Al Larson has spent four decades building hundreds of nest boxes for Western and Mountain Bluebirds. Now these homes and their inhabitants are facing the test of climate change.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a turkey in the Northeast 50 years ago. Now hundreds of thousands roam suburbs where they thrill and bully residents.
Hatched by a 20-year-old college student, the Birds Aren't Real movement has drawn intrigue and scorn on Instagram, Reddit and Twitter.
Live chicks can go for thousands of dollars on the black market. So dedicated locals have banded together to protect the birds and their nests.
"Is this what we've been looking for?"
The glamorous species use their bodies to trap light so female birds can't look away.
Sean Graesser’s larger-than-life photos reveal a fascinating, tiny world where hummingbirds carry passengers aloft.
In a handful of states, the annual surveys of pheasants, rabbits, and other game species provide valuable data for wildlife managers.
Consider this your guide to the mating ritual that shapes the lives of a hundred dancing, singing bird species.
A daring experiment, led by a bird named Obi, is overturning what scientists know about how birds stay airborne.
You’ll look smart the next time you go camping. Unless you’re by yourself. Then maybe you can talk to the owls, which could also be cool.
Thanks to some artificial burrows and a crowdsourced protection effort led by Audubon Arizona, the lovable little owls are once again thriving.
The Environmental Protection Agency may be a popular political punching bag, but it has been crucial to protecting the health of people and wildlife. Here’s how.
A photographer captures a Staten Island coast in transition, as a mostly abandoned neighborhood returns to marshland and those residents who do remain confront a startling reality: The ocean is coming.
When a pair of Osprey parents left three chicks unattended, the eagle quickly saw an opportunity. How each chick reacted to the emergency is a lesson in evolution.
A California photographer managed to capture the rarely documented behavior in his own backyard. Roadrunners are very patient.
Attracting all kinds of animals, the "guzzlers" were created by the government more than half a century ago and are kept running by a dedicated team of volunteers.
Because of their specific diets, sapsuckers are tree specialists. But for all their talents, they can’t tell when sap has fermented, explains bird expert Kenn Kaufman.
There's nothing like the excitement — and dread — that comes from driving across multiple states to possibly see a rarity. The best part? Anyone can do it. Just be ready to drop everything on a whim.
It’s been more than 70 years since the last confirmed sighting of the elusive bird, but believers hold out hope that it lives on the island.