A mysterious ailment has sickened and killed thousands of songbirds in several mid-Atlantic states. It seems juvenile birds may be most susceptible.
I see all the lawns in this area without a single weed, without pesky bugs because they spray chemicals on their yards. These chemicals are poison, and when they apply these chemicals, poor old birds walk on the treated lawns and eat worms that are now poison and die.
Wildlife experts in Roanoke County said they collected samples of several birds that showed symptoms consistent with a fatal sickness known in at least nine states, the cause of which has so far escaped researchers.
Scott Weidensaul, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his past work on birds, follows their arduous and lengthy global migrations.
Imagine the sky growing dark and, looking up, you notice that the cause is not approaching storm clouds but a passage of birds — millions of i…
The nesting season is in full swing for most of the bird species that breed in eastern North America. Although they may employ a variety of st…
It’s September, which for me signals the autumn migration season of warblers and other neotropical birds.
I received an email recently from Bristol resident Ralph Beamer on behalf of his wife, Ingrid.