Birds

The story of the brokenhearted swan and how she found love again

At Highgate Ponds on Hampstead Heath, London, lived a "married" couple of swans. They were committed to be married for…

3 days ago

NYC bans foie gras in 2022

Open the champagne, New York City (NYC) will take foie gras off the menu in 2022. NYC is the home…

7 months ago

African penguin numbers are declining because of a lack of food

It is reported in The Times newspaper that the African Penguin is under a genuine threat of extinction because of…

7 months ago

Birds fall from the sky as three-year drought and severe fire weather impacts Australia

An almost three-year drought over much of northern New South Wales has left the land tinder-dry leading to bushfires over…

8 months ago

Scientists implant artificial memory into birds paving the way for much more

The film Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger has become a reality but with birds not people. Scientists have found a…

8 months ago

Rebellious cockatoo vandal removes anti-bird spikes from building

This smart cockatoo decided to entertain himself (or herself) by lifting a long line of anti-bird spikes from a building…

11 months ago

Couple trapped inside home for 6 days by parenting seagulls

Roy Pickard. Photo: SWNS.com Roy Pickard, 77, and his wife, Brenda, 71, were trapped inside their house in Knott End,…

12 months ago

Driver avoids speeding fine because flying pigeon obscures his face

Never criticise the humble pigeon again, please. The pigeon is considered a pest by many. I see them as having…

1 year ago

Nightingale songbird thrives in Berlin’s messy parks

In comparison to England's Garston Wood (where you would expect the nightingale to live contentedly but does not) the messy…

1 year ago

We should cohabit pleasantly with seagulls

The seagull has been demonised as a nuisance and a pest. A lot of the problem stems from the fact…

1 year ago