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Brian Monnin & the Galapagos Kids

Richard Bangs | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Photo courtesy of MTSobek Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinati...

The Resilience of Mama and Papa Finch

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

The spring after I purchased my first house about seven years ago, a lovely new neighbor moved in. Mama and Papa Finch built a nest at the top of one ...

The Essential Nutrient Your Pet Bird Could Be Lacking

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Except for bird owners who live in warm, sunny climates and can have their pets outside for several hours a day, most of us need to provide indoor UV lighting to ensure our birds get the exposure they need for good health.

PHOTOS: 11 Cool Science Tattoos

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

Some people have science under their skin—literally. Instead of hearts or anchors, they get tattoos of their favorite scientific subjects--from DNA ...

State Investigating Dead Birds Found Near National Arts Club | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

GRAMERCY PARK -- New York State environmental officials launched an investigation Tuesday into the dead zebra finches that were found on the streets a...

Life and Death Among the Finches

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Newmark

Last year, several eggs, hatched as you see. However, a Blue Jay stole all the babies but the one you see, it's whereabouts unknown.

Baby finches survive, leave the nest!

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Alek K has had cameras on a House Finch nest, worried that predators might get 'em like last time. He reports that it's empty nest time:I can authori...

Newly Goat-Free, a Galapagos Island Awaits a Finch Renaissance

The Daily Green | Dan Shapley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Charles Darwin first came upon the Galapagos Islands, he wasn't as impressed with the diversity of bird life he found there as is widely believed...