Publications using media in 2019

By Team Macaulay Library
Papers published in 2019 that used media from the Macaulay Library Amaral, B. R., T. O. Laranjeiras, M. Cohn-Haft, G. A. Leite, R. Czaban, and C. L. Rutt (2019). Major range extension for Orange-fronted Plushcrown Metopothrix aurantiaca in the central Amazon of Brazil. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 139:99–104. Andriola, J. V. P., and…

Can voices from the Macaulay Library help return illegally captured birds back home?

By Kathi Borgmann
Illegal wildlife trade is a booming billion-dollar business, ranking third among illegal activities after drug and human trafficking. Many millions of live and dead animals across the globe are sold every year for traditional medicines, jewelry, and personal collections. Among animals trafficked for the pet trade, birds are the most exploited group. Every year millions…

Publications 2018

By Kathi Borgmann
In 2018, scientists published 112 peer-reviewed papers using media from the Macaulay Library. Media in the Macaulay Library helped researchers discover a new species of grosbeak in the Amazon and helped us understand why birds-of-paradise not only have amazing plumage patterns, but dance moves and vocalizations as well. Researchers also used media in the Macaulay Library…