Escrito em 26 de outubro de 2021
Activities in nature, such as birdwatching, require some ethics and common sense. Respecting nature and biodiversity is vital to preserving natural areas. Plus, responsible behaviour will also allow us to better enjoy our experience outdoors.
Here are some things to keep in mind:
Be an ambassador for birdwatching and put the interests of the birds first.
Seeing or photographing a bird have boundaries. Accept the fact that some species are hard to see and don’t try it at every cost. Instead, invest your time studying their behaviour better and keep trying other times.
Raise awareness for the benefits of ... Ler mais
Escrito em 21 de outubro de 2021
Although it may be one of the first and unique characteristics that everyone thinks about when it comes to birds, flying isn’t something every bird can do. Nowadays, there are about 60 species that are the exception.
These flightless bird species throughout their evolution lost their ability to fly. Among other reasons, widely available food, absence of predators and climate consistency all year-round are some of the reasons some species didn’t feel the need to fly. This is something that was and is easily found in remote islands.
The fact that the species didn’t need to fly doesn’t mean they ... Ler mais
Escrito em 08 de outubro de 2021
Twice a year, during spring and autumn, one of the most incredible and mysterious nature events happen - avian migration.
About half of the nearly 10,000 world bird species migrate. Millions of birds embrace the challenge of long-distance and sometimes dangerous journeys. But, why exactly do they do it?
It is believed that the main reason for migration is finding food. However, escaping from adverse weather conditions and predators are also important justifications.
Generally, birds migrate to find better ecological conditions and habitats that allow them to feed and breed. When the conditions become unfavourable they move towards regions that ... Ler mais