental change. For example, measurements of specimens in collections spanning decades, or even centuries, have revealed that rising temperatures are associated with progressively smaller body size in many birds. Analyses of museum collections are now suggesting another widespread effect of climate change: shifts in the sizes of birds’ beaks and legs.
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The Great Divide
Birding the Swartberg Pass
Gough Island Blues
It was 14 December 2021 and I was feeling pretty good.
Maputo National Park, Mozambique
Cape Gannets eat a diversity of fish and the occasional squid and also scavenge from trawlers.
Conserving Forest Birds
The benefits of protected area status
Adventures in a floating hide
Widespread decline of Kenya's raptors
rest & recover
The diverse functions of stopovers for migrants
TOO SOON TO panic
Are false-alarm flights beneficial?
the other ANGOLA
Atlasing in the Eastern Cape
B&B: TAYLOR SPILLS BROOKE'S SECRET TO RIDGE
Taylor is floored when Steffy and Thomas reveal that Brooke kissed Deacon on New Year’s Eve.
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Be Our Guest
Krista Allen Looked Back At Her Road To B&B, With A Memorable Stop in Salem, On Digest's Podcast, Dishing With Digest
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a cigar brand come across the Vets Vices desk, which is a shame since we love a good stogie.
AROUND THE AFC EAST
The race for the AFC East crown gets started
RESEARCHERS COMPLETE FIRST-EVER DETAILED MAP OF GLOBAL CORAL
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AROUND THE AFC EAST
Buffalo has their future QB...do the other teams?
TRACKING TRAINING CAMP
Bills Digest was there for all the big moments at training camp. Here are some observations …
ALLEN GETS HISTORIC DEAL
Bills QB now under contract through 2028
Right back in the swing of things
It’s fair to say that this year’s Bills training camp looks wildly different from those of the past.