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The birds – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 3 December 2020 | 2 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

This quiz is devoted to our flying (and sometimes flightless) feathered friends. Can you bring home a victory to feather your nest?

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Giants! A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 17 June 2020 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

There are some giant things lurking in these questions. Some of them are easy to spot, and others are hidden. Can you uncover all the answers?

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Microscope: Birds on a wire News

by Jasmine, 6 June 2019 | 6 comments

Pink and grey galahs sitting on powerlines (wires)

Double Helix magazine is looking for your questions! Our Microscope column answers the most intriguing science, tech, engineering and maths queries you can throw at us.

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Megafauna Monday: Dromornis stirtoni News

by Pat, 14 October 2013 | 3 comments

Fossil cast of a Dromornis stirtoni skeleton.

Welcome to Megafauna Monday, where we help you chase away the post-weekend blues by showcasing some of the mighty beasts that once roamed the planet. Today it’s about the biggest bird of them all!

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Backyard birding Activity

by Pat, 20 December 2012 | 0 comments

Magpie perched in a tree.

Learn to identify the birds living in your area. You’ll learn to record your sightings in a way that can even be used by scientists!

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