Chicago a bird death trap of glass and light

People might think that a larger city like New York would be guilty of more bird-window collisions than Chicago, but an unfortunate combination of building structures and geographical placement proves to be deadlier than size.

Keep your eye out for snowy owls

A crew of scientists, bird banders and wildlife veterinarians needs your sightings for research on the Arctic raptor’s mysterious migration patterns.

Piping plovers return to Lake Erie

A single pair of the shorebirds nested along the lake last summer for the first time in 60 years. They’re an encouragement to the wildlife managers who are reclaiming the plover’s old habitat.

Bird backpacks bag bad air

Air monitoring gulls find new contamination route that may also threaten the health of landfill workers.