Corvids (crows and ravens) are some of the smartest animals on Earth, and this video illustrates why.
Modern birds have a lot of things in common with dinosaurs, and now they have one more thing, as researchers have modified chickens with artificial dinosaur tails.
You can go ahead and add birds to the list of things robots and the government have made you distrust now.
An eagle flies over Chamonix, France, and you can go along for the ride.
The Robo Raven is the first robotic bird with wings that flap independently of each other.
Homing pigeons can find their way home from over a thousand km away, thanks to magnetic fields, the sun, and extreme low-frequency sounds.
Gerard and Anne McGrath are a married couple from Dublin, Ireland that could photograph anything and make it look good. But, their pictures of seagulls are over-the-top gorgeous examples of long exposure photography. Who knew seagulls could look so elegant?
Taking pictures of birds is about to get a lot easier than frantically running after them with the biggest telephoto lens you can steal: now on Kickstarter is a remote controlled bird photo booth that lets you take spectacular bird pictures without having to work for it.
Birds have been doing this whole flying thing long before airplanes got in the game, but for some reason, it seems like the U.S. Air Force has been slow to pick up on what geese (and other birds) have been showing us for decades: flying in a formation that "surfs" on vortices can save substantial amounts of energy. Now, the USAF will check it out with a new project called $AVE.
As this rufous hummingbird hovers, laser-illuminated olive oil droplets show the resulting wake and yellow vectors reveal air velocity.