While puffins are not yet on the endangered species list, their numbers are rapidly falling. Conservationists are working to find solutions.
The female tailorbird is an extraordinary creature. She builds a cradle for a nest by actually sewing leaves together using materials that she gathers from various places, including a spider's silk and plant fibers. She builds the nest in such a manner to hide her young from predators.
How do birds mate? Which organs do the male bird use to mate? Do female birds have organs? Birds mate by joining at their cloaca so that the sperm of the male bird can go from his cloaca to the female's. Confused? Here's a quick overview on how birds reproduce, have sex or mate with some amateur...
Oklahoma has the skies and the high point on Mount Scott, so why travel all the way to Hawk Mountain in PA or Hawk Ridge in Duluth, MN when you can see plenty of hawks here?
Gulls may not be attractive birds to many, but there's truly something special about a rare eastern species appearing just a few miles away from Britain's second largest city.
There are a number of woodpeckers that frequent areas of the East Coast, appearing on trees and even at bird feeders. Their characteristic drumming noise on the bark of trees is difficult to miss. This will describe how to identify these woodpeckers.
Roseate Spoonbill takes flight. Photo by LuisRock Once a year, for about a week, tourists and locals line the highway beside a pond near my Florida home. Why have they stopped? Because they've seen a group of large pink birds with very long bills....
The rare scarlet ibis and the white egret in flight are two of the most beautiful views of nature you can find in Florida.
Black Redstarts were once a common sight in town and cities across the UK, but widespread regeneration has seen numbers dwindle. When a bird was reported just a few miles from home, I decided to take a look.
My first extended birding trip of the year, and the destination was a familiar one- a return trip to one of the best areas in the whole of Britain for birding- East Yorkshire.