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Names of four new elements on periodic table presented for public review

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry says names will pay tribute to Japan, Moscow, Tennessee and a Russian scientist<p>There will soon be four new names on the periodic table after scientists decided to use recently discovered elements to pay tribute to Japan, Moscow, Tennessee and a …

Chemistry

Here's What You Should Do If You Find A Baby Bird Out Of Its Nest

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Why so grumpy? I just rescued you! Prokaev Vladimir/ShutterstockSeeing a baby bird in distress is never a pleasant …

Birds

Birds of Florida

International Migratory Bird Day in May is the perfect time to take note of the incredible species that fly hundreds or thousands of miles to breed …

Crows Form, Nurse, and Share Grudges Against People

Consider this a friendly reminder not to antagonize crows: According to a 2011 study in <i>Proceedings of the Royal Society B</i>, American crows remember …

Musician Instagrams Amazing Shots of Hummingbirds in Her Backyard

Meet Tracy Johnson, a musician and self-professed "bird paparazzi" who uses her iPhone 6 to take stunning pictures of hummingbirds. Her work captures …

Scientists Need Your Help Looking at Photos of Adorable Penguins. Seriously

"We can't do this work on our own."<p>Guys, this is not a drill. Antarctic scientists need you to study photos of penguins to help them figure out how …

Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica!

A great surprise came when Tony asked me if I wanted to join as a participant on the TTL tour with Greentours – Natural History Holidaysto Costa Rica …

Central America

Firefighter sweetly feeds a rescued baby hummingbird

Prepare yourself for the gentlest lunch you've ever seen.<p>A baby hummingbird that was kicked out of its nest was found by paramedic firefighters in …

A rare California Condor chick just hatched on the internet. Watch it emerge via webcam.

Just minutes after U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologists flipped on live streaming video of a California condor nest in Ventura County, the …

Researchers document how broadbills make loud wing song

"What's interesting is that broadbills are only distantly related to other birds, like hummingbirds, that use their feathers to make sounds," Clark …

Meet a Rare Penguin Chick Named Cheeto

Video and photos are now going viral of four penguin chicks that hatched at the Chester Zoo in Chester, England, between March 27 and April 5.<p>They …

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore

The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with …

Birds use alligators as bodyguards

Birds may use alligators as bodyguards to protect their nests from hungry raccoons and opossums, but gator payment may come at a steep cost — namely, in the form of the birds' chicks that are dropped into the water, researchers say.<p>For many species of birds, the greatest threat their chicks face …

Our Cities May Be Making Birds Smarter

The term “bird brain” is going out of fashion as biologists come to understand that birds are actually quite smart and competent. Now scientists in …

City birds healthier, smarter than their country cousins

A McGill doctoral candidate in biology, Jean-Nicolas Audet, is proud as a peacock that his idea to pit urban bird brains against country ones yielded …

Backyard Bird Watching - Northeast Ohio - High Definition HD

'January is a great time for bird-watching'

On January 9 and 10, an environmental group organized Germany's sixth bird census. Hobby ornithologists are called upon to count the birds they see …

Earliest Ancestor of Biggest Bird Ever ID'd

The new bird was first in a line leading to a 1,000-pound, nine-feet-tall behemoth.

Uganda: A Birds' Paradise

There are over 10, 000 bird species in the world according to BirdLife International and the of those 1,000 species can be found in Uganda not …

Rare white gyrfalcon spotted in Eel River Bar area

The second sighting of a rare gyrfalcon in New Brunswick has excited the local birding community.<p>The white gyrfalcon was photographed in the Eel …

This Bird Has Ninja Moves — And the Internet Is Obsessed

You've probably witnessed this epic beating:<p>But likely not this one:<p>This is a secretary bird.<p>They live in sub-Saharan Africa and stand around 4 feet …

Conservation Group Buys Gorgeous Land To Protect World’s Cutest Birds

Breed on, puffins!<p>According to Project Puffin -- a puffin conservation group -- the noises the bird can make are limited. When they’re chicks, the let out little “peeps” and as adults, they make a growling sound reminiscent of a chain saw. But, if they had more vocal range, we’re sure they’d be …