A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency.
After fruitless attempts to hatch stones and fish, a gay penguin couple at a German zoo may finally be able to parent a chick of their own.
Seabirds are becoming smaller, lighter and suffering from a litany of health problems after ingesting the plastic that litters the world's oceans, a study has found.
The person who killed a bald eagle in Pennsylvania could be facing hefty fines and possible jail time.
The Quogue Wildlife Refuge in New York is one resident short after Sammy the bald eagle was stolen from his habitat.
European manufacturer Airbus has created a concept aircraft inspired by the natural features of eagles, hawks and other aerial predators.
The orange-fronted parakeet is one of the rarest birds in New Zealand, but its population may have doubled after an "epic" season of mating.
Snowball can headbang, vogue and body roll as well as, if not better than, any rhythmically inclined human. Never mind he's covered in feathers.
An exotic-looking bright orange bird was rescued by a wildlife hospital after people saw him on the side of a highway.
About 27 miles west of San Francisco, the Farallon Islands host a plethora of wildlife, including some of the largest seabird populations, five kinds of marine mammals and rare species like the Farallon arboreal salamander.
The Air Force is investigating an incident in which bombs were dropped over Florida on Monday afternoon.
Gay animals deserve to celebrate Pride Month, too.
Inside a Crimean cave was a gigantic ancient mystery just waiting to be uncovered: a bird so large that it weighed nearly as much as an adult polar bear.
A beachside New Zealand suburb known for roaming chickens and yoga has become infested with hordes of unwelcome guests: large, writhing rats.
Baby pterosaurs were overachievers from birth.
Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. Massive mortality events like this seem to be increasing, likely because of climate change, according to a new study running in PLOS ONE.
Birds and mammals will shrink in average size over the next 100 years, with the body mass of the latter falling by a quarter, according to a new study.
A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said.
Spring is the busiest time of year at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail, North Carolina. With warmer weather comes a new crop of baby birds, and, unfortunately, a new crop of everyday disasters for them to weather.
Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Thousands of flamingo chicks have been airlifted from their dried-out habitat in northern South Africa in a desperate attempt to save them.
The defendant in the mystery grand jury subpoena challenge related to the Mueller investigation is being represented by the law firm Alston & Bird, a firm that has previously represented Russian entities, a lawyer working to unseal the case confirmed Wednesday.
African penguins are among the smaller breeds, known for their irregular markings and loud voices.