Miniature lenses that mimic the eyes of predatory birds could shrink a camera’s size to less than 1/100th of an inch -- and in the meantime, revolutionize a host of compact technologies.
By Andrew Wagner
Shelley Girdner's recently published debut collection is called “You Were That White Bird” and is filled with poems that capture the details in the natural world around her and the small miracles of her life.
By Mary Jo Brooks
According to the National Audubon Society, climate change poses a serious threat to a large number of North America’s birds. But a street art project in New York City aims to call attention to their plight by creating large-scale murals…
By PBS NewsHour
A pair of 99 million-year-old fossils reveal Cretaceous baby birds with finger claws and adultlike feathers.
By Nsikan Akpan
Think your freeloading kid is bad? Black-crowned night herons have crashed at the Smithsonian National Zoo each summer for over a century.
PBS NewsHour traveled to the Bahamas recently with a group of scientists to study an endangered shorebird bird called the piping plover. The birds have been on the endangered species list in the United States since the late 1980s, but…
By Justin Scuiletti
Humans aren't the only species that tend to belt out a drunk song or two after consuming alcohol -- songbirds will get in on the act as well. But first, scientists had to get them drunk.
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
The AP sought the information from the Interior Department in March 2013 under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. It is part of the AP's investigation into bird deaths at wind farms.
By Susan Moran
Climate change isn’t just a problem for rare species. This threat, coupled with habitat loss and other environmental threats, is putting a number of common species at risk. By focusing on landscape-scale, or large-scale, efforts, conservationists aim to thwart further…
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