Birds

Researchers find rare half-male, half-female bird: 'It was a big surprise'

“We caught it on September 24th here, just during our normal bird banding operation, and it was a big surprise,” said Annie Lindsay, Powdermill’s Avian Research Center (ARC) Bird Banding Program Manager.
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Scientists Develop Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Birds

If you’ve ever struggled to identify a species of birds, facial recognition software is coming to the rescue. A new study aims to boost conservation efforts using AI on the feathered friends. Read on.
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Eagle with 8-foot wing span crashes into Alaska home

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Many are familiar with uninvited guests unexpectedly crashing at the house, but an eagle took such a scenario to new heights in Kodiak. An eagle grabbed a piece of freezer-burned halibut that someone had thrown out, and apparently misjudged its climb up a cliff with the 4-...
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