“Facultative migrants” are animals whose annual travels aren’t locked in. Their migration pathways are uncertain, as is whether they migrate at all during any given year.
Feeding wild birds is a popular pastime for nature-starved urban dwellers in many countries.
On the afternoon of January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from New York’s La Guardia Airport bound for Charlotte, North Carolina.
Field of Dreams taught us that if you build it, they will come. But the truth isn’t so straightforward, at least when it comes to birds and birdfeeders.
Songbirds in the wild must maintain a delicate balancing act. If they’re not vigilant enough, they risk being attacked by predators.
A finch species in Australia is getting help from an unexpected ally: invasive cane toads that have poisoned many of the lizards that attack the birds’ nests.
A forest fragment might seem like a poor habitat for birds.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as “drones,” are quickly become useful tools for ecologists and biologists alike.
You’d think that animals adapted to the driest of deserts would get along just fine without much water.
Blackbirds have adapted quite well to the city despite the ever-present glow of lights, but what are those adaptations?