The migratory purple martin is almost entirely dependent on human-made housing while it lives in Eastern North America during the warmer months.
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Neighbors of the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke are suing the facility for its plans to build a raptor rehabilitation cage, putting the center in financial jeopardy.
Volunteers across Virginia participate in a statewide survey of breeding birds to create better conservation policy.
Buzzing bees, hummingbirds, butterflies and more help keep Appalachia’s flora in bloom.
Of the world’s more than 240,000 species of flowering plants, approximately 75 percent rely on pollinators. These crucial creatures help transfer pollen from male to female flower parts and ensure the survival of the next generation of plants — and…
Characterized by a long bill, short and stout stature, extravagant mating display and a nickname like timberdoodle, the American Woodcock would seem to be a bird that stands out. But that is not the case.
To protect the golden-winged warbler and cerulean warbler, two conservation programs are working with private landowners.
Wood thrushes — and their appetite for bright-red ginseng berries — are helping the plant spread its range further north.
Scientists noticed a group of golden-winged warblers in northeast Tennessee fleeing an approaching tornado — while the tornado was still 250 miles away.
Story by Hannah Aleshnick With a face more yellow than green, the Black-throated Green Warbler can often be seen between delicately needled hemlock branches. The songbird’s olive markings streak across its head and back, the jet black bib is surrounded…