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24

Apr

These creative, whimsical birdhouses will make you wish you were a bird. See all the photos here.

21

Apr

Want to help owl researchers? Watch these webcamsPeople across the world can watch nesting great horned owls and long-eared owls in Montana and even snap photos of the birds to aid scientists.

Want to help owl researchers? Watch these webcams
People across the world can watch nesting great horned owls and long-eared owls in Montana and even snap photos of the birds to aid scientists.

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Eastrn Screech Owl by ml_thorsteinson on Flickr.

12

Apr

11 masterfully painted eggs, straight from the bird
Easter may bring on a riot of festively decorated eggs, but birds mastered the art long ago.

11

Apr

08

Apr

The staff here at Mother Nature Network have been drawing birds in honor of Draw A Bird Day. (How else would we celebrate?)

See all of our drawings here on the MNN Editors’ Blog.

And once you read the story behind Draw A Bird Day, you’ll want to draw one too.

03

Apr

On Draw A Bird Day, you know what to doThe unofficial holiday is celebrated worldwide on April 8, and after you read the story behind it, you’re going to want to draw one.
We’ll be drawing birds on Tuesday. What about you?

On Draw A Bird Day, you know what to do
The unofficial holiday is celebrated worldwide on April 8, and after you read the story behind it, you’re going to want to draw one.

We’ll be drawing birds on Tuesday. What about you?

01

Apr

How to get birds to eat out of your handWith the proper preparation, you can have little chickadees snacking away in the palm of your hand.

How to get birds to eat out of your hand
With the proper preparation, you can have little chickadees snacking away in the palm of your hand.

28

Mar

When an egg breaks, what do you do? Grab the tape and glue and see what hatches.

When an egg breaks, what do you do? Grab the tape and glue and see what hatches.

Endangered nene geese return to Oahu, hatch 3 chicksNene are Hawaii’s state bird, but they haven’t been reported on the populous island of Oahu in centuries. That finally changed this week when officials revealed two nene are raising a family there.

Endangered nene geese return to Oahu, hatch 3 chicks
Nene are Hawaii’s state bird, but they haven’t been reported on the populous island of Oahu in centuries. That finally changed this week when officials revealed two nene are raising a family there.