A family of long-legged shorebirds adopted a fuzzy baby duckling in California's San Francisco Bay.
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A bird known for its gender-bending ways has yet again surprised researchers by breaking Europe's bird migration record.
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We thought it might have something to do with defending their nests against brood parasitism, a behaviour where other birds to raise your babies.
Despite the bad press, wind turbines are less of a threat to birds than traditional energy production and distribution.