Swan Late: Mourning bird holds up German trains

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.

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

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

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying

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

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

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany

Unusual refugees flee to east Germany

German macaws go forth and multiply in Brazil

German macaws go forth and multiply in Brazil

Munich customs find 200 dead birds in a suitcase

Munich customs find 200 dead birds in a suitcase

Bird brains ‘can solve monkey puzzles’

Bird brains ‘can solve monkey puzzles’

Court: No payout for bird strike passengers

Court: No payout for bird strike passengers

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor

Problem geese deposits frustrate German mayor

Unique baroque feather room opens for visitors

Unique baroque feather room opens for visitors

German tackles bird deaths with cat tax idea

German tackles bird deaths with cat tax idea

New sandy bird island rises off North Sea coast

New sandy bird island rises off North Sea coast

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics

Finding grace in Alpine avian acrobatics

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation

Town pigeon numbers hit hard by renovation

Speed trap turned into bird house

Speed trap turned into bird house

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

Fears grow of deadly tropical virus killing blackbirds

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen

City invasion of ‘wallpeckers’ a boon for tradesmen

Tidy wilderness rule blocks vultures’ return to German Alps

Tidy wilderness rule blocks vultures’ return to German Alps