Birds and bats have strange gut bacteria, and it might help them fly
January 8, 2020, 1:54 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They don't seem to rely on their microbiome for the same reasons we do.
Watch a flock of starlings fly across a beautiful Irish sunset
January 3, 2020, 1:20 p.m. by Ben Bolton
This captivating murmuration will make your jaw drop.
We finally solved the mystery of why this 'boring' bird has such colorful chicks
December 30, 2019, 7:53 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Turns out, the American coot isn't as boring as it looks.
Why new buildings in NYC are about to become much safer for birds
December 11, 2019, 12:44 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Glass collisions kill up to 1 billion birds in the U.S. each year.
Endangered Hawaiian duck's comeback is a 'beacon of hope' for conservationists
November 20, 2019, 9:56 a.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
The only endemic duck remaining on the Hawaiian islands is back from the brink of genetic extinction.
Black-throated finch wins 2019 Australian bird of the year
November 19, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The 'subtly stunning' songbird needs attention like this to save it from habitat loss, conservationists say.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
What's the big deal about eating alone?
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
5 recipes for stew meat that aren't stew