The revised look at bird development shows some surprising relationships and also details how characteristics such as birdsong evolved.
The glossy eggshell of a rare bird is so luminous that it actually changes color when viewed from different angles.
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Plants might have a more exciting life than you might think, since new research finds they can travel far and wide stuck to bird feathers. Continue reading →
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
Don't get too attached to a favorite AM radio station -- a new study finds it could be harming songbirds. Continue reading →
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