Our airspace has only started to become cluttered recently – many birds are struggling to navigate through it.
Scientists pour over the existing literature on corvids’ smarts to debunk some myths, and uphold others.
Your less manicured garden has the potential to combat tackle climate change and help wildlife survive.
There’s shocking new evidence of rodenticide poisoning in Australia’s nocturnal predatory birds. High concentrations of the active ingredients were found in 92% of the 60 dead birds they tested.
A new assessment of the population status of Europe’s birds reveals that the number of species that are of conservation concern is increasing.
Owls are masterpieces of adaption, having honed their expertise as night predators over millions of years. Two new books delve into the world of these birds and the battle to protect certain species.
New research shows climate change will harm animal welfare – including your pet.
Interest in bird feeding surged soon after COVID lockdowns began in more than 100 countries. While this activity boosts people’s wellbeing, care must be taken to ensure it’s also good for the birds.
Drone use has increased dramatically, but what effect will this have on our endangered shorebirds? New research shows the eastern curlew is easily startled, prompting others to take flight.
It appears to be widespread among all sorts of different birds.
A newborn bison calf in Yellowstone National Park had to be euthanized after a visitor handled it in May 2023 – a recent example of how trying to help wild animals often harms them.
Our experiments with the critically endangered Bail myna showed some birds are bolder than others.
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.