A new book offers a close look at the lives of these wonderfully smart, charismatic birds.
They use their right and left eyes differently. Some may sleep on the wing. They may even be able to see the earth's magnetic field. Welcome to the amazing world of bird vision.
The otherworldly, windswept Falklands are home to such a vast and diverse array of wildlife—including five species of penguins—that the archipelago has become a grail destination for adventurous birders and nature lovers.
Decades after they staged a major comeback from plume hunting, one of the world's most bizarre and beautiful birds is struggling in South Florida. Does this spell trouble for the entire Everglades ecosystem?