Paper suggests climate crisis reducing insects in lowlands and central jungle, as fruit-eaters not affected
Bird species are in decline even in the remote parts of the Amazon, far from human interference, a study shows.
Scientists have found a sharp decline in nine insect-eating bird species in the lowlands of the central jungle in the space of a few decades. No equivalent decline was found among fruit-eating birds. This, they said, indicated that the climate crisis and its effect on insect populations may be to blame.