For birders across the United States, it’s a rite of spring: heading out to woodlands and waterways to track down a favorite warbler, vireo, tanager or other bird, many of them migratory.
Buildings, landmarks and monuments are turning off lights to prevent fatal impacts as birds set off on spring migration.
Divers practicing blackwater photography are helping marine scientists gain new insights into fish larvae.
In “A World on the Wing,” Scott Weidensaul describes the splendor of birds that can span continents in their flight, and also all the ways they are threatened.
I greet autumn with a stillness I never felt when I was younger and in such a hurry.
I greet this gorgeous season with a stillness I never felt when I was younger and in such a hurry.
Scientists say that the wildfires in the West combined with drought and record heat waves could be triggering one of the Southwest’s largest migratory bird die-offs in recent decades.
A huge flock of purple martins is using Nashville as a staging ground for the fall migration — and bringing music back to the city’s shuttered symphony center.
Over 20 years, scientists tracked the transformation of the traditional trill of a common bird from western Canada to Ontario.
Gambling on shark migration patterns could raise awareness, some experts say. But it could also fuel the animals’ reputation as mere entertainment.
Every May, these birds stop in the Delaware Bay on their way to Arctic Canada. But a shortage of food this season puts their flight at risk.
Using tiny sensors and equipment aboard the space station, a project called ICARUS seeks to revolutionize animal tracking.
In her latest book, “The Next Great Migration,” the science journalist Sonia Shah traces the global movements of humans today to age-old patterns in other species.
We want to return to our lives and livelihoods without sacrificing the natural world that supports us in body and in spirit.
Traffic is down, thanks to the pandemic. That’s good news for amphibians looking to migrate safely.