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Bird Watcher's Dream Shots Gallery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, birds, nice, baby animal, bird, flaming, owl )

Zora
- 1742 days ago - onebigphoto.com
Wonderful world of birds - flamingos, owls, mocking birds, and more. Enjoy!
Turkey: Israeli Bird Cleared of Spying Allegations and Released!
Offbeat  (tags: Turkey, funny, Israel, bird, spying, released, bizarre )

Giana
- 1758 days ago - trutv.com
Authorities in Turkey have officially cleared a bird that they had detained amidst allegations that the little guy was spying for Israel. Strangely, this is not the first time they have examined a bird that they suspected of spying for the Israelis.
Condor Gets Loose At Hockey Arena During Bakersfield Condors Pre-Game (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, condor, NHL, gets loose, confused, bird, mascot, video )

Barb
- 1926 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Note to sports franchises: Bringing a live version of your team's mascot into the arena is not necessarily a good idea. This is especially true if your club's namesake is a wild animal, like a condor.
The Wonder of Feathers
Offbeat  (tags: bird, feathers, color, wonder, insulation, keratin, flight )

Naoko
- 2192 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
It is not just that birds have feathers, but the feathers form their bulk, weighing in at more than their skelton. Feathers provide color and crypsis, insulation and air-conditioning, streamlining, buoyancy and waterproofing;
FEATHERY FLIGHT
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, jungle fowl, found, Bangladesh )

Trequl
- 2584 days ago - daily-sun.com
Carrying rainbow colours all over, a Red Jungle Fowl goes airborne sensing presence of a human in the vicinity. The fascinating bird was spotted at Burigoalini point of the Sundarbans recently.
Cuckoos Mimic Hawks to Scare Their Hosts
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Trequl
- 2584 days ago - daily-sun.com
Cuckoos have evolved plumage patterns that give them a hawk-like appearance to scare the birds whose nests they invade, say scientists.
Globally Endangered Species Found in Tanguar Haor
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, pochard, found, Bangladesh )

Trequl
- 2584 days ago - daily-sun.com
One Baer's Pochard, a globally endangered species, has been spotted in Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj by a survey team of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Cuckoo in Egg Pattern 'Arms Race'
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, Cuckoos, egg, brood )

Trequl
- 2616 days ago - daily-sun.com
Cuckoos' egg forgery skills are increasingly being put to the test, as host birds evolve better defences, say scientists. These brood parasites, as they are called, are master deceivers - hiding their eggs in other species' nests.
MU Researcher Works To Save One Of The World's Most Endangered Birds
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, Kingfisher, endangered )

Trequl
- 2616 days ago - us.mc394.mail.yahoo.com
The Tuamotu Kingfisher is a multicolored, tropical bird with bright blue feathers, a dusty orange head, and a bright green back.
'Oldest Bird in US' Raises Chick
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, albatross, oldest, spotted )

Trequl
- 2625 days ago - daily-sun.com
The oldest known bird in the US, a Laysan albatross named Wisdom, has been spotted with a chick. This image of the bird with its newly-hatched chick was taken by US Geological Survey (USGS) scientists at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge ..
Bird Wakes Cat (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bird, cat, best friends forever, awe-factor, irrisistable video, goodnews )

Barb
- 2652 days ago - care2.com
You might think waking that waking a cat is a dangerous job for a bird, but that's not the case for these best friends.
A Rare Inhabitant of Hills
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, rare, beauty, inhabitant, hills, found )

Trequl
- 2686 days ago - daily-sun.com
On our way to Remakri of Bandarban a very small andcolourful bird attracted our attention near Tindu (E 92˚20.973 N 21˚53.214). It was busy grabbing insects when it was done with chirruping. We were amazed by the beauty of the smart bird.
Kokako Discovery in New Zealand | BirdLife Community
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, Kokako, threatened, discovered )

Trequl
- 2733 days ago - birdlife.org
Threatened North Island Kokako have been discovered nesting in Auckland's Waitakere Ranges for the first time in 80 years.
Jazz Musician Collaborates With Birds and Whales
Offbeat  (tags: jazz musician, music, bird, whales, harmony )

Simone
- 2822 days ago - animals.change.org
Ask just about any musician, and they'll tell you that their craft is a universal language. A Beethoven sonata is a Beethoven sonata in Greek, Turkish, English, or Swahili. You can walk on stage in a jazz club anywhere in the world and sit in with the
Touching Pictures of the Robin Who Adopted a Tree Surgeon and Visits Every Day for Lunch
Offbeat  (tags: red robin, bird, tree surgeon, bonding, friendship, lunch times )

Simone
- 3085 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They are known as the gardener's friend and brighten up many traditional Christmas cards perched on a spade. But, as these extraordinary pictures show, one robin has become much closer to a tree surgeon. The extra tame bird flies to John Hancock'
 

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