EJ surrounded by snow
Female bird of prey chooses to stay on nest, despite bad Scottish weather.
A puffin pair
A new study reveals how puffins that stay near each other while migrating produce more chicks. 
Europe’s largest wader is a high conservation priority.
Nightingale singing in a tree
Slightly larger than a robin, the nightingale is well-known for its lilting, beautiful song but can be surprisingly hard to spot. 
Increased numbers of waxwings were seen in 2017's survey
Big Garden Birdwatch 2017 results show we’ve had a ‘waxwing winter’. 
BBC Wildlife contributor Mike Toms answers your wild question.
In-flight play behaviour where the birds hover in an updraft
The kea parrot’s ‘play call’ can put other kea in a playful mood, according to new research. 
A hand-reared mangrove finch, released in 2016
Conservationists are feeling optimistic for a Critically Endangered species of one of “Darwin’s finches”. 
Marsh tit emerging from tree cavity
Research finds that though nestboxes can be useful, they offer a different environment to natural tree cavities.
Avian species along Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River face serious threats. 
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