Fossilised birds found in wall of 177-year-old school

Fossils of 17 birds were found buried in a wall during renovation of a 177-year-old school building here, with the Zoological Survey of India suggesting that they are the remains of a species of crows.

Smarter birds can solve problems spontaneously

Calling someone bird-brained can be disparaging, but certain bird species are indeed smarter than we think. Crows, for example, solve problems instinctively, although other animals rarely do it spontaneously.

Crows have ability to `reason` just like humans

Researchers have found that crows were more likely to forage when they could attribute changes in their environment due to human presence.

Crows can identify familiar human voices

Crows have the ability to recognise familiar human voices and the calls of familiar birds from other species, say researchers.

Crow reveals her onstage secret

Sheryl Crow has worked hard to master her breathing techniques onstage.