Birds


Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Duke University's experts find that the IUCN current Red List is missing hundreds of bird species that are at risk of exti...

Nov 14 2016, 10:50am CST

Birds with Bigger Brains are Less Likely to Get Shot, Says Study

Birds with Bigger Brains are Less Likely to Get Shot, Says Study

Research says that big-brained birds are smarter and they have likey found ways to escape the hunters....

Nov 3 2016, 1:46pm CDT

Hawaiian Birds are Threatened with Extinction

Hawaiian Birds are Threatened with Extinction

Six of Seven birds native to Hawaiian island of Kauai are facing the risk of extinction...

Sep 8 2016, 4:38am CDT

Birds Show "Evil Step Dad Syndrome"

Birds Show "Evil Step Dad Syndrome"

According to research published today in Biological Letters, the idea of nepotism and favoritism toward children doesn't stop w...

Aug 24 2016, 8:13pm CDT

Birds Sleep in Flight Without Dying

Frigatebirds Can Sleep While Flying

Scientists have found that frigate birds engage in sleep sessions during their flight....

Aug 5 2016, 7:01am CDT

How Africans Collaborate With Wild Birds to Get Honey

How Africans Collaborate With Wild Birds to Get Honey

While it has long been known that in many parts of Africa, people and a species of wax-eating bird called the greater honeygui...

Jul 25 2016, 11:12am CDT

Wild Birds Help Humans Hunt Honey

Wild Birds Help Humans Hunt Honey

Today humans and avians are cooperating regarding certain matters. A bird is being used to lead honey hunters to beehives....

Jul 22 2016, 3:55am CDT

Female Birds Call the Shots to Break-up

Female Birds Call the Shots to Break-up

Endangered Purple-crowned Fairy-wren female birds call the shots or tune when it comes to breaking-up with their partner, acco...

Jul 21 2016, 8:10pm CDT

City Birds are More Aggressive than their Rural Counterparts, Study Finds

City Birds are More Aggressive than their Rural Counterparts, Study Finds

Birds that live in suburban areas exhibit significantly higher levels of territorial aggression than those living in rural area...

Jul 17 2016, 3:40am CDT

Drones Will Have Visual Navigation Like Birds

Drones Will Have Visual Navigation Like Birds

 Researchers, including one of Indian origin, are developing a new flying technique for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

Jul 4 2016, 5:36am CDT

Frigate Birds Can Fly Nonstop For Weeks

Frigate Birds Can Fly Nonstop For Weeks

It has been found that the frigate bird can traverse whole oceans without taking a break. This avian species has a lot of endur...

Jul 1 2016, 8:11am CDT

Color Vision Helps Birds Find Food, Right Mates

Color Vision Helps Birds Find Food, Right Mates

The same color vision that allows us to distinguish between a ripe and unripe fruit or recognize our own species is also found...

Jun 18 2016, 10:53pm CDT

Colour vision helps birds find food, right mates

Colour vision helps birds find food, right mates

London, June 17 (IANS) The same colour vision that allows us to distinguish between a ripe and unripe fruit or recognise our ow...

Jun 17 2016, 9:05am CDT

Birds Have More Neurons in Their Brains Than Mammals or Primates

Birds Have More Neurons in Their Brains Than Mammals or Primates

Research shows that some birds like parrots and songbirds have more brain matter than mammalian species....

Jun 14 2016, 6:55am CDT

Angry Birds Dethrones Captain America: Civil War with $39 Million

Angry Birds Dethrones Captain America: Civil War with $39 Million

Angry Birds top the box office leaving Captain America and Neighbours 2 in tow....

May 23 2016, 6:37am CDT

How Do Birds Get their Red Color?

How Do Birds Get their Red Color?

For the first time, scientists have identified the gene responsible for red color in the beaks and feathers of birds....

May 21 2016, 2:19am CDT

Josh Gad Reveals Why He Voices Chuck in Angry Birds

Josh Gad Reveals Why He Voices Chuck in Angry Birds

Josh Gad says that he liked the wit, speed and pessimism that Chuck had which drew him to do the character’s voice....

May 19 2016, 10:47am CDT

North American Migratory Birds are in Danger: Study

North American Migratory Birds are in Danger: Study

The majority of North American avian species are currently finding it hard to survive. Nearly a third of them are in grave dang...

May 19 2016, 6:48am CDT

Noise Net Could Save Birds, Aircraft

Noise Net Could Save Birds, Aircraft

Introducing a noise net around airfields that emit sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant coul...

May 8 2016, 1:14pm CDT

Skua Birds in Remote Antarctica can Recognize Individual People

Skua Birds in Remote Antarctica can Recognize Individual People

While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans, researchers have found that...

Mar 26 2016, 4:17am CDT

Malaria first Spread from Birds says New Scientific Study

Malaria first Spread from Birds says New Scientific Study

Malaria, a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through mosquito bites, started out as a...

Mar 25 2016, 3:13am CDT

City Birds are Smarter than Rural Ones: Study

City Birds are Smarter than Rural Ones: Study

Urban birds are better in problem-solving tasks compared to rural birds. They also have stronger immune systems....

Mar 22 2016, 9:51pm CDT

Birds Use Alligators as Bodyguards to Save Their Nests

Birds Use Alligators as Bodyguards to Save Their Nests

It has been discovered that certain avian species employ alligators as protective agents....

Mar 3 2016, 8:22am CST

Dromornis murrayi

Scientists Identify the Earliest Ancestor of the World’s Largest Prehistoric Birds

Researchers from Flinders University and the University of New South Wales have published a study in the Journal of Vertebrate...

Feb 24 2016, 7:49am CST

Ravens can Imagine How Others are Thinking, Study Finds

Ravens can Imagine What Other Birds are Thinking, Study Finds

Ravens know if they are being watched by their competitors and respond accordingly....

Feb 2 2016, 10:47pm CST

Angry Birds Movie Gets Full Trailer and It is Hilarious

Angry Birds Movie Gets Full Trailer and It is Hilarious

The Angry Birds movie hits theaters in May. Watch the official theatrical trailer that just got released....

Jan 27 2016, 12:45am CST

Why Birds Never Go Gray?

Why Birds Never Go Gray?

Nature’s color techniques help explain why exactly the beautiful hues of birds don’t just fade away with age. The reason is tha...

Dec 21 2015, 6:06am CST

Arctic Terns

Protection For 90% of Migratory Birds Neglected by Countries

More than 90 per cent of the world’s migratory birds are inadequately protected due to poorly coordinated conservation around t...

Dec 5 2015, 12:54am CST

Migratory Birds Need World Protection

Migratory Birds Need World Protection

The majority of the world’s migratory birds are unsafe on their journeys that they make each year....

Dec 4 2015, 3:56am CST

Many Dinosaurs Nested Like Birds, Eggshells Reveal

Many Dinosaurs Nested Like Birds, Eggshells Reveal

Examination of fosillized eggshells reveal the nesting behavours of various dinosaur species...

Dec 1 2015, 2:44am CST

Birds Prefer Love Over Food

Birds Prefer Love Over Food

New study suggests that wild birds choose to stay close to their partners instead of getting easy meal....

Nov 15 2015, 9:59pm CST

Angry Birds attack Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Angry Birds attack Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Angry Birds' Red will be part of the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time....

Oct 2 2015, 8:47am CDT

Watch Angry Birds Movie First Trailer

Watch Angry Birds Movie First Trailer

The Angry Birds Movie to hit US cinemas on May 20th, 2016....

Sep 24 2015, 7:29am CDT

Angry Birds Movie Looks Incredibly Funny

Angry Birds Movie Looks Incredibly Funny

The first trailer of the Angry Birds movie has been released and is surprisingly funny....

Sep 24 2015, 2:23am CDT

Birds Fall in Love Too, Says Study

Birds Fall in Love Too, Says Study

Those birds who choose their mates on their own had better relationshoips and higher reproductive success than non-chosen pairs...

Sep 15 2015, 8:46pm CDT

Angry Birds 2 Passed 20M Downloads In Just A Week

Angry Birds 2 Passed 20M Downloads In Just A Week

Angry Birds is getting great reviews with 20 million downloads in just a week....

Aug 6 2015, 11:53am CDT

Can Angry Birds 2 Turn Things Up for Rovio?

Can Angry Birds 2 Turn Things Up for Rovio?

Rovio just released Angry Birds 2...

Jul 30 2015, 11:18am CDT

Angry Birds 2 Released first on Android (Update)

Angry Birds 2 Released first on Android (Update)

Rovio releases Angry Birds today and the long awaited sequel has landed in the Google Play store first....

Jul 30 2015, 3:32am CDT

Angry Birds 2 Coming to App Store on July 30

Angry Birds 2 Coming to App Store on July 30

Six years after the original Angry Birds game a Bigger, Badder and Birdier sequel to the mobile game Angry Birds is set to be r...

Jul 17 2015, 7:26am CDT

Angry Birds 2 Release is on July 30

Angry Birds 2 Release is on July 30

Rovio releases Angry Birds 2....

Jul 16 2015, 12:13pm CDT