How do you gather information about a bird species that spends 99 percent or more of its time at sea? Until recently, there wasn’t an easy answer.
Higashijima Island doesn't look like much from the sky. This tiny, uninhabited scrap of land 1,000 kilometers south of the coast of Japan is only a few hectares in size.
These popular penguins have faced a lot of threats in recent years that have put them on a dangerous path. Species name: African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), a.k.a.
I think gulls are great, and I’m especially fond of the so-called white-headed gulls: the group of species that includes the familiar Herring gull Larus argentatus, the black-backed gulls, and a list of similar species that occur worldwide.
A study of colonies of a diving bird on the Spanish coast shows the lingering effect during at least the first 10 years after the 2002 Prestige disaster