2,000 NYC pigeons to perform in spellbinding aerial light show
May 2, 2016, 8:42 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Pigeon-fancying provocateur Duke Riley's 'Fly By Night' is set to dazzle over the East River.
Ever wonder how European starlings came to the U.S.? Blame Shakespeare
April 28, 2016, 2:24 p.m. by Tom Oder
All it took was one avian aficionado with a love of the bard to introduce this aggressive species to the United States.
'Holy Moli!' New book delves into the surprising secret lives of Laysan albatross
April 14, 2016, 2:20 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
When Laysan albatross decided to recolonize Kauai, one woman got wrapped up in the middle of it all and has witnessed truly unique behaviors.
What's the best way to save Cape Cod's piping plover chicks?
April 1, 2016, 6:50 a.m. by Catie Leary
Like any other well-intentioned attempt at endangered species management, piping plover conservation is complicated.
Antarctica's brown skuas can recognize (and dive-bomb) individual humans
March 29, 2016, 12:16 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
While crows and ravens are famous for recognizing certain people, brown skuas that live in a mostly human-free habitat also possess the skill.
This bird perfectly mimics chainsaws, camera shutters and more
March 17, 2016, 1:38 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The superb lyrebird is known for its exceptional skill at mimicry, and captive birds have been able to mimic a range of human-made sounds.