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An Asian Sea Eagle Is Roaming New England
A Steller's sea eagle has turned up in New England. Learn more about this bird's remarkable and unexpected journey.
See Something Weird at the Bird Feeder? It’s Not Just You
Did you just see a weird bird at the feeder? You’re not alone.
10 Winter Birds to Spot During the Christmas Bird Count
Here are 10 North American birds to search for during this year’s Christmas Bird Count.
What Bird Is the Partridge in a Pear Tree?
What kind of bird is the partridge in the pear tree? That answer is less straightforward than you think.
How To See More Wildlife
Wildlife watching is a skill that can be learned. Here are some tips to get you started.
Why Do We Hate Trash Birds?
Gulls. House sparrows. Starlings. Rock pigeons. Canada geese. These species are often derided as trash birds. But why do birders dismiss them so easily?
10 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science
Cool Green Science staff writers and contributors won 10 awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America.
8 Fall Nature Experiences to Enjoy
It’s a great time of year to be outside, and here are 8 natural spectacles to enjoy.
6 Surprising Tales of Predatory Birds
Pelicans gulping pigeons, herons swallowing alligators and other weird feeding behaviors among our feathered friends.
Kestrel Cam: A Story from Egg to Falcon
It’s an intimate moment. On this mid-morning in late May, the sun is just creeping through the hole in the […]
More Cool Facts About the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
Meet the scientist who’s a sucker for sapsuckers.
Holes and Weeping Trees: What’s up with the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?
The sapsucker needs, well…sap. And lots of it. Here’s how it gets it.