A staggering 99 percent of the world's seabirds may have consumed plastic by 2050. Researchers have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds and have found that it may be far worse than first thought.
It turns out that where a songbird lives may impact its reproduction and, ultimately, its survival as a species
Researchers have found that crows may also display a type of social learning.
It's hard to be heard in a busy world these days, and that's certainly true for birds. Sometimes, they actually have to ‘shout' to be heard over noise produced by human-made activity.
Scientists may have unlocked the secrets of hummingbird tongues.
Stronger winds may mean troubled times for wild animals, affecting how well they can feed, according to recent findings published in the Journal of Animal Ecology.
You can thank the rooster for waking up thousands throughout the years. These animals are famous for crowing right at the break of day. Yet which rooster starts of the sound?
Kiwi birds are a bit unusual. Now, scientists have sequenced the genome of this bird and have identified several sequence changes that underlie the kiwi's adaption to a nocturnal lifestyle.
New findings published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances reveal that certain animal populations on islands tend to develop weird traits over time. However, one pattern is relatively understudied-otherwise known as a tendency in which certain animal populations develop "melanism," or dark or black ...
Birds are quite an intelligent group of endothermic vertebrates. Their lightweight but strong skeletal structure gives them the opportunity to clearly navigate the skies and look for potential food on the ground. Yet did you know they are also capable of learning another language?
Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of feathered dinosaur that's the largest to ever be discovered.
It turns out that rising temperatures may be threatening birds. Researchers have studied the gains and losses of populations of birds across Mexico in the 20th century and have found that climate change may be causing a loss of biodiversity.