Seabirds eat plastic because they like the way it smells
November 10, 2016, 12:49 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Plastic pollution smells similar to rotting algae, which may explain why birds are drawn to plastic in the water.
Common swifts spend 10 months of the year in nonstop flight
October 29, 2016, 8 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Feeding, mating and perhaps even sleeping is done on the wing.
Critically endangered albatross are being eaten alive by giant house mice
October 28, 2016, 9:27 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The seabirds breeding on a remote Alaskan island are terrorized by mice, but one man aims to end the problem.
How a caustic lake in Tanzania became a flamingo paradise
October 18, 2016, 7:32 a.m. by Catie Leary
This salty soda lake literally turns dead animals into calcified statues. Why do lesser flamingos love it so much?
First birds may have quacked, but dinosaurs definitely didn't sing
October 13, 2016, 3:39 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers study birdsong using 66-million-year-old voice box fossil.
Wild California condor chick fledges from the nest in an historic flight
October 13, 2016, 12:07 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
It is the first time a wild condor has fledged in Pinnacles National Park since the 1890s.