Urban gulls adapt foraging schedule to human activity patterns

Credit: CC0 Public Domain If you’ve ever seen a seagull snatch a pasty or felt their beady eyes on your sandwich in the park, you’d be right to suspect they know exactly when to strike to increase their chances of getting a human snack. A new study by the University of Bristol is the most […]

First Australian night bees recorded foraging in darkness

(Reepenia bituberculatav) Nomiine bee with night foraging activity. Credit: James Dorey, Flinders University Australian bees are known for pollinating plants on beautiful sunny days, but a new study has identified two species that have adapted their vision for night-time conditions for the first time. The study by a team of ecology researchers has observed night […]