There's still a lot scientists don't know about odor in the avian world, but this much is clear: Some species really smell.
If they’re paying enough attention to birds to ask questions, they’re halfway to becoming an advocate for wildlife.
New research shows how extra-complex melanosomes in hummingbird feathers make light dance in fascinating ways.
The endangered birds’ flocks are too big, putting them at risk of disease outbreak. Breaking up the large groups requires wetland restoration.
As event organizers are forced to make tough decisions over coronavirus concerns, local businesses and nonprofits brace for the fallout.
Due to pandemic-related restrictions, vulnerable shorebirds may have to rely on the kindness of strangers this breeding season.
COVID-19 has upended our lives, but the arrival of spring and its birds provides a comforting sense of order, writes Kenn Kaufman.
Avians aren’t the source of COVID-19, but some do harbor pathogens that can infect humans. Here's what you need to know and how to stay safe.
The BirdWhisperer Project fosters creativity while bringing artists together from all over the world—no matter their skill level.
These extreme birders know there are much more important impacts from the pandemic, but it still hurts to watch their plans dissolve.
A new study reveals two traits that help some species meet the challenges of city life in a quickly urbanizing world.
In 1908, Joseph Grinnell began a 30-year project to document the state’s wildlife. Now, a modern resurvey of his study sites is yielding unprecedented insights into birds’ vulnerabilities and resilience.
Women in India have banded together to build empathy for the Greater Adjutant Stork—starting by celebrating the bird's nesting season.
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