Bird expert tweeting to the world on bird feeding

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As Australia reveals its bird of the year, Griffith University’s resident bird expert has shed light on the other issue the country is always torn on – feeding them. Professor Darryl Jones, of the Environmental Futures Research Institute, has released the first ever book on a topic that almost everyone has tried. Hailed as the […]

Science students have a hoot owl spotting

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They’re not just magical creatures reserved for students at Hogwarts – owls also call Griffith University home. Griffith Sciences students studying ecology this semester were lucky enough to spot some rare powerful owls during their field work on the Gold Coast campus. Dr Guy Castley, of the Griffith School of Environment, said the students were completing a […]

Bird bugs shed new light on malaria infection

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A study into bird malaria could provide important clues about the causes of parasite co-infections in animals, including people. The Griffith University study investigated parasite interactions in wild birds and found they are a crucial indicator of malaria infection risk. The study Co-infections and environmental conditions drive the distributions of blood parasites in wild birds […]