While Hail Mary conservation efforts can pull birds back from the brink, an extinction wave still looms.
Temperatures are soaring and bushfires are decimating Australia's wildlife. So how can we avoid creating a breeding ground for mosquitoes when putting water out for thirsty birds and animals?
Magpies have such good hearing, they can hear the very faint sound of grass roots being chewed.
This 20th century ornithologist earned the respect of her contemporaries for her animal behavior research that went against the grain of traditional science.
Farming and habitat destruction have caused the species to disappear from large areas of Europe.
Australia’s threatened birds have declined by 59%, on average, between 1985 and 2016 based on 400,000 surveys at more than 17,000 locations according to Australia's world-first Threatened Bird Index.
Weather radar archives hold decades of data about the movements of birds and other flying animals.
Vulturine guineafowl were found to live in large, sexually mixed groups. These seem to have social preferences for certain other groups.
Scientists have tracked endangered species for years. Now they're figuring out how to highlight animals and plants that have recovered – but what does that mean?
Aside from their intrinsic value, common bird species might be one of the only ways we connect with nature in our everyday lives. But these opportunities are under threat.
Climate is the most important driver of the colour and brightness of birds' eggs.
Magpie attacks aren't as common as you (and the media) might think. But here are a few tricks to get you through swooping season unscathed - and a few classic tactics that don't work.
Could mating preferences, like females preferring males who sing complex songs, affect the evolution of learning? Insights from birds could have clues for how people learn throughout their lives.
Scientists have discovered how the wise old barn owl is so good at catching rodents.
How do hummingbirds drink sugary nectar and not get sick? Don't they need a balanced diet to stay healthy? Do they eat anything else?
Conservationists have found a shortcut in the race to save Earth's threatened species.
Scientists looked at thousands of studies to see how animals were adapting to higher temperatures.
Birds spend a lot of time and energy singing, but they don't do it the same way in every season of the year. And some can't sing at all. What's the purpose of birdsong?
We need to understand what a swallow's nest is really for – and it is not mainly for sleeping.
Alien species are more likely to survive in a new habitat when environmental conditions are similar to their native home.