Baby birds tune in from the egg

Ever wondered why birds are born to peep, chirrup and sing? Surprisingly international avian experts have shown this to be true, after finding fluctuations in bird […]

How Galápagos finches evade a parasitic fly

Darwin’s finches on the Galápagos Islands are once again providing insights into the theory of evolution, with two Flinders University studies investigating their dealings with a […]

Lovesongs from paradise take a nosedive

The Galápagos Islands finches named after Charles Darwin are starting to sing a different tune because of an introduced pest in the once pristine environment. International […]

From Cleland to the cradle of evolution

Along with a new conservation project at Cleland Wildlife Park near Adelaide, Flinders University Professor Sonia Kleindorfer has marked a major milestone after years of research […]

Flirty finches live up to their name

Galápagos Islands finches that helped Charles Darwin develop his theory of natural selection are showing clear signs of further evolutionary development. The latest study by researchers […]

Trouble in Darwin’s paradise

A parasite killing Darwin’s finches on the famed Galápagos Islands is causing a dramatic escalation in Darwin’s theory of natural selection, new research has revealed.