Birds

“Looking north, covered, south, covered, west, covered, the sidewalks were literally covered with birds.”
Some oiled birds have already been rescued from the Alliance Refinery spill, but the operation could take weeks, Louisiana wildlife officials say.
The winged crusader was caught on camera downing a large rodent in seconds.
For the white-necked jacobin hummingbird, looking like a male comes with big perks.
Dozens of birds too young to fly jumped out of nests anyway in desperate attempts to beat the heat.
Hundreds of birds have suffered swollen eyes and strange symptoms from a deadly ailment — and no one knows for sure what it is.
A 2017 legal interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act “allowed industry to kill birds with impunity," a Biden administration official said Monday.
“If they teach the others bad language and I end up with 250 swearing birds, I don’t know what we’ll do,” the park's CEO lamented.
The new rule would cement 2017 guidance that protects energy companies and other entities from being prosecuted for unintentionally killing birds.