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Hummingbirds or Hummingbugs?

Hummingbirds fly more like insects than like birds, a new study reveals.
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A Dipper Dives

A new video catches North America's only swimming songbird in the act.
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Don’t Drink and Fly

Canadian birds that hit the fermented berries too hard may be put in a drunk tank til they sober up.
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Falcons Fighting Berry Crime

Falcons and farmers form alliances to save (literally) tons of food.
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Join Cornell Scientists with Project FeederWatch

Cornell's Lab of Ornithology needs your help tracking bird movements.
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Expanded Highway Could Threaten Eagle Habitat

Alaska’s DOT wants to straighten a road through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, but conservationists are speaking up. 
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The Endangered Species List Gains the Gunnison Sage-Grouse

The Federal Fish and Wildlife Service listed the bird as a threatened species.
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Credit: Noppadol Paothong Photography

Males Gunnison Sage-Grouse fight over territory dispute on the lek during a spring mating season at Mill Creek Ranch in Gunnison, CO.

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Europe's 421 Million Lost Birds

The vast majority of Europe's bird losses over the past 30 years were of common species, according to a recent study.
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Credit: Frans de Wit/Flickr Creative Commons
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Strangers in Your Backyard? Thank Climate Change

Over the past two decades, the cast of birds that frequent winter feeders has changed. A recent study suggests global warming may be to blame. 
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Enter the World of the Oystercatcher

Despite their name, Oystercatchers aren't all about oysters.
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Blackbirds Eating in the Dead of Night

A new study shows urban light pollution is turning Blackbirds into night owls.
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From Fins to Wings

Thomas Medicus' meticulous glass sculpture gives us a fresh view on every turn.
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Does the Brain-slurping Goliath Birdeater Really Eat Birds?

After a scientist's encounter with a birdeater went viral, we were left wondering about the truth of this spider's name. 
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Credit: Raul Touzon/National Geographic Society/Corbis

Cypress trees in Everglades National Park near Florida City.

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Florida’s Got a New Constitutional Amendment for Conservation. What Now?

There is still time to fumble the state's landmark new conservation initiative.
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The Trick That Keeps From Treating

Think you won Halloween this year? Think again.
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Spooky Shearwaters

The Wedge-tailed Shearwater's haunting calls used to scare sailors away from the Pacific islands.
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I Dream of Gigi

In Pelican Dreams, documentary filmmaker Judy Irving explores the modern lives of ancient seabirds.  
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Two Men and a Lobster Boat

Using the necessity defense, activists put climate change on trial.
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Chorus Line in the Sky

Learn how Dunlins avoid in-flight collisions.
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Excerpt: Welcome to Subirdia

Writer John Marzluff explains how golf courses can be bird-friendly, as well as birdie-friendly. 
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The Pacific Wren's Song, Slowed Down

Wrens can tell a long story with a very short song. 
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Robin vs. Feral Pigeon: Voting for Britain’s National Bird

Britain doesn’t have a national bird. Now, one avid birder is looking to change that. 
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Traffic On the Atlantic Flyway

A record-breaking number of Ospreys have been sighted in the Florida Keys this season. Here's why.
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Praying Mantis vs. Hummingbird

Even though mantises are smaller, they'll still attack hummingbirds. Here's how to keep your backyard bird safe. 
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Smile, You’re on Candid Camera: Penguin Edition

In a new PBS Nature series, filmmakers disguise cameras, tricking real penguins for the sake of never-before-seen footage.
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Celebrity Bird Spotted at Jersey Shore

Andy McGann pulled an all-nighter to film a rare North American visitor. Here are the results.
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