Birds

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Robin road rage: study shows traffic noise makes birds more aggressive
UK-Turkish team think sound of vehicles can interfere with their normal song when trying to warn off nearby rivals

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

06, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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‘We need to be braver’: young naturalists on the world beyond Cop15
Birdwatchers Mya, Arjun and Kabir have grown up seeing the effects of wildlife decline. They talk about what inspires them, their hopes for future action and how everyone can connect with the nature on their doorstep

Phoebe Weston

05, Dec, 2022 @11:54 AM

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What do birds do with their spare time?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

04, Dec, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Spoonbills rebound as UK farmers bolster tree cover and wetlands
Once common in England and Wales, the species was hunted to local extinction about 300 years ago

Helena Horton Environment reporter

03, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Country diary: The all-conquering sea eagle suddenly seems vulnerable | Amanda Thomson
Abernethy Forest, Cairngorms: Avian flu has reached our biggest bird of prey. How extra special it is to experience their startling grandeur up close

Amanda Thomson

03, Dec, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Today’s life hack – how to eat a cane toad | First Dog on the Moon
Today we are preparing Queensland’s national dish – one of my favourite cane toad recipes

First Dog on the Moon

02, Dec, 2022 @4:24 AM

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Lost and found: twitchers delight at sweet song of the black-browed babbler
Since the bird was ‘rediscovered’ by accident in Borneo in 2020, ornithologists have returned to study the melodious species last documented more than 170 years ago

Graeme Green

01, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Country diary: Anxiously checking the colour of my yow’s bottoms | Andrea Meanwell
Tebay, Cumbria: For an upland farmer, the long haul until springtime begins now. But one task is of utmost importance

Andrea Meanwell

01, Dec, 2022 @5:30 AM

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CT scans of toothed bird fossil leads to jaw-dropping discovery
Dating back more than 65m years, specimen’s mobile palate challenges understanding of avian evolution

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Country diary: Barn owls make the best listeners | Anita Roy
Smeatharpe, Devon: Pristine plumage, with a beak like rose marble – to be so close to this bird is astonishing

Anita Roy

30, Nov, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘A bit horrifying’: the Melbourne cockatoo dropping pot plants from four storeys up
Footage of the barrage has been watched 1.5m times, with one expert saying the bird might have been simply being playful

Natasha May

30, Nov, 2022 @5:22 AM

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Why I will never forgive Matt Hancock | Brief letters
Brief letters: Hancock’s trespasses | Let down by Keir Starmer | Perfect pee | Celebrating kingfishers

28, Nov, 2022 @5:38 PM

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