migratory birds

Climate change is making birds smaller

December 5, 2019

When birds strike buildings in Chicago, they sometimes end up in the Field Museum of Natural History, where they’re kept as specimens. This unique collection has ...

Bird numbers drop 3 billion since 1970

September 20, 2019

Spring bird numbers have dropped by nearly one-third in the past 50 years in the U.S. and Canada, according to new research. “What we found was staggering and ...

Starvation prompted mass puffin die-off

June 24, 2019

It was the end of October 2016 when the first reports of dead puffins and auklets began trickling in on the small Pribilof island of St. Paul. Local Aleuts had ...
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