New fossil research suggests the kiwi and emu share a common ancestor which travelled over to the smaller island nation millions of years ago
The sharp decline in some of Britain’s most common bird species is resulting for the first time in their disappearance from some parts of the United Kingdom, conservationists warn today.
Edwina Currie, the former Health minister who once nearly bankrupted Britain’s egg producers, has been chosen to promote the new version of the red British Lion, which tells you that an egg is safe to eat.
Scientists believe they have finally worked out how the mighty albatross – a seabird capable of travelling 10,000 miles in a single journey and circumnavigating the globe in 46 days – manages to fly without expending almost any energy.
A charter jet will fly the birds to New York, from where they will be distributed to sanctuaries on the east coast
Suspicions were raised after a man noticed an electronic device attached to the suspected winged infiltrator
You can waste a lot of time looking for a specific bird While some bird-watchers have a bird-watching bucket list, I don't, as the most memorable and enjoyable days out can't be predicted. I'll never forget one day in New York in early May, standing at the top of the Empire State Building. I spotted what at first looked like moths, but became a flock of migrating birds, travelling past me, at the same height as I was.
It is believed the bird was butchered and stripped of its flesh at some point over the weekend
Blades were attached to birds' legs and paying spectators were then sold refreshments at the fights, claims federal indictment
A pensioner became a prisoner in her own home for four days following a terrifying spate of seagull attacks.
Huge numbers of Sand Martin and Grasshopper Warbler either died or flew on the sunnier climes
The bird of prey was discovered by residents of Altinavya, a village in Elazig province, wearing a tag marked '24311 Tel Avivunia Israel'
Bird has disappeared from 90 per cent of the territory it once occupied
Researchers compared the internal rhythms of blackbirds living in the countryside and in urban areas and found they differ significantly
RSPB and locals will fight to protect marsh used by migratory birds at Dungeness
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.