The swamp sparrow’s impressively preserved repertoire suggests that birds, like humans, have the ability to sustain culture through the centuries.
New research suggests that dodos, the plump, flightless birds that went extinct in the 17th century, might not deserve their longtime association with stupidity.
More than 100 years after passenger pigeons disappeared from the wild, scientists believe they can recreate the species through a painstaking, controversial “de-extinction” process.
A new study of fossilized dinosaur eggs provides evidence of similarities between the nesting behaviors of dinosaurs and their closest living relatives – birds.
Researchers believe the very first birds inherited a four-wing configuration from their dinosaur ancestors.