Top 10 most spotted Australian birds
To celebrate the Birdlife Australia Aussie Bird Count, we asked the Atlas of Living Australia to find out Australia’s most spotted birds.
‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming
This article contains images that some readers may find upsetting. Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass […]
Survival guide: magpie swooping season
Why do magpies swoop? And what can we do to avoid the swoop of shame? We investigated.
Eggshell forensics solve the riddles of ancient birds
We have achieved the delicate and intricate task of teasing DNA sequences from the shells of non-ratite birds, opening up egg collections in museums around the world as a resource for DNA-based research.
It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s citizen science!
The Australian Birds of Prey in Flight book is a perfect example of the power of community and citizen science in action.
Fantastic fathers: Australian wildlife edition
Put aside those awesome Father's Day gifts, we're featuring the most dedicated dads in the Australian wild.
Come fly with us: The Australian Bird Guide has landed
Grab your binoculars and notepad, the much-anticipated Australian Bird Guide is here! To get you in the mood, read some fascinating bird facts and get some bird-watching tips from ornithologist Dr Leo Joseph.
Cracked it! A 30-year cold case involving an egg and the mysterious Night Parrot
An egg discovered over 30 years in the Tanami Desert was thought to be from the elusive Night Parrot. But a recent genetic analysis reveals a different story.
Seabirds are eating plastic litter in our oceans – but not only where you’d expect
The results of our first ever worldwide analysis of the threat posed by plastic pollution to seabird species are worrying – but we can help alleviate the problem.
You make me wanna swoop: dispelling magpie myths
What makes magpies want to swoop? And is there any way of avoiding them?