Ornithology, the branch of zoology that deals with birds. Included in ornithology is the study of all aspects of bird life, such as body structure, how birds learn and behave, and how they find their way when migrating. Ornithologists do research in the evolution, classification, and geography of birds. Most ornithologists work in universities, government agencies, museums, and zoos.
Cahow, or Bermuda Petrel is an ocean bird that nests only in Bermuda. Like other petrels, the bird lives at sea for seven or eight months, returning to shore to nest in burrows and raise its young.
Gallimimus ("chicken mimic") was the largest of the ornithomimids (the "ostrich dinosaurs") known. It has been found only in the Late Cretaceous Nemegt Formation of Mongolia. Learn more about the Gallimimus and other Late Cretaceous dinosaurs.