House sparrow--the English word "sparrow", is a term for small active birds, coming from a root word referring to The Latin word domesticus means "belonging to the house", like the common name a reference to its association with humans.
A truly rare bird - Albino Raven - ". The birds are thought to be leucitic and not albino, the result of a genetic defect producing chicks lacking normal pigmentation." Two black ravens with this gene will produce a white raven.
British birds - A Male Blackbird. They love to sunbathe and they can often be seen on the ground with their wings spread. This is because the heat from the sun can help them to kill off parasites on their wings!
a 'MUST SEE', video on the incredible beauty of a starling murmuration (bird ballet) . one of natures truly magnificent occurrences. Filmed by travel journalist Dylan Winter . it gets more awe-inspiring as the video moves along!
The Mistle Thrush is fast disappearing from the UK's gardens, wildlife experts warned today as they urged people to take part in an annual survey to collect information about bird species. Results from the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey have s