December 2, 2013 — In the West, as the saying goes, whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. So why on earth did New Mexicans--during a severe drought, no less--decide to give precious drops to southwestern willow flycatchers?
November 16, 2011 — Winging at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, an entire flock of birds can make hairpin turns in an instant. How do they do it? A group of investigators is closer than ever to finding out.
September 9, 2011 — Bird beaks are more than nature’s ingenious designs. They’re wonders of evolution, barometers of how species react to—and sometimes even instigate—changes in their environment.