Ornitho-logic

GooseBuster to the Rescue: How to Get Rid of Canada Geese

GooseBuster to the Rescue: How to Get Rid of Canada Geese

— These birds can be a nuisance. But there’s a humane way to keep them at bay—thanks to one determined ornithologist.
Ornithologists Own up to Their #fieldworkfails

Ornithologists Own up to Their #fieldworkfails

— These scientists’ stories prove nature is unpredictable—and often hilarious.
Saving Baby Seabirds From Crash Landings

Saving Baby Seabirds From Crash Landings

— Countless young seabirds plummet to earth each year after becoming disoriented by artificial light. For a lucky few, rescuers are there to greet them.
Keeping Peregrines Safe From Their Fan Club

Keeping Peregrines Safe From Their Fan Club

— Maine’s Acadia National Park hosts beautiful birds, and a ton of tourists. Here's how the two get along.
What's So Great About Seeing the Same Bird Twice?

What's So Great About Seeing the Same Bird Twice?

— Scientists get extremely excited when they catch a banded bird thousands of miles from where it was first tagged.
The Men Who Save Baby Owls

The Men Who Save Baby Owls

— When a nestling tumbles to earth, these guys are there to help.
Winter Woes

Winter Woes

— After one of the coldest, snowiest winters in recent memory, rehabbers and birds alike are happy it's finally spring.
How To Count a Thousand Birds (Or More)

How To Count a Thousand Birds (Or More)

— Bring your binoculars—and a strong stomach.
How to Tag a Raptor

How to Tag a Raptor

— Banding a songbird is one thing—birds of prey are quite another.
Can You Do CPR on a Bird?

Can You Do CPR on a Bird?

— It’s not your typical case of mouth-to-mouth, or mouth-to-beak even.