Crows are incredibly smart. Researchers have already discovered that these sleek, dark birds possess primary, or sensory, consciousness—the ability possessed by humans and some primates to merge memories to think in terms of past and present. A recent paper published in The Journal of Neuroscience expands the wealth of knowledge on these clever creatures. In the study, researchers discovered that crows can comprehend the concept of zero. Zero is actually a rather recent mathematical invention.
From nearly 2,500 entries, the top bird photographs were selected as winners of the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards.
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. If you or someone you know loves garden creatures of all kinds, Russian artist Tomka creates transparent resin earrings that capture their ethereal beauty. Due to its versatility, epoxy resin has become a popular material for making jewelry.
At first glance, these colorful creatures look like real, living birds and butterflies, but a closer look reveals that they’re...
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 more about them. Recently, while out photographing some Great Blue Heron nestlings, she came upon a scene that is the definition of being in the right place at the right time.
How many wild birds populate our planet Earth?
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. Artist, photographer, and printmaker Tom Leighton takes this type of observation to new heights by exploring the hidden architectural beauty of Earth’s most captivating winged creatures in his latest photography series, Aviary.
The simple shift of a camera can make a portrait look completely different—especially when it comes to our feathered friends.
What has fluffy feet, amber eyes, and elegant plumage?