Garden bird feeders and water baths could be hotspots for infectious disease transmission.
Researchers have discovered an alarming new threat to one of the most incredible wildlife migrations on Earth.
Storks – those harbingers of new life – are breeding in Britain again.
With careful observation, you can start to recognize that one sassy squirrel or the cardinal pair who call your neighborhood home.
What a hungry Red kite tells us about human-animal relationships.
Ponds create 'insect chimneys' which are a boon for hungry farmland birds.
Climate change is affecting our planet's biodiversity, yet some species can find ways to adapt. Using citizen-science data, a French research team is studying how birds adjust to local heat levels.
Domestic gardens offer an oasis for urban wildlife, and are a sight for sore eyes during lockdown.
With wild boar in Barcelona and coyotes in San Francisco, the lockdown has transformed concrete jungles worldwide.
A new method of using camera traps has brought good and bad news for conservationists.
The skull of Oculudentavis, found encased in amber, provides new clues into the transition from dinosaurs to birds and may be smallest of either ever found.
For decades, the extinction of passenger pigeons has been explained by two theories of human impact. New research shows one of these theories is now more compelling than the other.
Climate change has advanced the arrival of spring by as much as several weeks in some parts of the US. This can mean major crop losses and disconnects between species that need each other to thrive.
Kea were able to correctly guess the most probable scenarios, by evaluating various physical and social cues. Previously, only great apes and humans were known to be able to understand probability.
Millions of Americans feed wild birds, especially in winter and spring. Studies show that this can influence birds' health and behavior in surprising ways.
The natural world is full of intriguing clues.
North America's prairies once were home to millions of wild animals. Today, most of that land is farmed or developed, but some grasslands have never been plowed and could be rewilded.
First come the beetles, then the birds: how nature is surviving, and thriving, after a summer of fires.
The tall buildings of our cities kill horrifying numbers of birds. But some cities are adopting mandatory design measures to cut the toll.
In the real world, new diseases emerge from complex environments. To learn more about how, scientists set up whole artificial ecosystems in the lab, instead of focusing on just one factor at a time.