A songbird described as a lean, mean flying machine has just been tracked flying non-stop over the Atlantic Ocean.
From March through early April, about 600,000 sandhill cranes will stop at Nebraska's Platte river.
The mechanism that tells birds to return in spring is still a mystery, but signs suggest it's triggered by weather and its effect on food supply. Continue reading →
Flying in a V-formation is toughest for the leader, and migrating birds compensate by taking turns so that no one gets exhausted.
Dogs might only have a 10,000-year history in the Americas, suggests a new study that also concludes many early American dogs were wolf-like and highly valued.
GPS plotting of the giant creature's migration patterns reveals a sense they have for knowing where the water is.
The Minnesota Vikings' glass-filled football stadium raises concerns over bird strikes. So why do birds fly into windows?
Zebras break the record for longest known terrestrial migration in Africa, beating out wildebeest for the top spot.
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