Cockatiels are known for being incredibly smart. They have great memories, can be taught to perform tricks, and they can even learn how to speak. Not only that, but some cockatiels love to play games. One particular bird in Bursa, Turkey, is so smart, that he’s managed to find a peculiar way to entertain himself and his sibling baby birds. He loves to play peekaboo!
Over 22,000 images from photographers around the world flooded into the sixth annual Bird Photographer of the Year contest.
Crows are incredibly smart.
From nearly 2,500 entries, the top bird photographs were selected as winners of the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards. With participants from all 50 U.S. states, Washington D.C., and 10 Canadian provinces, the contest showed off the best of North American bird photography. Amateur photographer Carolina Fraser took home the Grand Prize for her delightful photo of a Greater Roadrunner.
Photographer Tony Austin has been enthralled with photography since he was gifted an Instamatic 126 in 1963.
Butterflies and birds might be frequent visitors to your yard, but we rarely get to admire them from up-close.
At first glance, these colorful creatures look like real, living birds and butterflies, but a closer look reveals that they’re actually crafted from paper. Colombia-born, Bristol-based artist Diana Beltrán Herrera has been sculpting wildlife from paper since 2012, and today she’s a master of her craft. She creates lifelike birds, butterflies, flowers, and more, complete with extraordinary detail and tangible texture.
With its expressive face, collar of feathers, and black and grey tones, there's no denying that the harpy eagle is...
For a little over five years, Jocelyn Anderson has been photographing birds as a way to connect with and learn...
How many wild birds populate our planet Earth? Consider the pigeons you pass on your way to work, the songbirds that sing in your backyard, and the seagulls that flock to the beach. These common critters are only a few of the thousands of bird species to be found on Earth. Wherever you live, your avian neighbors will be different—yet integral—parts of your local ecosystem.
Those forced to endure pandemic lockdown in a big city may have felt a little more cooped up than most.
Birds are fascinating creatures to observe—it's no wonder why people find it an absolute pleasure to spend hours birdwatching.