Cedar waxwings love their fruit and berries, sometimes farmers’ fruits and berries too

There are flying squirrels in the dark overhead, with occasional visits to backyard bird feeders

Ben Franklin’s method of preparing a turkey can’t be advised for your Thanksgiving meal

Meet the screech owl, and learn why these birds turn their heads three-quarters around to look

Bold jumping spiders will attack larger prey, leaping four times the length of their body

Beautiful wood ducks belong to North America, where the birds were driven nearly to extinction

Mourning doves have a mortality rate to cry over, but survive better than passenger pigeon cousins

A safe landing at Logan after a bird-plane clash shows progress made since 62 deaths in 1960

Woolly bear caterpillars’ ability to tell the weather is less surprising than their ability for surviving it

Often indistinguishable from trees’ green leaves, katydids have song that can tell the temperature