Photographs of African Bird Species

Photographs of African Bird Species

Top Friendly Pet Bird Species

5 Species of Super-Friendly Pet Birds

Looking to adopt a friendly, gentle pet bird? Check out this list of the friendliest and most loving pet bird species.

Birds will sometimes care for the offspring of other birds of their own species if they anticipate future benefits. Being tolerated in another bird's territory and the chance to inherit that territory later are considered rewards for which some birds are willing to postpone their own chance of reproduction. In almost 10 percent of bird species around the world, certain individuals postpone their own chance of reproduction to help birds of the same species to care for their offspring.

Birds will sometimes care for the offspring of other birds of their own species if they anticipate future benefits. Being tolerated in another bird's territory and the chance to inherit that territory later are considered rewards for which some birds are willing to postpone their own chance of reproduction. In almost 10 percent of bird species around the world, certain individuals postpone their own chance of reproduction to help birds of the same species to care for their offspring.

Low-Maintenance Pet Bird Species

5 Low-Maintenance Pet Bird Species

Low-Maintenance Pet Bird Species

Four UK bird species including puffins 'face extinction'

Four UK bird species 'face extinction'

Hoatzins (South America)Hoatzin is a unique bird species that lives in South America's flooded tropical rain forests. Although they have strong beaks and feet, hoatzins are weak fliers, limited to distances under 30 m. Hoatzins are herbivores and possess a large crop that allows them to store large quantities of vegetable material for future digestion. - Care2 eCards, Free Online Animated Greeting Cards

Hoatzins (South America)Hoatzin is a unique bird species that lives in South America's flooded tropical rain forests. Although they have strong beaks and feet, hoatzins are weak fliers, limited to distances under 30 m. Hoatzins are herbivores and possess a large crop that allows them to store large quantities of vegetable material for future digestion. - Care2 eCards, Free Online Animated Greeting Cards

Not Just Sparrows and Pigeons: Cities Harbor 20 Percent of World's Bird Species

Not Just Sparrows and Pigeons: Cities Harbor 20 Percent of World's Bird Species

Rock Pigeons, House Sparrows, and European Starlings are widely known as “city birds,” and with good reason. These three species (plus Barn Swallow) occ.

animated map of bird species migrating in western hemisphere

Mesmerizing Migration: Watch 118 Bird Species Migrate Across a Map of the Western Hemisphere

Watch a Mesmerizing Map of 118 Bird Species Migrating Throughout the Western Hemisphere

Casual birdwatchers may want to bookmark Merlin Bird Photo ID, a website created by Cornell University and the Visipedia research project. Thanks to powe

Cornell's website can ID bird species through photos

This new program identifies birds with just a photo Users helped train Merlin to recognize 400 bird species, including the Blackburnian warbler shown here, by clicking on parts of the birds to provide information to the computer.

Extinction looms for two rare bird species after devastating hurricanes

Extinction looms for two rare bird species after devastating hurricanes

Gunnison Sage Grouse

Gunnison Sage Grouse (Centrocercus minimus) is a species of grouse endemic to the United States. It is the most biologically endangered bird species in all of continental North America

BBC News - Cambodian tailorbird (Orthotomus chaktomuk) - a new species seen in Phnom Penh

New bird species spotted in big city

Cambodian Tailorbird (Orthotomus Chaktomuk): A species of bird that is completely new to science has been discovered - hiding in plain sight in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh.

Visit our new-look Galleries to view and search images of thousands of bird species, and join our worldwide community of bird photographers

Visit our new-look Galleries to view and search images of thousands of bird species, and join our worldwide community of bird photographers

Snowy owl, Alaska

Native frogs beat invasive toads

Up to 900 tropical bird species could go extinct

Amazonian Treasure Trove Yields 15 New Bird Species | Wired Science | Wired.com

Amazonian Treasure Trove Yields 15 New Bird Species

Arapaçu-de-bico-torto, which loosely translates to crooked-beaked woodcreeper

New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song

New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song

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