In Hawaii, conservationists dutifully tend to downy Laysan Albatross chicks at a new nesting colony created to ensure the species’ future. This is the second of three stories about efforts to save the birds, one egg at a time.
Will warmer weather bring the birds back early? It all depends on what type of migrators they are.
Disappear in plain sight with one of these four types of camouflaged hides.
The law that authorizes the president to create national monuments is at risk. Here's a definitive guide to the act and how it—and the lands it protects—could be in trouble.
It isn't just parched plants that welcome the rejuvenating rain.
Many familiar species depend on the Arctic for breeding. Discover seven of them and test your bird smarts with this quiz.
Males are often the default sex for studies, but new research showing sexes are more genetically different than previously thought could change that.
The naturalist and artist is depicted like you've never seen him before. Here's an inside peek.
The brilliant white plumage of some birds can also show exquisite detail. Here are two tricks for capturing both in an image.
Part two of our new series to help you build your birding skills—and love of birds—by learning how to bird by ear.
It's National Park Week, so go make use of all those excellent birding destinations. There are a lot more than you think.
Thousands of miles off course, the bird took a rest—on an Osprey nest.
When it's time to court a female, the touch of red on this drab bird's head transforms into a blazing crown.
Efforts in Congress are underway to open the Arctic Refuge to drilling, which would cause irreparable harm to birds.