Deborah Gough Muttonbirds are dying in their thousands nearly every year and much more frequently than ever before, washing up on the coast from Coffs Harbour to Tasmania.
A warming planet is blamed as millions of birds descended on a Kentucky town in a real-life version of Alfred Hitchcock's horror film, "The Birds."
Zoe Ferguson THEY are not normally seen on land but the recent wild weather has played havoc with the routine of the sooty tern.
Megan Levy A thief has carried out a Christmas Day heist at a popular Sydney wildlife park, escaping with 10 birds including a pair of blue and yellow macaws worth $12,000.
Bridie Smith Research shows the myna bird is proving a major problem for native bird species.
Jackie French One of the good things about being a garden writer is that you can buy 100 daffodil bulbs and tell your husband, ''I need them for work.''
Jane Lee Australians will have to wake up early if they want to catch a final glimpse of a comet over the next few days.
Deborah Smith It will appear on gift tags, on wrapping paper, on door frames and, Justin Bieber hopes, as a present under the Christmas tree.
Dana Campbell An investigation into duck farming by ABC TV's 7.30 that aired on Tuesday night further highlights the entrenched cruelty in factory farming practices and the need for greater transparency for...
Thousands of migratory birds died on impact after apparently mistaking a Wal-Mart car park in the US and other areas of southern Utah for bodies of water and plummeting to the ground in what one...
Two of New Zealand's most endangered bird species are threatened by the oil spill from the container ship Rena, the opposition Labour Party says.
LOS ANGELES: Scientists still do not know what is causing flocks of birds to drop from the sky in America's south as several hundred more fell dead on to a Louisiana highway.
More than 2000 birds have died on Macquarie Island since the federal government began a scheme to cull rabbits, cats, rats and mice.
When the wet season approaches in Darwin and the mercury starts to climb, locals often turn to drink.
Jennie Curtin Centennial Park changes to summer opening hours on September 1 and the crowds pour in.
Stephanie Gardiner and Glenda Kwek Sydney is in the midst of a real-life game of angry birds - and these creatures have cyclists, runners and even small children in their sights.
Glenda Kwek They're loud, hang around in gangs, rise late, pair up for life, can be a nuisance and an entertainment and often outlive their human owners when kept as pets
Ben Cubby and Matthew Moore Bushland that shelters endangered species is earmarked for development by the Hills Shire Council under the state's controversial BioBanking scheme.
Tom Arup Across the great Lake Eyre Basin, an environmental boom is occurring.
Anson Cameron Gould's Birds of Australia is about far more than ornithology; it was and is a revelation, writes Anson Cameron.