Science Focus Book Club: Further reading on birdwatching and biodiversity

Read stories on birds, biodiversity and UK wildlife here while taking part in July's Science Focus Book Club.

When birds find new homes after a wildfire, they take their songs with them.

Most songbirds require an insect-rich diet to successfully raise many and vigorous young, researchers say.


A study found urban foxes in the UK have a different snout shape to help forage for food in urban surroundings.

Birds like crows are thought to control their vocalisations, just like primates, and that their vocalisations are not just a reflexive response.

In the book Flights of Passage, writer Mike Unwin and wildlife photographer David Tipling explore the fascinating subject of bird migration.

Pollinator specialist from the University of Vermont Samantha Alger explains the threats facing our bees, and why that’s a problem for us.

It's not just plants that team up with their neighbours for mass effect.

In October, a handmade sign went viral. It claimed that ducks were starving because people were no longer giving them bread, due to concerns that it could make them ill. But is feeding ducks and…

Hunting by pets can have a big effect on the local wildlife population, a new study has found.

In the course of just a single human generation, the likelihood of a bumblebee population surviving in a given place has declined by over 30 per cent.