Chicago's Birds Are Shrinking In Size, Thanks To Climate Change"As the breeding grounds of these birds are getting warmer, it may be advantageous to be smaller."
Birds Are Dying Off At An Alarming Rate. Here's How You Can Help From Your Own Backyard
Giant 'Audubon's Birds Of America' Book Stars In New Exhibit At Chicago's Field MuseumA relic of watercolor creations from famed American wildlife artist James Audubon more than 150 years ago has been dusted off and pulled out of the Field Museum's archives for public consumption.
These Were The Unlikely Survivors After Dinosaurs Went ExtinctA new study suggests that the impact also decimated Earth's forests, leading to the extinction of all the birds that lived in trees.
Unusual Birds Found During Annual Christmas Day Lakefront Bird CountA couple of unusual birds made an appearance in the annual Christmas Day lakefront bird count in Chicago.
New Apple Store A Hazard To Birds, Rescue Group SaysThe highly praised Apple store along the Chicago River is yet another glass structure that pose a danger to birds, one advocate says.
Angry Birds Swoop At PeopleThe red-winged black birds are protecting their turf. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Eagle Released To Wildlife Rehab Center After Being Rescued Near Chicago HotelAn animal control officer rescued Monday night an eagle that “had a tussle” with a hotel window on the North Side.
Exhibit Shines Light On Plight Of Migratory BirdsAn exhibit aimed at bringing public awareness to the number of migrating birds that fall prey to skyscrapers and other buildings has opened at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
Best Pet Shops For Bird Owners In ChicagoWhether you have a parrot, a chicken or want to feed the wild birds in your yard, you won't have to look far for bird supply shops in the Chicago area.
United Flight Returns To O'Hare After Striking BirdsUnited Flight 1676 departed O’Hare for Fort Myers shortly before 8 a.m. A CBS reporter who was on the flight said, 10 to 15 minutes after the flight took off, the pilot informed passengers they were turning around, because the plane struck birds at the end of the runway.
Snowy Plover Spotted In Chicago For Only Second Time EverIt's a rare bird in these parts: For only the second time ever, a snowy plover has been spotted in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Suburban Wildlife Center Preparing For Lots Of Injured Migrating BirdsAs birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.
Aurora Bird Hoarder Pleads Guilty, Gets One Year Of ProbationDavid Skeberdis pleaded guilty to one count each of cruel treatment to animals, violation of animal owner’s duties, and companion animal hoarding.
Migrating Birds Causing Trouble For Airplanes Two times in three days birds have forced the emergency landing of an American Airlines jet at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Pilots say this time of year, in particular, is the most risky for bird strikes.