In the Amazon, a scientist caught an unusual and intimate interaction on film: a moth drinking from an antbird's eyeball.
When birders reflexively correct common names like "seagull" or "Canadian goose," they may turn newcomers off the hobby altogether.
Across the Arctic, late snowmelt wrecked the breeding season for many shorebird species already experiencing major declines.
Or, as locals in the Southwest once called it, the "lightning bird."
Sick Red Knots, Sanderlings, and Ruddy Turnstones have been turning up at hospitals in record numbers as toxic algal blooms take their toll.
Songbirds are among a select few animals that can pick up new languages by ear. But recent research shows that timing is crucial.
A new report warns that we're approaching the point of no return—a fact that close observers of nature have known for years.
Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge hosts almost 200 species of birds annually. That seems like a bad place for airplanes.
Eastern Phoebes and Wood-Pewees are vocal birds. Here's how to tell them apart by their songs.
Due to a likely food shortage in their Canadian range, the birds have started showing up throughout the U.S. in droves.
Liven up your life list with a trip to a cemetery. After all, they weren't just built to house bones and graves.
The Urban Birder gives us the scoop on the budding movement and all the unlikely places you should be looking for birds in.
From watching hawks on the wing as they funnel south to attending action-packed birding festivals, avian activities abound in autumn.
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