One in eight bird species in the world faces extinction: study
A study on the state of birds globally says agricultural expansion and deforestation are one of the major reasons for this
The Trump administration's new migratory bird policy undermines a century of conservation
The Trump administration announced a position on protecting migratory birds that is a drastic pullback from policies …
Despondent in captivity
It has been two-and-a-half decades since the Central Zoo Authority was set up to improve the lot of zoo inhabitants. Then why are animals …
'We could discover new bird species in the eastern Himalayas'
Trevor Price has been studying birds in India since 1972, investigating breeding biology and bird distributions, especially in the Himalayas. …
Exodus at Rollapadu
Why are birds abandoning the Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh?
Traffic noise is affecting communication in birds
When noise due to traffic increases, the birds alter the length and frequency of their song to improve communication
How can we bring disappearing sparrows back to our cities?
On the occasion of World Sparrow Day, we take a look at what’s ailing these small birds and how to bring them respite
Impact of climate change on wildlife far greater than we thought: study
47 per cent of mammals and 23 per cent of birds on the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species have been negatively affected by climate …
Climate change forces Red-tailed Hawk to skip migration
According to experts, the bird has become a year-round resident, giving up embarking on a long journey southwards
Bird flu scare returns, this time in Odisha
Keranga village has been declared the epicentre of H5N1 A1 virus in the state and culling operation has begun
In strange waters
Kenyan authorities are caught between reviving a dying lake and ensuring livelihood to farmers living in its catchment
'River regulation responsible for decline in water bird population in Australia'
Kate Brandis, joint research fellow at the Centre for Ecosystem Science, UNSW and Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organisation