It’s hummingbird migration season, and these tiny flying jewels are busy fueling up for their journey. You can do your part to help by putting out nectar feeders and keeping them filled and fresh. Take a look at these incredible facts about the backyard favorite.
In order to find their way during migration, birds use Earth's magnetic field along with a sort of internal compass—a specific protein found in their eyes.
Winter can be a harsh time of year for birds, but a surprising number of them stay in one place year-round. Learn which birds stay, and how they survive through the cold season.
Learn about the migration patterns of songbirds. Discover how you can attract these migrant birds to your yard and help them survive their journeys.
Discover the science behind why birds fly in a V formation, an adaptation that allows them to more easily migrate across long distances.
You'll likely find that kids are fascinated by the idea of bird migration. Learn how to teach them about it using these fun, interactive methods.
Vagrant birds are birds that stray far from their normal path during migration. Using bird alerts and other tools, birdwatchers can view these lost birds.
Migration is tough enough for birds. Learn why light pollution is especially hazardous during their long migratory journeys.
Don't fear fall feeding. Birds know when to migrate, regardless of how much food is available. Learn what actually spurs bird migration.
It's true—not all birds migrate for fall and winter. Learn which birds choose to stay put, and how they survive cold weather and scarcity of food.