In Defense of Canada’s New—and Mediocre—National BirdThe gray jay is a subtle and delightful choice.
About That Mass Incident of Reindeer Death …Lightning strikes are not that unusual a cause of animal death. Unfortunately, climate change will make it worse.
How to Turn Pokémon Go Into a Lifelong PassionPeople who love the game are collectors at heart. Here’s how to entertain them forever.
That Photo of a Weasel on a Flying Woodpecker Is Real. Here’s How The Photographer Got the Shot.
Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say the National Symbol Should Be the Turkey?You have got to see his original design.
Nothing Says Team Spirit Like a Caged TigerLouisiana State University’s beloved mascot, Mike the Tiger VI, just died. This time, they shouldn’t replace him.
We’ve Heated Up the Planet. Can We Cool It Back Down?Strangely enough, massive volcanoes might be part of the answer.
A World Record Big Year for BirdsNoah Strycker thanks technology, good luck, and helpful birders everywhere.
Will a Movie About Birding Finally Get It Right?It shouldn’t be so hard to make a bald eagle sound like a bald eagle.
The High-Tech Future of Staring at Birds in the WoodsThe arms race—wings race?—in bird-watching field guides.
I’ll Tell You Why I Love BirdsAnd Their Fate Is Our Fate tells you why we should listen to them.