For Atlas Obscura, I interviewed an artist who makes sculptures of birds out of paper and wire.
The Burning Birds of India’s colorful matchboxes are designed to inspire people to care about the disappearance of birds.
Spoiler alert: the story refers to The BFG.
The huge mass of birds swirled through the sky — twisting and turning, splitting and merging, singing all the while.
Birds prepare their eggs for the worst, whether the risk comes from predators or just the location of their nests.
Birds build some staggering structures, from nests the size of walnuts to makeshift rafts and even apartment complexes.