"Onlookers said they heard a whooshing sound and the birds just...
Every winter, thousands of starlings flock to the seaside resort of Blackpool and paint the sky with their mesmerising displays.
James Parry follows his nose to find the pungent, leaf-munching hoatzin, the Amazon’s evolutionary throwback bird that thinks it’s a cow.
The pint-sized little owl is our fiercest bird of prey – but does it belong in the UK? Derek Niemann charts the changing fortunes of a plucky immigrant.
Hyperactive hummers can hover, loop the loop, fly upside down and reverse in midair. Jonathan Elphick is entranced by a family of bejewelled birds that live life in the fast lane.
Why did the chicken leave the jungle? The story of the jungle fowl’s journey from forest to farm can tell us much about our past.
The flamboyant hoopoe is dressed to impress and has a beguiling song to match. Rob Hume shares his lifelong love affair with one of Europe’s most beautiful birds.
The harpy is the world’s largest and fiercest eagle, but also the least known. To save this elusive bird from extinction, you must first find and then catch it.