- Hawks Nest State Park aerial tram reopens Updated: Aug-04-15 3:05 am
ANSTED, West Virginia - The aerial tram at Hawks Nest State Park has reopened.
- Injured owl now back flying skies around Marquette Updated: Aug-03-15 12:47 pm
MARQUETTE, Michigan - What was called by one of its rescuers as "the most famous bird in Marquette County" is now flying again over the streets of Marquette, and it is hoped it will reunite with its family.
- Expanse of warm water dubbed the blob consumes North Pacific Updated: Aug-02-15 11:34 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Weird things are happening off the Pacific Coast.
- North Dakota's early Canada goose hunting season set Updated: Aug-02-15 2:29 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's early Canada goose hunting season is set.
- Golden eagle dies 3 months after being released into wild Updated: Aug-01-15 5:42 pm
WALNUT CREEK, California - A young golden eagle rescued by firefighters and released from a wildlife hospital three months ago has died after being struck by a wind turbine, officials said.
- Couple creates purple martin habitat outside home in Scott Updated: Aug-01-15 7:08 am
SCOTT, Wisconsin - Ike Kumrow said there are three things anyone trying to successfully attract and maintain a purple martin population must keep in mind: "location, location and finally, location." Kumrow and his wife, Jan, have lived on their five-acre "little slice of heaven," about nine miles north of West Bend for nearly 55 years. But Ike has had an enthusiasm for purple martins for even longer. Growing up on a farm, he saw many of the birds and became passionate about them.
- Geese could be relocated after flock run over by motorist Updated: Jul-31-15 10:17 am
MOUNT CLEMENS, Michigan - Officials say they may relocate a flock of white geese in suburban Detroit after several were run over by a motorist.
- Indiana Dunes State Park to band hummingbirds for research Updated: Jul-31-15 5:47 am
CHESTERTON, Indiana - Scientists will be banding hummingbirds for research purposes at Indiana Dunes State Park next week.
- Appeals court tosses man's sentence over shooting eagle Updated: Jul-30-15 5:35 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A federal appeals court has tossed a Nebraska man's prison sentence for shooting a pair of protected birds last year near Macy.
- Peacock spotted wandering in Detroit suburb is captured Updated: Jul-30-15 5:52 am
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Michigan - A peacock that was spotted wandering in a Detroit suburb has been captured.
- Park along Detroit River hosts new spot for watching birds Updated: Jul-29-15 12:58 pm
DETROIT - Groups involved in creating a new place for watching birds along the Detroit River said Wednesday that they hope it will help reconnect people with the waterway and inspire a new generation of conservationists.
- Man behind raptor center and famed eagle cam has died Updated: Jul-28-15 12:53 pm
DECORAH, Iowa - The man behind the famed eagle cam in northeast Iowa has died.
- Fredericksburg rules the roost; pesky vultures driven away Updated: Jul-28-15 9:41 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Fredericksburg is the ruler of the roost after a removal effort drove off a flock of pesky vultures.
- Bald eagle nest removed, Va. Beach construction to begin Updated: Jul-28-15 6:26 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - After having delayed construction for a planned apartment complex for more than a year, a vacant bald eagle's nest has been removed from above the site.
- Community won't make it easier to eliminate mute swans Updated: Jul-28-15 5:52 am
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Leaders in an Oakland County community have decided to take no action on a plan that would have made it easier to eliminate mute swans.
- Land Between The Lakes Hummingbird Festival is this week Updated: Jul-27-15 8:14 am
GOLDEN POND, Kentucky - Ruby-throated hummingbirds are starting to make their annual journey south for the winter, and Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area has some events planned.
- 4 osprey chicks in southern Michigan get tracking devices Updated: Jul-26-15 11:53 am
LANSING, Michigan - Scientists will use satellite and mobile communication technology to trace four osprey chicks in southern Michigan.
- Goose finds home, friends at Riverside Cemetery Updated: Jul-26-15 11:16 am
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - For many Marshalltonians, Riverside Cemetery represents more than just the final resting place of thousands of souls. The grounds see a fair share of people picnicking, going for walks and feeding the waterfowl who call the cemetery home.
- 3 men cited after geese killed at golf course Updated: Jul-23-15 5:32 am
KERNERSVILLE, North Carolina - Three men have been charged in connection with the killing of several geese at a Forsyth County golf course.
- Eagle studies in the Big Horn Basin Updated: Jul-23-15 5:15 am
POWELL, Wyoming - A team headquartered at the Draper Museum is studying golden eagles to learn how to manage and protect the raptors and their habitat.
- Kiwi DNA study reveals bird lost color vision Updated: Jul-22-15 9:01 pm
BERLIN - Scientists say they have sequenced the genome of the brown kiwi for the first time, revealing that the shy, flightless bird likely lost its ability to see colors after it became nocturnal tens of millions of years ago.
- Great blue heron colony pops up in central Minnesota Updated: Jul-21-15 8:38 pm
ALBANY, Minnesota - A new great blue heron colony has settled in the Avon Hills, managing to conceal 6.5-foot wingspans amid a dense canopy of oaks.
- Founder of 1 of North America's largest bird sanctuary dies Updated: Jul-20-15 1:07 pm
ST. LOUIS - Walter "Stormy" Crawford Jr., whose founding of one of North America's largest bird conservation and rehabilitation centers was fueled by a childhood spent in Venezuela fascinated by exotic jungle birds, has died in Missouri. He was 70.
- Teams on the Thames count the monarch's swans Updated: Jul-20-15 12:59 pm
STAINES, England - Teams of census-takers took to the River Thames on Monday for the colorful annual count of Queen Elizabeth II's swans - a blend of science and ceremony that dates to the 12th century.
- Climate change could pose new risk to native birds Updated: Jul-19-15 3:16 pm
HONOLULU - Indigenous Hawaiian bird populations could face new challenges posed by global climate change over the next century, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. Geological Survey.