The birds' beauty belies their often menacing and destructive nature
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'The pecking dead': Panicked Russians contact authorities to report eerie behaviour of 'zombie pigeons'
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Birds seem extremely lethargic and seemingly fearless
Tuesday 20 August 2013
There are believed to be only 345 giant ibis remaining in the wild, but there is hope for conservationists after a nest of the endangered species was discovered in a hitherto unknown habitat in north-eastern Cambodia.
Princess on cockfight charge: Daughter of exiled Romanian king arrested over animal cruelty on her Oregon ranch
Sunday 18 August 2013
Blades were attached to birds' legs and paying spectators were then sold refreshments at the fights, claims federal indictment
Friday 09 August 2013
A pensioner became a prisoner in her own home for four days following a terrifying spate of seagull attacks.
Thursday 08 August 2013
Hen harriers have failed to nest successfully in England for the first time since the 1960s, conservationists have said.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Huge numbers of Sand Martin and Grasshopper Warbler either died or flew on the sunnier climes
Friday 26 July 2013
The bird of prey was discovered by residents of Altinavya, a village in Elazig province, wearing a tag marked '24311 Tel Avivunia Israel'
Thursday 04 July 2013
‘Highly suspicious’ disappearance of prized raptors prompts new legal measures
Friday 28 June 2013
Sightings of the White-throated Needletail are incredibly rare in the UK so when one was spotted on the the Isles of Harris it caused quite a stir
Wednesday 12 June 2013
The sound diverts them from the business of nesting
Monday 10 June 2013
Bird has disappeared from 90 per cent of the territory it once occupied
Feeling tired? Blame city living: Living in urban areas could have major impact on biological clocks of humans and animals, say researchers
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Researchers compared the internal rhythms of blackbirds living in the countryside and in urban areas and found they differ significantly
Tuesday 28 May 2013
RSPB and locals will fight to protect marsh used by migratory birds at Dungeness
Sunday 26 May 2013
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is expected to start gassing thousands of geese this week to prevent potentially lethal bird strikes on aircraft, after an animal rights group failed to convince a court to halt the cull.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Britons are the most concerned nationality when it comes to wildlife, says veteran broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
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'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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