Collection Explore the Fascinating World of Birds
We take birds for granted most of the time, but they live incredibly fascinating lives! We have only just begun to scratch the surface in understanding their intelligence and complex behaviors. Each one of these stories will help you find wonder and awe in the things as seemingly mundane as the birds in your own backyard.
Hummingbirds: The Bodybuilders in Your Backyard!
Get ready for a dose of awe and wonder! With lightning-fast speeds, an off-the-charts competitive nature, and beak-jousting skills that top Olympic fencers, hummingbirds are truly one of nature’s flying marvels.Read More
The Messy Eater Helping Save Over 18 Other Species
Brought back from the brink of extinction, the world's largest flying parrot won't just stun you with its giant wings and shocking color—they're up to something really special! Here's how their rising numbers are helping nearly two dozen other species thrive, as well.Read More
How a Magpie Named Penguin Helped a Family Find Life after Loss
After mother and adventurer Sam Bloom became paraplegic in a sudden accident, her sense of self was erased. But just as she was losing hope in the future, a little magpie waddled into her life and changed everything!Read More
Living with Fun in Mind! Lessons from New Zealand’s Smartest Parrot
Adding more fun into our daily lives may not be as difficult as we think! The kea—an unbelievably unique parrot known for their curious and mischievous ways—are masters at play, and they have a few things to show us about this delightful way to thrive in life!Read More
Where Do Birds Really Go When They Migrate?
If you've ever watched a mother bird raise a nest of babies, you've probably wondered where they all go come fall. One feather has now answered our curiosity!Read More
How a Seagull Changed This Man’s Life!
Sometimes you need a story of unlikely friendship to remind you that goodness is out there, kindness still exists, and that there is hope for the future. In this case, those reminders come in the form of a seagull.Read More
The Very Curious Way Robins Keep Their Nest So Clean!
When a nest of robins took up residence on this reporter's porch, she had more than a few questions for her new neighbors. One of those questions lead her down a rabbit hole of curiosity that you might just want to know the answer to as well!Read More
The Fascinating Secret Behind How Birds Sing!
From the beauty of the dawn chorus to the strange wonder of hearing a parrot talk like one of us, birds never cease to amaze us. But how do they make such an astonishing array of sounds? You will never walk through a park or your yard the same after this!Read More
Meet the Birds Keeping You Safe in Flight!
Did you know that one of the greatest threats to our safety as we board a plane and fly off to our destination is BIRDS!? Luckily, some ingenious airports are turning to one of the world's oldest sports and taking some inspiration from the natural world to keep us safe!Read More
A Celebration of Falconry, Shakespeare, and 1000 Years of History!
What do falcons, William Shakespeare, modern English, and ancient hunting techniques have to do with each other? The answer starts with the beautiful art form of falconry.Read More
Meet the 97-Year-Old Saving Thousands of Bluebirds!
Can one of us really make a difference? After hearing the story of Al Larson, there's no doubt!Read More
A River of Raptors
If we are looking for inspiration and hope these days, we may only have to look up to find it! There is a river of wonder going unnoticed above us, showing us how the health of our planet is holding up. And thankfully, there's an amazing group of people bringing us these insights.Read More
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