BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana island that provides a crucial nesting ground for pelicans and other sea birds is being restored to nearly its former size after decades of coastal erosion and the devas...

Lots of good terns: Bird ready to fly off endangered list

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tiny Midwestern bird is ready to fly off the endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday will propose taking the interior population ...

Birds survive typhoon to color Taiwanese island white

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An estimated 3,000 terns survived last week’s Typhoon Lekima to paint a small island near Matsu white with their feces. The storm passed close to Taiwan’s m...

Beach volleyball kills unhatched birds on Alabama island

SAND ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Beach volleyball players on a small island off Alabama probably killed hundreds of unhatched birds, moving eggs to make room for their playing court and scaring adult birds fr...

Needs of birds, wants of drivers collide on unspoiled beach

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's plan to protect threatened shorebirds by taking control of who can drive on a stretch of pristine beach has ruffled some feathers in a town accustomed to motoring ...

Massachusetts study: Climate change threatens birds

LINCOLN, Mass. (AP) — A new report warns that more than 40 percent of the most common breeding species of birds in Massachusetts are considered "highly vulnerable" to climate change. ...

Storms wash away Pelican nests near South Carolina coast

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Wildlife officials say storms earlier this year have washed away most of the pelican nests near one section of the South Carolina coast. Felicia Sanders w...

Taiwan seeking to reduce ecological impact of alien bird

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) Taiwan is taking steps to deal with the problem of an introduced bird species that is causing an ecological disaster in the country, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursda...