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.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Matthew L. Miller

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.

Justine E. Hausheer

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.

Matthew L. Miller

How To See More Wildlife

Wildlife watching is a skill that can be learned. Here are some tips to get you started.

Matthew L. Miller

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?

Justine E. Hausheer

10 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

Cool Green Science staff writers and contributors won 10 awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America.

The Editors

8 Fall Nature Experiences to Enjoy

It’s a great time of year to be outside, and here are 8 natural spectacles to enjoy.

Matthew L. Miller

6 Surprising Tales of Predatory Birds

Pelicans gulping pigeons, herons swallowing alligators and other weird feeding behaviors among our feathered friends.

Matthew L. Miller

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 […]

Larisa Bowen

More Cool Facts About the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

Meet the scientist who’s a sucker for sapsuckers.

Lauren D. Pharr

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.

Lauren D. Pharr