Insect-eating birds such as swifts and yellow wagtails are particularly vulnerable.
A Steller’s sea eagle, native to the Asian Arctic, has traveled across North America since 2021. A scholar questions whether the bird is lost – and how well humans really understand animals’ actions.
Instead of focusing their limited time, energy and finances in effective interventions in their gardens, many individual gardeners are falling prey to greenwashing.
Despite declines of Australia woodland birds and ongoing conservation investment, we don’t have many studies that show exactly how effective different management actions are for these species.
From a low of 11 males in 1997, Britain now has 228 booming bitterns at 103 sites nationwide.
Rereading du Maurier’s story of relentless devastation shows how the writer anticipated some of our most pressing environmental concerns.
Avian influenza — commonly known as ‘bird flu’ — is infecting domestic and wild birds in Canada and around the world.
Dogs and ground-nesting birds in breeding season: why the two should never meet.
Machine learning may not seem to have much connection with wildlife, but it’s starting to play a central role in bird conservation.
Parents provide the energy needed for their young to grow large brains. Climate change may negatively affect birds’ brain development as it impacts food supplies.
Historic paintings can be just as valuable as educational tools as videos created using the latest technologies.
Many marine animals, birds and fish are ingesting plastic. New research identifies the first named health effect from it.
New research shows that if captive breeding stopped tomorrow, orange-bellied parrots would soon become extinct. So we’re locked into breeding programs until we can solve the underlying problems.
Lockdown wasn’t good news for London’s peregrine falcons.
Despite their small size, fairy-wrens have surprisingly complex social ties. They’ll risk life and limb to help others – but only if they know them.
It’s endearing to think of these glamorous pink birds finding the friendship group they fit into. But navigating flamingo social lives can help with conservation too.
A local legend of a mysterious bird with big eyes grew into the discovery of the Príncipe scops owl. A biologist on the team tells the story of finding and cataloging this new species.
The first comprehensive population assessment of the raptor affectionately known as The Red reveals a species in trouble. Australia’s rarest bird of prey needs our help.
Vultures help protect us from disease and in many cultures they are a symbol of strength and wisdom.
The only other species known to do this are humans and chimpanzees.