Mallard pair at the at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Much of the money for wildlife conservation in the United States comes from taxes and fees paid by sportsmen. But as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers need other funding sources.
The H5N8 virus is especially dangerous for migratory birds.
Studies of animal-human interactions in various settings could perhaps help prevent bird flu and the mass slaughter of animals it inevitably leads to.
Straw-necked ibis gather to breed.
Bird feathers can tell us a lot about their owners and the places they visit.
When shot and injured but not killed, ducks will be left to fend for themselves under new Victorian laws.
Just before dawn on the third Saturday in March, the first shots will be fired, and the 2013 Victorian duck hunting session will commence. But 2013 will be unlike previous years. You are probably unaware…