“Forget the early bird. In an increasingly human-dominated natural environment, it’s the crafty bird who wins big.
Birds that devise creative ways to adapt to their surroundings are more likely to have a stable or even increasing population, compared to less flexible birds. That’s the upshot of a huge new study of 8,600 bird species from around the world. The findings reveal how innovation and adaptability add up to resilience against pressure stemming from human incursions into their natural habitats.
View the whole story here: https://www.inverse.com/science/avian-adaptation-strategies