Welcome to Stories, a place to explore—and be inspired by—the wonder of our natural and cultural worlds.

Toothy Grins from the Past
The first 3D reconstructions of extinct Cretaceous birds reveal a reptilian tooth replacement pattern
Something Winged This Way Comes
Our spookiest month brings one of our most maligned birds
Noggins for Noshing?
Animal diets, skull shapes and the limits of convergent evolution
Armenia's White Storks
Nest Neighbors Bring Good Fortune Across the Globe
Sample Tar Pits' Paleo Diets
Gnawing questions answered with fossilized teeth
Fake It 'Til You Make It
How tropical tanagers cheat their way to flashier feathers and hopefully more mates
Three Horned Larks, Two Spotted Doves and a Seasonal Community Science Tradition
The history and value of North America’s longest running community science project: the Christmas Bird Count