Why are there more people living in New York City per square mile (27,000 people per square mile) than plovers breeding in North America?Read More
Can a cold loving fish continue to exist in urban-suburban waters and in an ever-warming world?
This reproduction strategy for winter flounder is pure genius. They like it cold when lots of other fish do not. You would think with a limited number of predators to eat their eggs, the population of this flatfish would not only be healthy, but increasing. Yet, in many cases (though certainly not all), the winter flounder population is doing just the opposite, it’s in decline. Huh….what’s going on?Read More
Late Summer and Autumn is Migration time for Ospreys!
Many people would like to think all juvenile birds grow up in a family that lives together and migrates together, but this isn't always true. Young ospreys are entirely on their own soon after they are able to fly and capture food. Adult ospreys nurture their offspring until the young are able to feed themselves, then their role as parents is complete.Read More