DDT accumulates in wildlife and magnifies up the food chain. Birds of prey occupy the top of these food chains in various ecosystems.
New research traces the effect of drought on red kite chicks born during particularly dry years.
The extinct species may have been a relative of the living Griffon Vulture (pictured).
The identification of a vulture that lived more than 50,000 years ago is shedding more light on biodiversity loss and ecosystem change in Australia.
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It’s a clash that might rival Crocodile Dundee in New York City. While both iconic birds of prey are similarly sized, one is bolder and more ferocious.
Masked owl (
Tyto novaehollandiae), one of many birds of prey at great risk of secondary poisoning
The NSW government has secured an extremely toxic bait to try to end the mouse plague. But there are safer alternatives.
Scientists have discovered how the wise old barn owl is so good at catching rodents.
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A new study claims that wind turbines kill enough birds of prey that they are effectively an ‘apex predator’.
Biodiversity is known to suffer in human-altered agricultural areas. But the Verreaux Eagle is an exception and has seen its numbers increase in agricultural land..
Hen harrier causing trouble.
Across the open heather moors of upland Britain, last-minute preparations are being put in place for the start of the red grouse shooting season on August 12. On average about 200,000 grouse are shot every…