Area of Focus: Birds

September 21, 2023

Flamingos appear in far-flung states following hurricane

The tropical birds have been seen as far as Pennsylvania and Ohio

September 20, 2023

Spiders pass mercury to land animals

Arachnids can be an indicator of mercury pollution in bats, birds and amphibians

September 13, 2023

Watch: Exploring the restoration of ospreys

Once a rare sight, osprey are common in New jersey today

September 12, 2023

Model shows population trends for 500 bird species

Researchers used artificial intelligence to enhance citizen science

September 11, 2023

WSB: Drones can help scare gulls away

Gulls can cause huge problems for wildlife managers in some cities. When they nest in large colonies near airports, these urban-adapted, roof-nesting birds pose a risk of collision with planes....

September 5, 2023

Bird diversity drops where cities heat up

Pavement and heat-retaining buildings may push higher bird diversity to the greener suburbs

September 1, 2023

Maine’s puffins on upward swing

Populations have been rising after a tough breeding season in 2021

August 31, 2023

Commercial rodenticide found in birds of prey

Researchers don’t yet know how harmful the poison is to raptors

August 29, 2023

Grassland bird numbers are falling

The declines are steeper than in any other bird type

August 24, 2023

Q&A: Shedding light on urban birds

Light pollution can be harmful to some urban birds, but robins make the most of it