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Sparrows fly around a bird feeder, September 29, 2015.

An avian apocalypse has arrived in North America. Birdsong could become a rare sound.

The skies over the US and Canada are far emptier than they were 50 years ago. Birds are losing their habitats and suffering due to climate change.
Robin eggs are known for their bright blue color.

Striking photos of eggs that show how different birds build their homes

There are as many as 18,000 species of birds in the world with varying nesting habits. Here's what their eggs look like.
Robin eggs are known for their bright blue color.

Striking photos of eggs that show how different birds build their homes

There are as many as 18,000 species of birds in the world with varying nesting habits. Here's what their eggs look like.
YouTuber Jaime French and her African Grey parrot.

Watch a now-viral video of a woman having her makeup done by her pet parrot and dog

YouTuber Jaime French is known for her comedic videos, like "TINY HANDS MAKEUP CHALLENGE!" and "IF BEAUTY YOUTUBERS EXISTED IN 1999."
Canadian geese fly by US flags at the base of the Washington Monument, in Washington.

A flock of birds near restricted airspace could have been responsible for a mysterious White House lockdown

"Upon further investigation, we found there was no aircraft," a US military spokesperson said in the wake of a White House lockdown.
An image from Xavi Bou's project Ornitographies.

A photographer captures giant flocks of birds at the perfect moment so they look like mesmerizing, moving sculptures

Flocks of feathered fowl in fantastical shapes are the subject of Catalan photographer Xavi Bou's spellbinding project.
A photo of the pigeon pilfering poppies at the Australian War Memorial.

A poppy-pilfering pigeon made a red nest at a war memorial, and the photos are pretty patriotic

The pigeon stole the poppies at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra ahead of Remembrance Day, then built the nest under a stained-glass window.

Police found 245 animals in ‘deplorable living conditions’ while performing a wellness check on 3 minors

An officer who performed the wellness check reported that he saw caged flea-infested animals sitting in their own feces and without food or water.
A chirping western Meadowlark.

North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds in the last 50 years — another sign that we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

A new study found that there's been a 29% decline in bird populations in the US and Canada since 1970.