birds

Amazing photos of September in Vancouver

Take a look back at September captured through the lenses of our VO Flickr Pool contributors.

New species of flightless bird discovered in fossil on Vancouver Island beach

It all started when a family out for a stroll on southern Vancouver Island stumbled upon the extraordinary fossilized remains of a 25-million-year-old bird.

Study singles out genes for aggressive, wingmen and cross-dressing birds

Experts say those traits could hold clues to what's behind aggression in other species, and even humans.

Thanksgiving's coming. Let's talk turkey.

Turkeys aren't the most beautiful bird in the barnyard. But they do get a bad rap for being stupid.

Public hearings begin on proposed oil sands mining expansion

Public hearings concerning Shell’s Jackpine Mine Expansion project begin today in Fort McMurray. A coalition of three groups (Pembina Institute, Alberta Wilderness Association and Fort McMurray...

No love for pigeons from this old geezer

Don’t be fooled by their soft cooing and iridescent necks, pigeons aren’t so much birds as they are a multi-platform disease dispensing system.