It's difficult to look at a vulture's conspicuous baldness without thinking of some crotchety old man having a bad day, but vultures are bald for a reason.
Many bird-of-paradise species have evolved colorful plumage - a result of special eating habits and behaviors.
Over one hundred and seventy different species of bird have been observed sun-bathing.
Most birds you see standing on only one leg are doing an impressive balancing act while tucking the second leg into their feathers. Why do they do that?
Learn about the many animals that have mastered food caching!
Have you noticed how male birds seem to be more brightly colored with more variation in feathers than female birds? Learn why on this Moment of Science.
A female godwit has logged the longest non-stop bird flight ever recorded. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever wondered or asked yourself the question if birds have teeth or
You might hire a nanny to take care of your kids while your out, but did you know that some animals do too?
One common misconception people have regarding evolution is that the gradual changing of physical forms always benefits the species in question.