ornithology

Science
Of course, the great frigatebird can eat and sleep on the wing.
Videos
For the first time in nearly a hundred years, bald eagles are nesting in New York City.
Science
Weird. Peer said there has been at least one other published account of a bilateral gynandromorph cardinal but its plumage
Culture & Arts
I was up for the sunrise and climbed the Inca ruins with my paints. Words cannot adequately capture how truly spectacular this site is, and how amazing that they could build these structures in this inaccessible place.
Travel
Locals used to "persecute" magnificent birds of prey, he explained, whereas "today it's a point of pride to say you have a Spanish imperial eagle on your land." Once down to 30 pairs, the species has rebounded to as many as three-hundred.
Books
An Eye on the Sparrow is a friendly, entertaining and educational book for anyone interested in birds, the Bible or just nature in general. It's a fascinating cornucopia of science, birds, religion, geography and human beings.
Science
With more research, one of the researchers--the institute's Dr. Niels Rattenborg--said in a statement that "this naturally
Science
Crows and ravens are notably large for songbirds, larger than pigeons. Blackbirds and grackles are smaller than pigeons, as are starlings and cowbirds.
Science
Reid and her team studied the isolated population of wild song sparrows on Mandarte Island in Canada. Like their mainland
Environment
Next week, the U.S. House of Representatives plans to pass an ill-conceived budget bill for the Interior Department that would paralyze our nation's programs for protecting imperiled plants and animals.
Environment
It sounds like the avian equivalent of an Ozzy Osbourne legend. Great tits have been discovered killing and eating bats by