Populations of birds in farmland and woodlands are continuing to decline, official figures show.
An uninhabited island that is so remote a permit is required to visit has been littered with thousands of elastic bands, by seabirds mistakenly thinking they are worms.
Warmer nights caused by climate change are leading forest birds to build nests and lay eggs earlier in the springtime, researchers said.
Curling up for a good night’s sleep when you are feeling under the weather may be just the antidote.
Fossilised remains of a giant bird up to three times bigger than an ostrich, which scientists believe once roamed Europe, have been discovered in Crimea.
Feeding the birds in the back garden has boosted the populations of an array of species that flock to them, a scientific study suggests.
TV wildlife expert Chris Packham said he has been sent death threats after backing a legal challenge which resulted in restrictions on shooting “pest” birds.
A charity is launching an assault on the music charts with a single of pure birdsong.
A new study has opened a door into discovering how birds evolved to have dazzling arrays of colourful plumage.
An extinct feathered leviathan from Madagascar has been awarded the title of world’s largest bird.
Bigger birds are basically bullies and claim a lion’s share of the food in the garden bird feeders, leaving the smaller species only scraps, new research shows.
Most of us aren’t lucky enough to see a kingfisher in an entire summer, but Jennie Smith got to behold one in the palm of her hand.
Everywhere you look, our noisy urban neighbours are raking in bins – and even attacking unsuspecting pedestrians in a bid to steal their lunch.
Birds had to rediscover flight all over again after the meteor strike that killed off the dinosaurs, scientists believe.
A country ranger has issued a warning to members of the public not to feed white bread to wild birds as it can cause bone deficiencies.
Earlier springs driven by climate change are creating a “mismatch” between when caterpillars hatch and baby birds are feeding, scientists have warned.
Seabirds may struggle to find food for their chicks because they are unable to shift their breeding seasons as the climate warms, research suggests.
Not all bird brains are equal, and the cleverest may operate in a way linked to human intelligence, scientists have discovered.
A tropical songbird learns how to conduct polite “conversations” from its parents, research has shown.
Fracking is reducing the nesting success of an American songbird described as a modern-day “canary in a coal mine”, research has shown.