Check out so many wonderful things in the HBW Alive Newsletter #18 for December, 2015! Just a taste:
An observational and experimental study suggests that the animal dung pavement in nests of the Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis) may reduce the risk of a nest being trampled by domestic livestock and may also provide thermal benefits by buffering nests against extremes of heat and cold.
Then there’s this, which looks like it might be the greatest book of all time:
Finally, check out more cat mayhem, and a Swainson’s Thrush way off course: