Bird Photographer of the Year contest: Snaps of staring owl, puzzled greater roadrunner among winners
The annual competition, showcasing the beauty of our feathered friends, saw over 22,000 international entries from all over the world
Almost every morning for the last two decades, Juliet has appeared. She swoops onto the zoo enclosure where macaws are kept and, through its fence, engages in grooming behavior that looks like conjugal canoodling.
Noise pollution have long term effects on vegetation by driving away pollinating animals, finds study
Researchers hypothesized that once noise pollution decreases, the animals would return but they were proved wrong.
The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany, an illustrated compilation of folktales, poems, fiction and nonfiction that Gibson had assembled on his own, was originally published in 2005. A surprise bestseller at the time, it has been reissued with a new foreword from Atwood, who called birdwatching a pursuit she and her longtime partner Gibson enjoyed together.
Since many wetlands where migratory birds visit are unprotected, involving communities in their management is essential, according to experts.
Regular monitoring of wild aquatic birds and the wild bird-poultry-wetland interface is essential to understanding avian influenza viruses’ prevalence.
Unconventional male singers were less successful in wooing mates, the scientists found.
Scientists estimate between 365 million and one billion birds are killed by collisions with buildings or other outdoor structures in the US every year.
There is an urgent need to stem hardwood forest loss in the middle Himalayas.
Most islands on Earth had flightless birds on them before humans emerged as the dominant species.
Among birds, only some owls have previously been shown to hear ultrasonic sounds — which they use to locate prey.
World Migratory Bird Day 2020 to be observed today: All you need to know and how to join global campaign
The World Migratory Bird Day aims to bring attention to the need of conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. The global programme helps raise awareness about the numerous threats faced by the birds
World Wildlife Day 2020: 10 incredible camouflaging insects to remind you that Mother Nature is beautiful
Whether it is to protect themselves from predators or to help them catch their prey, these insects are masters at blending in
House sparrows, despite the notion that it's on a decline, analysis suggests the species is fairly stable over the past 25 years.
The birds were discovered in the Indonesian islands Taliabu and Peleng, both of which have suffered rampant forest destruction.
Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.
About 60 volunteer birders pooled in their time, effort and bird-watching skills to make this Atlas possible.
The bird population fell because they were hunted for their feathers that sat on women's hats.
The males may be larger and easier to spot, even when the females were more colourful, the males were preferred.
Protecting a single 'umbrella' species could achieve the same result as multiple projects targeted at several.