• Birds Badly Misjudge Speed of Cars, Planes

    Matt Cardy/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Unfortunately, birds are bird brains when it comes to estimating the speed of large moving objects, such as cars and planes. The problem, according to scientists who conducted experiments for the…

  • A gift for the birds and other holiday garden tips

    Wrens and other birds who don’t mind the cold Cheryl in Northwest D.C. writes: “A wren has built its nest in a corner of my porch. I don’t mind it being there; I even put…

  • Bird Friendly coffee takes flight in Maryland

    Bird Friendly coffee — grown and processed with the aim of protecting the habitats of migratory birds — is gaining popularity, with some Maryland retailers embracing the environmentally conscious brew.