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Afghan Police Discover Explosives INSIDE Bird After Shooting It When They Saw Antenna Sticking Out of It
Offbeat  (tags: afghan police, birds, antenna, afghanistan )

Scooby
- 23 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Afghan police have shot dead a large bird carrying a suspected bomb.
Bird Flock Pulls Off Incredible Hitchcock Impression
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, birds, bizarre, performance, interesting )

Jean
- 31 days ago - thedodo.com
It looks like a pretty normal, if dreary, day: A cloudy sky, a couple of birds, a copse of trees. Nothing too strange (beyond the fact that the videographer did a good job filming in landscape).
Cozy Drunk Tank Awaits Birds Who'Ve Had Too Many Boozy Berries
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, birds, odd, news, unusual )

Jean
- 35 days ago - thedodo.com
Winter is fast approaching in Canada's Yukon Territory, and that means birds in the region are scrambling to plump up as temperatures drop. But for Bohemian waxwings, who love to gorge on berries from mountain ash trees, all that eating comes with an
VIDEO - Male Birds Poison Themselves to Appear Sexier
Offbeat  (tags: Great bustards, birds, toxic beetles, parasites, health, animals, bizarre, wildlife )

Lone
- 62 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Great bustards eat toxic beetles to clear parasites and look healthier, study says.
Marie Six - Saving Nature   video
Offbeat  (tags: Marie Six, nature, Bible, Torah, ancient peoples, equality, fish, birds, animals, responsibilities, environment )

Evelyn
- 68 days ago - youtu.be
Marie Six, C2NN member, presents a fascinating different perspective on our responsibilities for our planet - nature, environment, human - and explores historical and religious dimensions of these responsibilities
Engineers Without Degrees - Birds at Work
Offbeat  (tags: birds, nests, animals, design, environment, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 141 days ago - guyaneseonline.wordpress.com
I think we should be happy when someone says we have a bird brain -
Birds of Paradise VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Paradise, animals, environment, unusual )

Lone
- 161 days ago - youtube.com
Beautiful video of very rare birds
When the Last of the Great Auks Died, It Was By the Crush of a Fisherman's Boot Read More: Http://Www.Smithsonianmag.Com/ Smith
Offbeat  (tags: birds, wildlife, culture, photos, environment, off-beat )

Connie
- 166 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Birds once plentiful and abundant, are the subject of a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum
Nesting Hummingbirds : The Photography of Gary Yost
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, environment, interesting, pictures, hummingbirds, wildlife )

Kathy
- 182 days ago - ecology.com
Fine art photographer Gary Yost found a nesting Anna's hummingbird in his front yard, in the fork of a Dodonaea bush. His wife Sondra had been dedicated to feeding the hummingbirds on their property for many years, but they had never seen a hummingbird ne
Passenger Arrested at Cuba Airport With 66 Tiny Birds Sewn Into His Trousers After Customs Officer Spots 'Bulge' - IDIOT!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, smuggler, hah! ya got caught!, idiot, airport, finches, hummingbirds, off-beat, animals, crime )

Julie
- 204 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
All the birds were rare species and had probably been stolen to order for the equivalent of thousands of pounds, police said. The smuggler nearly made it on to the aircraft after a metal detector failed to pick up his feathered contraband.
The Invisible Killer Threatening Millions of Migrating Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, migrating birds, windows, invisible killer, Landlords, Architects, bird friendly, buildings )

Ray
- 217 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Every year, hundreds of millions of birds are killed or injured when they fly into windows. Volunteers who document the collisions are now calling for architects and landlords to make their buildings more bird friendly to reduce the number of deaths.
Why Do Some Birds Sing Through The Night?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birds, song )

Cher
- 236 days ago - wild.enature.com
Many questions come to eNature about night birds calling and other weird and incessant noises in the dark. It seems that there's a lot of activity taking place when most of us expect our birds to be resting.
How Can Birds Sing Without Pausing To Breathe?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, birds, singing, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 245 days ago - wild.enature.com
The birds are singing now, and for good reason: breeding season is in full swing. And it seems to have arrived earlier this year than most.
Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

Kamia
- 289 days ago - dailykos.com
In yet more proof that the U.S. needs to find a different way to deal with those who suffer mental challenges, an elderly woman is being held in JAIL because she sprinkled bread around her house to feed the local crow population!
Beautiful and Eerie Photographs of Starlings in Flight
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, birds, starlings, flight, photos )

Nicole
- 307 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Photographer Richard Barnes captures the mesmerizing geometric patterns created by flocks of European starlings.
 

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