- Peacock spotted wandering in Detroit suburb is captured Updated: Jul-30-15 5:52 am
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Michigan - A peacock that was spotted wandering in a Detroit suburb has been captured.
- Park along Detroit River hosts new spot for watching birds Updated: Jul-29-15 12:58 pm
DETROIT - Groups involved in creating a new place for watching birds along the Detroit River said Wednesday that they hope it will help reconnect people with the waterway and inspire a new generation of conservationists.
- Man behind raptor center and famed eagle cam has died Updated: Jul-28-15 12:53 pm
DECORAH, Iowa - The man behind the famed eagle cam in northeast Iowa has died.
- Fredericksburg rules the roost; pesky vultures driven away Updated: Jul-28-15 9:41 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Fredericksburg is the ruler of the roost after a removal effort drove off a flock of pesky vultures.
- State releases updated list of 'species of concern' Updated: Jul-28-15 9:06 am
MCCOMB, Mississippi - Did you know Mississippi has nearly 300 "species of concern" - many of them familiar?
- Bald eagle nest removed, Va. Beach construction to begin Updated: Jul-28-15 6:26 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - After having delayed construction for a planned apartment complex for more than a year, a vacant bald eagle's nest has been removed from above the site.
- Community won't make it easier to eliminate mute swans Updated: Jul-28-15 5:52 am
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Leaders in an Oakland County community have decided to take no action on a plan that would have made it easier to eliminate mute swans.
- Land Between The Lakes Hummingbird Festival is this week Updated: Jul-27-15 8:14 am
GOLDEN POND, Kentucky - Ruby-throated hummingbirds are starting to make their annual journey south for the winter, and Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area has some events planned.
- 4 osprey chicks in southern Michigan get tracking devices Updated: Jul-26-15 11:53 am
LANSING, Michigan - Scientists will use satellite and mobile communication technology to trace four osprey chicks in southern Michigan.
- Goose finds home, friends at Riverside Cemetery Updated: Jul-26-15 11:16 am
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - For many Marshalltonians, Riverside Cemetery represents more than just the final resting place of thousands of souls. The grounds see a fair share of people picnicking, going for walks and feeding the waterfowl who call the cemetery home.
- 3 men cited after geese killed at golf course Updated: Jul-23-15 5:32 am
KERNERSVILLE, North Carolina - Three men have been charged in connection with the killing of several geese at a Forsyth County golf course.
- Eagle studies in the Big Horn Basin Updated: Jul-23-15 5:15 am
POWELL, Wyoming - A team headquartered at the Draper Museum is studying golden eagles to learn how to manage and protect the raptors and their habitat.
- Kiwi DNA study reveals bird lost color vision Updated: Jul-22-15 9:01 pm
BERLIN - Scientists say they have sequenced the genome of the brown kiwi for the first time, revealing that the shy, flightless bird likely lost its ability to see colors after it became nocturnal tens of millions of years ago.
- Great blue heron colony pops up in central Minnesota Updated: Jul-21-15 8:38 pm
ALBANY, Minnesota - A new great blue heron colony has settled in the Avon Hills, managing to conceal 6.5-foot wingspans amid a dense canopy of oaks.
- Founder of 1 of North America's largest bird sanctuary dies Updated: Jul-20-15 1:07 pm
ST. LOUIS - Walter "Stormy" Crawford Jr., whose founding of one of North America's largest bird conservation and rehabilitation centers was fueled by a childhood spent in Venezuela fascinated by exotic jungle birds, has died in Missouri. He was 70.
- Teams on the Thames count the monarch's swans Updated: Jul-20-15 12:59 pm
STAINES, England - Teams of census-takers took to the River Thames on Monday for the colorful annual count of Queen Elizabeth II's swans - a blend of science and ceremony that dates to the 12th century.
- Climate change could pose new risk to native birds Updated: Jul-19-15 3:16 pm
HONOLULU - Indigenous Hawaiian bird populations could face new challenges posed by global climate change over the next century, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Agency reports killing 158 cormorants so far to help salmon Updated: Jul-17-15 4:25 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has resumed killing double-crested cormorants as part of a program to reduce the size of North America's biggest cormorant nesting colony so the birds eat fewer juvenile salmon migrating down the Columbia River.
- 2 men face charges for cutting down tree that housed birds Updated: Jul-16-15 8:44 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, California - Two men who cut down a tree in Newport Beach containing baby birds - killing half of them - have been charged with animal cruelty.
- Bald eagles might be off state list of threatened species Updated: Jul-16-15 7:58 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department will decide next month whether to remove the bald eagle from the state's list of endangered and threatened species.
- 6 more charged in Hattiesburg Zoo flamingo deaths Updated: Jul-15-15 8:13 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Six more suspects have been indicted by a Forrest County grand jury for their involvement in an alleged fraternity scavenger hunt gone wrong resulting in the deaths of two Chilean flamingos at the Hattiesburg Zoo.
- Peregrine falcons no longer threatened species in Illinois Updated: Jul-14-15 5:14 pm
CHICAGO - In the early 1950s, there were no peregrine falcons in Illinois and scientists worried that the species would disappear entirely from North America.
- Eagle taken to rehab after mother electrocuted Updated: Jul-12-15 12:57 pm
LONGMONT, Colorado - A pair of young eagles that lost their mother to electrocution in May ventured away from their nest near Longmont and state wildlife officials took one to a rehabilitation center.
- Volunteers sought for census of loons on Adirondack lakes Updated: Jul-12-15 9:05 am
SARANAC LAKE, New York - Volunteers are being sought to help count loons on Adirondack lakes as part of an effort to assess the bird's population in New York.
- As habitats vanish, migratory birds flock to N. Korea shores Updated: Jul-11-15 2:13 am
TOKYO - To the untrained eye, it's just a lot of birds on an otherwise deserted stretch of muddy, flat coastline. But for ornithologists, North Korea's west coast is a little piece of paradise each spring - and both the birds and a dedicated group of birdwatchers travel a long way to get there.