John Elder The Victorian government stands accused of all but guaranteeing the extinction of threatened mallee birds as a consequence of its bushfire prevention policy.
Birds of a feather may flock together, but why they fly together in V formations has never been known for certain.
Peter Hannam A chemical used to control insects and non-native pest birds is likely to blame for the deaths of hundreds of wild birds near Dubbo in the state's central west, the NSW Environment Protection...
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.
Zoe Ferguson THEY are not normally seen on land but the recent wild weather has played havoc with the routine of the sooty tern.
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."
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.
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.''
When the wet season approaches in Darwin and the mercury starts to climb, locals often turn to drink.
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.
Saffron Howden IT TOOK emergency service volunteers two hours, two boats and multiple trips to save 250 lives on Wagga Wagga's flooded western outskirts.
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.
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.
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.