Endangered ibises benefit from joining egret flocks

Birds benefit from flocking together -- even when they're not of a feather. According to a new study, China's endangered crested ibises benefit from joining forces with other, more visually-oriented bird species while searching for food.

Science Daily

Last updated on 23 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
China
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Human Disturbance
Species group: 
Birds