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Little Bird Dentist Makes A Special House Call For Giraffe In Tanzania

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

This doctor is so fly. A wildlife photographer spotted a red-billed oxpecker picking food out of a giraffe’s teeth, and caught the incredible (...

Anxiety-Ridden Bird Plucks Her Feathers Off Till Rescuers Arrive

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.31.2015 | Green

Her former owners named her as they thought of her: Hobby....

WATCH: Vulture's Head Caught Up Pig's Butt

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weird News

Animals sometimes get their heads stuck in small spaces, but the results aren't always this crappy. A vulture got more than it bargaine...

Vibrant Hummingbirds of Costa Rica

Alexis Coram | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

Back in 2012 I visited the small village of Mindo in Ecuador where I spent my days getting lost in remote cloud forests, surrounded by the most beauti...

How Birding Can Help Conservation Efforts

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

This year, the Cornell's bird lab's centennial year, they're inviting everyone around the globe who loves birds to be a part of the Global Big Day team. Their goal is to raise $500,000 for conservation and, with help from birds everywhere, collectively tally 4,000 of the world's 10,300 bird species in a single day. This is the real deal for conservation and birding.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Chris Paparo (with Emmy), Falconer, Naturalist, Conservationist

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Chris Paparo (with Red-Tailed Hawk Emmy), Falconer, Naturalist, Conservationist Partnering with a raptor is no easy thing -- you have to get the b...

Dino Grandoni

This Little Bird Might Be A Better Musician Than You | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green

If you, like millions of other nature lovers, enjoy songbirds every spring, it may be because their tunes are more like human music than you realize. ...

Ducklings All Ditches United

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favourite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level...

If it Walks Like a Goose and it Talks Like a Goose

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

I've always loved the saying: 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.' Because nothing can argue with that, can it...

This Hawk Has Been 'Protecting' Wimbledon From Pigeons

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Wimbledon is the perfect place for crowds of people to gather for a sporting event, but some of our feathered friends (pigeons, ahem ahem) have other ...

Infinite Reflections: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.10.2014 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Boy, Snow, Bird is her exploration of the Snow White fairy tale, interlaced with an assortment of other myths, and culminating as a commentary on the tragic history of race in America.

WATCH: This Crow Is The Smartest Bird You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Multi-step puzzles can be difficult for humans, but what if I told you there was a bird that could solve them on its own? In this BBC special, Dr....

WATCH: Bird Steals 'Egg Camera', Films Penguin Colony From Air

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

A fascinating aerial perspective of a penguin colony has surfaced online recently from the most unlikely of videographers: a camera-snatching bird! ...

Last Chance for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Paintings at the Frick Museum

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The fifteen paintings selected for the Frick's presentation are among the most important in the Mauritshuis's holdings.

The Kirtland's Warbler--Tiny Bird. Big Pluck!

Huron Pines | Posted 02.16.2014 | Science
Huron Pines

By Joy Leisen, Special Projects Coordinator, Huron Pines Mystery, intrigue, tragedy, controversy, and even murder--the story of the Kirtland's warb...

Dog Plus Bird Equals Dird

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The photos you are about to see will amaze and enthrall you. No, they are not Photoshopped, and yes, they are 100% real. All facts about the dirds...

Nepal's 'Bird Brother' Wants To Save The Crows

Reuters | Gopal Sharma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A young man with a microphone stepped onto a small stage and cawed like a crow. Minutes later, hu...

This Odd Bird Is Taking Over South Africa

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pest, charming oddity or just background noise, the Hadeda ibis is a feathered phenomenon in suburban South Africa. ...

The Secret Life Of NYC Pigeons

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

Pigeons are just a nuisance in New York, right? Basically just rats with wings. Maybe. But, as this sweet new mini-documentary from ANIMAL reminds us,...

PHOTOS: Oiled Bird Recovery After Being Trapped In Refinery

Posted 08.28.2013 | Green

Birds often fall victim to human expansion and industrialization, and sadly, hundreds of millions are killed every year by the plate glass that covers...

WATCH: Tiny Bird Is VERY Excited About His Ball

Posted 08.17.2013 | Good News

Li'l Koolaid is going cer-azzzy over this ball. But at least he’s polite and says “sorry” when he bites. Thank you to Reddit user cheeplix ...

WATCH: Crow Sounds Exactly Like A Rooster

Posted 08.09.2013 | Comedy

Don't let anyone tell you not to do you, crow. (via DPAF)...

A Bird, a Dog... An Easter Love Story

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.31.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Tweetie and Sweetie are parakeets. Sweetie is the one wearing blue feathers. They are love birds who sleep in a cage at night, and fly free in the hou...

Collateral Damage and Clean Energy

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 05.11.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

How many threatened birds and tortoises would you be willing to sacrifice to build a commercial wind farm, or a utility-scale solar array? It's an oversimplified way to frame things, of course, but it highlights the reality that renewable energy has environmental impacts, too.

Vacation Bound! What to Do With the Pets?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
Sarah Hodgson

No matter where you travel, or who you leave behind, the end goal is to make your pet's day consistent and routine. Select an option that will give you the greatest peace of mind. Now pack up, unplug, and enjoy yourself. Bone voyage!