Several people have injured themselves recently while trying to perform common tasks with their eyes covered.
Pound-for-pound, the Galapagos large ground finch has a bite 320 times stronger than Tyrannosaurus rex.
A Laysan albatross known as 'Wisdom' has exceeded all expectations by laying an egg at the ripe old age of 68.
The origin of a flightless bird found only on a remote island in the Atlantic has puzzled scientists for years.
The discovery has cemented Archaeopteryx as a transitional form between non-avian dinosaurs and birds.
A gargantuan species of ostrich-like elephant bird from Madagascar was thought to the largest that ever lived.
The elephant bird, along with some of Madagascar's other megafauna, went extinct around 1,000 years ago.
A fish with a head resembling that of a bird has been caught in a river in China's Guizhou Province.
According to a new study, only a few select bird species survived the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs.
For the first time ever, it has been possible to directly observe one species evolving in to another.
Sightings of a particularly unusual type of moth are becoming increasingly common across the British Isles.
A prehistoric species of bird that preened itself like a flamingo has been discovered in Germany.
Researchers have finally worked out why some bird eggs are rounder while others are more pointy.
The incredibly well-preserved hatchling is believed to date back 99 million years to the Cretaceous Era.
Students in Ireland have ended up under siege by a particularly violent attacker of the avian variety.
A newly discovered species of seagull-like bird lived at a time when the Arctic was as warm as Florida.
Environmental officials have been left perplexed after dozens of grackles appeared to fall ill en masse.
Ducks and other birds may possess far greater cognitive abilities than anyone had ever realized.
A recent reverse evolution experiment has succeeded in growing a dinosaur's limb on a farmyard bird.
A huge flightless bird called Gastornis is thought to have once roamed what is now the Arctic Circle.