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Project Plumage | Nature Nation
Project Plumage | Nature Nation

Each week, we feature a worthy citizen science project or nature news segment from around the nation. This week, as we continue to feature projects to do from home, we bring you Project Plumage.

With over 10,000 living species of birds in the world, many of which are covered with beautiful ...

Citizen Science at Home
Citizen Science at Home

We've rounded up a few of our favorite projects and resources for partaking in citizen science at home. If you're interested in keeping up with Nature's citizen science community, you can join our Citizen Science Facebook Group HERE. 

We do our best to feature a citizen science project every week in ...

African Skimmer Parenting

Okavango: River of Dreams - Episode 1: Paradise

African Skimmer Parenting

See the elegant way African Skimmers hunt for fish on the Okavango River and the sweet way they care for their chicks, particularly after they've just escaped from a crocodile.

Jacana Dad Rescues Chicks from Crocodile

Okavango: River of Dreams - Episode 1: Paradise

Jacana Dad Rescues Chicks from Crocodile

When their lily pad home is threatened by a crocodile, this devoted father jacana saves his chicks by tucking one under each wing and carrying them to safety.

Canada Geese
Divorce in Canada Geese

Do monogamous animals ever split up? Certainly, but a recent study on Canada geese offers some new insight into why it happens among this particular species.

Rainy Springs Bring Disaster for Nesting Tree Swallows

American Spring LIVE: Episode 1 - Birth and Rebirth

Rainy Springs Bring Disaster for Nesting Tree Swallows

Concern about how climate change affects food security usually focuses on agriculture in resource-poor countries. But disruptions to weather patterns threaten food supplies for wildlife too.