There's still a lot scientists don't know about odor in the avian world, but this much is clear: Some species really smell.
Also this month: Why are swirling flocks of starlings called murmurations? And how are nuthatches so good at tree climbing?
The endangered birds have lost a significant amount of habitat, leaving conservationists concerned about their long-term prospects.
The seabirds' knack for finding fishing vessels could help authorities crack down on crimes on the high seas.
Males of this huge South American species mate with several partners, resulting in exceptionally large—and musical—clutches.
Researchers have gleaned new insights (and some feathers) from Rock Pigeons that further unravel the mysteries of avian flight.
Despite scientific pushback, the Trump administration's updated regulations loosen oversight on millions of miles of waterways.
New research shows how extra-complex melanosomes in hummingbird feathers make light dance in fascinating ways.
If they’re paying enough attention to birds to ask questions, they’re halfway to becoming an advocate for wildlife.
Here's the truth behind a Facebook falsehood spreading across the internet.
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