Risking Life and Limb in Antarctica to Find the Frozen Ancestors of Birds
August 04, 2016 — Extreme fossil hunting on the icy outcrops at the bottom of the world.
To Catch a Predator
June 20, 2016 — Want to be a raptor bander? You'll need live bait, a taco trap, a good hand cream, and years of licensed training.
Bird CSI: A Loon, a Swollen Spleen, and a Mysterious Disease
May 19, 2016 — Pathologists documented the first death of a loon in New England from avian malaria. Here’s how they got from corpse to diagnosis.
How Pulling Weeds Can Save Australia's Seabirds
May 02, 2016 — A group of determined Australians are on a mission to reclaim a former island paradise for shearwaters and penguins.
Why Counting Piping Plovers in the Bahamas Is Harder Than It Sounds
March 24, 2016 — Plovers are one of the tiniest shorebirds—and taking a census of them is one giant feat.
Watch a Snowy Owl Recoup From Surgery at an NYC Wildlife Rehab Center
February 05, 2016 — When an injured visitor was grounded before a blizzard, a city full of bird lovers came to its aid.
When Your Day Job Is Counting Eagles (and Other Awesome Birds of Prey)
January 14, 2016 — There’s nothing glamorous about the life of a field tech—and for some, that’s the appeal.
How One Birder Went from Enthusiast to (Almost) Scientist
December 03, 2015 — By day Minnesota native Beth Siverhus is a medical technologist, but in her off hours, she’s a bit of a bird superhero.
How Loggers Can Help Save the Endangered Fish Owl
November 10, 2015 — Researchers have spent nearly a decade studying these elusive birds. Now loggers are stepping up to protect them.
Chasing Birds Across the Country…for Science
October 15, 2015 — A team of researchers radio-tags various species to learn more about them. The catch: They have to follow them as they fly.