Previous Bird Findings News

Poisoning by Rodenticide Played a Part in Flaco the Owl’s Death 03-26-24

Red-tailed Hawk With a Rare Condition is Surviving, In Part, Due to ‘love,’ Biologist Says 03-21-24

The Year Flaco the Owl Roamed Free 02-25-24

1 in 5 UN-tracked Migratory Species at Risk of Extinction 02-13-24

A Flurry of Research Gives New Insight into Elusive Snowy Owls 01-10-24

HIGH HOPES FOR OSPREYS: Presentation Reveals County Resurgence in Birds 01-07-24

2023

Fresh Hope for Tracking Bird Migration in the Remote West 11-22-23

How L.A.’s Bird Population is Shaped By Historic Redlining and Racist Loan Practices 11-11-23

BirdCast Radar Forecasts Bird Migration in Real Time 10-10-23

Meetup Group Beckons New Birders to Field and Forest 10-05-23

Petrels ‘little superheroes’ to Researcher Kate Sutherland 9-11-23

Storm-blown Flamingos Show Up in North Carolina and Beyond 09-04-23

In New York City, the Odds of Spotting a Rare Bird are Rising 08-26-23

Using Human-Sized Microphones and Hay Bales, They Unlocked the Mysteries of Bird Migration 08-21-23

Researcher finds a novel way to track birds among corn, soy, and hard-to-reach places 08-02-23

Red Knots Make Outer Banks Stopover on Spring Migration 07-27-23

The Mystery of the Vanishing Kestrels: What’s Happening to This Flashy Falcon? 06-05-23

Shorebird Species Along the Atlantic Are in Decline, Study Finds, Telling the Story of a Planet in Peril 05-18-23

Falcon Eggs Hatch at Harrisburg Nesting Site 05-16-23

Alaska Oil and Gas Projects Harming One of World’s Most Vital Bird Nesting Areas 05-02-23

Newly Formed Island Off the Coast in Brigantine Serves As a Haven For Federally Listed Red Knot 04-16-23

This Year’s Bonanza of Boreal Birds Once Again Bears Out the Winter Finch Forecast 03-28-23

What Offshore Wind Energy Can Teach Us About Seabirds 03-10-23

National Zoo Debuts a Serene New Habitat For Birds and Humans 02-22-23

Harsh Mountain Winters Have Made Chickadees Smarter 02-20-23

Owl Still Visiting, But Ground Floor of Agnes Scott College Library Reopens 02-09-23

2022

Climate Reshapes Life For Tenacious Gannets on Quebec Isle 11-13-22

Why Birds Are Anti-Aging Superstars 11-10-23

How an American Bird Became an Overnight Superstar in Britain 11-09-22

Antidotes for Ecological Forgetfulness 11-01-22

Do Birds Feel Grief? 10-04-22

The Godwit’s Long, Long Nonstop Journey 09-20-22

At the Great Salt Lake, Record Salinity and Low Water Imperils Millions of Birds 09-09-22

Birds Migrate Along Ancient Routes – Here Are the Latest High-tech Tools Scientists Are Using to Study Their Amazing Journeys 09-02-22

How Bird Researchers Are Tracking the Impacts of Intensifying Hurricane Seasons 08-31-22

How Do You Attract Rare Birds and Bees to Your Garden? Add Rare Plants 08-10-22

Small Sparrow’s Plight in Focus For Grant Recipient Allie Best 08-08-22

New Study Shakes Up Long-held Belief on Woodpecker Hammering 07-14-22

Why Woodpeckers Don’t Mind Hitting Trees With Their Faces 07-14-22

Grasslands Worth Millions to Beekeepers, Invaluable to Birds 06-07-22

Some Birds Are Laying Eggs Earlier. Scientists are Paying Attention. 05-17-22

Birds of the U: Capturing a natural aviary in our own backyard 03-30-22

Many birds are laying their eggs earlier than 100 years ago, by almost a full month 03-28-22

Why do flocks of birds swoop and swirl together in the sky? A biologist explains the science of murmurations 03-14-22

Listen to the songs of extinct birds 03-02-22

Can birds smell? This ornithologist is debunking a long-standing myth. 02-28-22

Counting birds: North American birds and birders in flux 02-27-22

Do Birds Have Language? 02-25-22

Weekly data: How many birds are really killed by wind turbines? 01-31-22

A Bird in the Hand 01-27-22

Red knots, northern gannets highlight Christmas bird count 01-26-22

Birds shuffle and repeat their tunes to keep the audience listening 01-26-22

This Wonder Bird Flies Thousands of Miles, Non-Stop, as Part of an Epic Migration 01-15-22

Lead ammo hampers the bald eagle rebound in the Northeast US 01-14-22

2021

Birds keep popping up in the state that aren’t supposed to be here 12-26-21

How Well Do We Really Know Cardinals? 12-20-21

Spring Soundscapes Are Changing as Bird Populations Continue to Decline 11-05-21

Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions 09-28-21

A Rare ‘Bird of Two Worlds’ Faces an Uncertain Future 08-25-21

Majestic pink spoonbill birds seen in D.C. area, far from Floridian habitat 08-03-21

Extremely Rare Bird Thought Dead Discovered on Hawaiian Volcano 07-28-21

Small Birds in Big Bend 07-28-21

Red Knots’ Epic Spring Migration Includes North Carolina 07-21-21

Endangered Bird Found on Maunakea For First Time in Nearly 70 Years 07-09-21

At Orchards and Vineyards, Birds Are Outperforming Pesticides 06-25-21

Scientists translated a bird’s brainwaves into its song 06-20-21

Songbirds Act as One When They Sing Together, New Study Suggests 06-14-21

How Do Birds Learn How to Sing? 06-12-21

Drones allow scientists a bird’s-eye view of seabird colonies 06-10-21

Protected Habitat, for a Population of One 06-08-21

Magic Tricks May Fool You, but These Birds Can See Through Them 06-01-21

He Wasn’t a Bird Person. Then a Hawk Built a Nest on His Fire Escape. 05-07-21

For the Birds: Waxwing sighting results in learning something new, by Chris Bosak 04-12-21

Something is killing California’s songbirds 03-08-21

I Became a Better Birder When I Stopped Focusing on the Males 03-14-18