Bird

Reconstruction of World’s Largest-Ever Flying Bird, 
Pelagornis sandersi. Reconstruction art by Liz Bradford.  Courtesy of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich.

Connecticut Museum Researcher ID’s Largest Flying Bird

A fossil found in South Carolina has revealed a gigantic bird that apparently snatched fish while soaring over the ocean some 25 million to 28 million years ago.

07/07/2014

Sue Bird #6 of the United States dribbles against Australia during their Basketball Game on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Injury Keeps Sue Bird Out For WNBA Season

While former UConn star Sue Bird recovers from knee surgery, she’ll be sidelined for the WNBA season and will be doing some work for ESPN.

05/26/2013

Southwest Airlines (File: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images News)

Flight To Bradley Lands Safely After Bird Strike

Officials at Bradley International Airport say a flight from Florida landed safely and on time this afternoon, after apparently hitting a bird 25 miles south of the airport.

10/03/2012

2012 U.S. National Women's Basketball team (Jesse D. Garrabrant/National Basketball/Getty Images)

U.S, Women’s Basketball, With Multiple UConn Connections, Ready To Play

Coach Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women’s basketball team, including former UConn players Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tina Charles, say they’re ready to begin the quest for gold.

07/27/2012

WTIC Photo

We Think It’s A Hawk?

This large bird seems to have taken up residence near the WTIC studios in Farmington. Click through to see more photos, and help us identify the species.

01/12/2012

Swin Cash (Darren Abate/AP Photo)

Former UConn Stars Stand Out In WNBA’s All-Star Game

Former UConn star Swin Cash was named MVP of the WNBA All-Star Game, though her West team lost to the East,, 118 to 113, including 15 points from another UConn standout, Tina Charles.

07/23/2011

UConn Maya Moore vs Baylor for DL 4 4 10

Five UConn Stars — Bird, Cash, Charles, Moore, Taurasi — On WNBA All-Star Teams

Five former UConn women’s basketball stars — Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi are among those chosen for the WNBA All-Star teams.

07/15/2011

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