Raptors Are Avian Arsonists
Raptors are proving to be great problem-solvers. Falcons, for instance, start their own fires to flush out prey.
Are Mute Swans a Harmful Invasive Species?
Mute swans are the poster child for a harmful species protected by strong public goodwill.
Why Do Geese Fly in V Formations?
The answer may surprise you.
The Truth Behind the Tower Ravens
Fakelore: the deliberate fabrication of a folklore. A term that perfectly describes the legend of the Tower Ravens, the birds of the Tower of London.
Blackpoll Warblers: Tiny Bird, Huge Journey
Blackpoll warblers make a 1,500 mile, non-stop flight over the Atlantic
Alexander Wilson’s Birds
Before Audubon (1785-1851), there was Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) the "father of American ornithology"
F is for Falconry
Since so few do falconry in the U.S. today, and hawking hasn't made it to the wide world of TV sports, some background is probably in order here.
Bald Eagles Are Back From the Brink
Bald eagles are back from the brink of extinction.
Animal Penises Can Tell Us a Lot About Evolution
There is a surprisingly large body of work regarding animal penis evolution.
When Birds Drink Too Much
In case you think a few drinks makes your singing better, it doesn’t—and the same goes for drunk birds.