An exceptionally rare owl fossil dating to 55 million years ago hints that the predatory bird killed with its powerful talons rather than its beak, as modern owls do.
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An African grey parrot beat 21 Harvard undergrads at a classic memory game, suggesting deep roots of animal intelligence.
#BlackBirdersWeek is an online event created with the goal of promoting and encouraging the inclusion of Black people in science and nature communities traditionally dominated by white people.
House mice that were introduced to Gough Island in the South Atlantic are attacking and killing both adult and baby albatross.
False memories implanted in the brains of songbirds could explain how the birds learn to sing — and how people learn to talk.
Scientists recently discovered there's a simple solution for deterring thieving seagulls: Stare at them.
Archaeologists have identified three of the birds depicted in the mysterious Nazca Lines, and they aren't local species.