Swan Late: Mourning bird holds up German trains
Germany

Swan Late: Mourning bird holds up German trains

A swan mourning the death of its companion on a German railway track held up 23 trains for almost an hour and had to be removed by firefighters using special equipment, police said.

Mystery solved over hundreds of birds found dead on road in Spain
Spain

Mystery solved over hundreds of birds found dead on road in Spain

Wild pelican makes for unusual spectacle in Denmark
Denmark

Wild pelican makes for unusual spectacle in Denmark

Rarely-seen falcon makes unexpected early visit to Denmark
Denmark

Rarely-seen falcon makes unexpected early visit to Denmark

Denmark gets 11 new islands in three years
Denmark

Denmark gets 11 new islands in three years

Snipers wanted to hunt Spain’s Green-Feathered Terror
Spain

Snipers wanted to hunt Spain’s Green-Feathered Terror

Falcons and sheep sent in to help clean up Rome
Italy

Falcons and sheep sent in to help clean up Rome

Black cormorant numbers down in Denmark after sustained control measures
Denmark

Black cormorant numbers down in Denmark after sustained control measures

Denmark’s drought is a boon for some insectivores, but others are struggling
Denmark

Denmark’s drought is a boon for some insectivores, but others are struggling

Why an early Italian drawing of a cockatoo rewrites what we know about trade routes
Italy

Why an early Italian drawing of a cockatoo rewrites what we know about trade routes

Peregrine falcons discovered nesting in Florence’s bell tower
Italy

Peregrine falcons discovered nesting in Florence’s bell tower

French countryside sees alarming ‘collapse’ of bird populations
France

French countryside sees alarming ‘collapse’ of bird populations

Seven places to see wild flamingos in Italy
Italy

Seven places to see wild flamingos in Italy

‘Three million’ birds flew from Denmark since 1970s: report
Denmark

‘Three million’ birds flew from Denmark since 1970s: report

What a hoot: Alhambra welcomes new night time visitors
Spain

What a hoot: Alhambra welcomes new night time visitors

Swiss feather thief gets three years in jail
Switzerland

Swiss feather thief gets three years in jail

Swiss birdwatcher charged with stealing feathers from museums
Switzerland

Swiss birdwatcher charged with stealing feathers from museums

King Carl Gustaf’s guards are under attack – from aggressive birds
Sweden

King Carl Gustaf’s guards are under attack – from aggressive birds

Birdwatching in Varanger, Finnmark
Norway

Birdwatching in Varanger, Finnmark

Pets or pests? Quaker parrots invade Madrid parks
Spain

Pets or pests? Quaker parrots invade Madrid parks

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying
Germany

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying

Pooping birds plague Swedish tourist town
Sweden

Pooping birds plague Swedish tourist town

German city says ‘nein’ to woman’s nine parrots
Germany

German city says ‘nein’ to woman’s nine parrots

Spain busts gang trafficking rare falcons for racing in UAE
Spain

Spain busts gang trafficking rare falcons for racing in UAE

Never rains but it pours for guano-hit Rome
Italy

Never rains but it pours for guano-hit Rome

Seagull steals camera for amazing bird’s eye selfie

Seagull steals camera for amazing bird’s eye selfie

Spanish town to put its pigeons on the pill
Spain

Spanish town to put its pigeons on the pill

Spain’s newest export to France: Vultures

Spain’s newest export to France: Vultures

German macaws go forth and multiply in Brazil
Germany

German macaws go forth and multiply in Brazil

IN PICTURES: Denmark’s eight new bird breeds
Denmark

IN PICTURES: Denmark’s eight new bird breeds

Hermit thrush uses harmony like humans
Austria

Hermit thrush uses harmony like humans

Munich customs find 200 dead birds in a suitcase
Germany

Munich customs find 200 dead birds in a suitcase

Street Parade revellers keep quiet for baby birds
Switzerland

Street Parade revellers keep quiet for baby birds

Swedish ornithologists keep webcam watch
Sweden

Swedish ornithologists keep webcam watch

Sagrada Família falcons welcome new chicks
Spain

Sagrada Família falcons welcome new chicks

Vatican hires hawk to protect Pope’s doves
Italy

Vatican hires hawk to protect Pope’s doves

VIDEO: Norway’s ‘reality TV with wild birds’
Norway

VIDEO: Norway’s ‘reality TV with wild birds’

Storms kill thousands of birds on French coast
France

Storms kill thousands of birds on French coast

Brits cry fowl over Spanish-led duck cull
Spain

Brits cry fowl over Spanish-led duck cull

Bird brains ‘can solve monkey puzzles’
Germany

Bird brains ‘can solve monkey puzzles’

Glass deathtrap kills flock of Swedish birds
Sweden

Glass deathtrap kills flock of Swedish birds

Court: No payout for bird strike passengers
Germany

Court: No payout for bird strike passengers

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor
Germany

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor

Unique baroque feather room opens for visitors
Germany

Unique baroque feather room opens for visitors

German tackles bird deaths with cat tax idea
Germany

German tackles bird deaths with cat tax idea

New sandy bird island rises off North Sea coast
Germany

New sandy bird island rises off North Sea coast

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics
Germany

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics

Speed trap turned into bird house
Germany

Speed trap turned into bird house

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds
Germany

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen
Germany

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen

Birdwatchers flock to Stockholm for rare sparrow sighting
Sweden

Birdwatchers flock to Stockholm for rare sparrow sighting

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Sweden

Swedish man dies from rare parrot fever

Rare owl convalescing in southern Sweden
Sweden

Rare owl convalescing in southern Sweden

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Sweden

Heavy floods claim avian victims

Swedish researchers discover new bird species
Sweden

Swedish researchers discover new bird species

Cranes – and nature-lovers – flock to Swedish lake
Sweden

Cranes – and nature-lovers – flock to Swedish lake

Municipality takes fight to defecating gulls
Sweden

Municipality takes fight to defecating gulls

Sale of old stuffed bird goes to Supreme Court
Sweden

Sale of old stuffed bird goes to Supreme Court

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Sweden

Boy accidentally shoots grandmother dead

Swedish birds ‘scared to death’: veterinarian
Sweden

Swedish birds ‘scared to death’: veterinarian

Man facing prison for catching 13,000 birds
Sweden

Man facing prison for catching 13,000 birds

Swedish birds in ‘record’ non-stop flight to Africa
Sweden

Swedish birds in ‘record’ non-stop flight to Africa

Angry birds in Swedish preschooler assault
Sweden

Angry birds in Swedish preschooler assault

Rare owls breed again after good ‘lemming-year’
Sweden

Rare owls breed again after good ‘lemming-year’

Swede jailed for catching 13,000 wild birds
Sweden

Swede jailed for catching 13,000 wild birds

Swan ‘chaos’ erupts after Swedish rocket attack
Sweden

Swan ‘chaos’ erupts after Swedish rocket attack

Nordic police close in on rare egg thieves
Sweden

Nordic police close in on rare egg thieves

‘Angry birds’ strike fear in Swedish golfers
Sweden

‘Angry birds’ strike fear in Swedish golfers

Swedish PM told: don’t munch birds in Cyprus
Sweden

Swedish PM told: don’t munch birds in Cyprus

Swedish police crack stolen egg case
Sweden

Swedish police crack stolen egg case

Mystery highway dough spill massacres birds
Norway

Mystery highway dough spill massacres birds

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Switzerland

Thieves steal 230 Zurich pigeons

This tiny bird just flew 2,400 km from southern Spain to Sweden at a ‘spectacular’ speed

This tiny bird just flew 2,400 km from southern Spain to Sweden at a ‘spectacular’ speed

Number of partridges, other birds have dropped by 80 percent: report
Germany

Number of partridges, other birds have dropped by 80 percent: report

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany
Germany

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany

Top French chefs want banned bird on menu
France

Top French chefs want banned bird on menu

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation
Germany

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation

Tidy wilderness rule blocks vultures’ return to German Alps
Germany

Tidy wilderness rule blocks vultures’ return to German Alps