Found in the tropical north, cassowaries are Australia’s OG dinosaur birds. But do they deserve their fearsome reputation? Dr Graham Lauridsen shares his real-life encounters.
Galapagos finches are legendary – after all, they form the backbone of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. And they’re in fine company – according to the Galapagos Conservancy, the islands are home to 56 species of native bird, and 45 of those are endemic (ie, found nowhere else on the planet). Then there are the migrants […]