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In A Flap: Soho Owl Bar Loses Cocktails And Charity Amid Welfare Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: owls, owl bar, london, soho, cocktails, alcohol, uk, birds )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - londonist.com
When news broke last week that Soho would be getting a pop-up cocktail bar complete with resident owls, enthusiasm was matched with concern over the appropriateness of the scenario for the birds.
Solar Farm Sets 130 Birds on FIRE: Extreme Glow of Power Plant Ignites Creatures Mid-Air During Tests
Offbeat  (tags: solar, solar plant, birds, fire, sad news, power plant )

Scooby
- 7 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
More than 100 birds have been injured during testing of a new solar power farm.
Earth: Knots' Incredible Night Time Display Captured on Film
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, wildlife, birds, Knots )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
Programme makers have used a military-grade thermal imaging camera to film the spectacle of thousands of knots wheeling through the air at night for the first time
Mystery of Robins' Nighttime Singing Probed
Offbeat  (tags: birds, robin, singing )

Ray
- 11 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A new project at Glasgow University aims to help resolve why robins are up all night singing in cities.
Panama Bans Construction on Wetlands
Offbeat  (tags: Panama, wetlands, birds, construction boom, Juan Carlos Varela, bill signed )

Angela
- 20 days ago - msn.com
Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela signed a bill on Monday aimed at protecting the wetlands outside the capital, Panama City, from a construction boom. Under the new law, construction is banned in a 85,000-hectare-stretch (210,000 acres) of the Bay o
Birds "Moonwalk" to Impress the Ladies
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, red-capped manakin, Moonwalk, animals, bizarre, environment, humor, interesting, off-beat, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 20 days ago - video.nationalgeographic.com
Move over, James Brown. When looking for a mate, the male red-capped manakin snaps his wings and dances on a branch to catch a female's eye
Remote Tokyo Island Seeks Feral Cat Adoption to Protect Seabirds
Offbeat  (tags: protection, cats, wildanimals, Mikura-jima Island, birds, feral cats, adoptions )

Naoko
- 26 days ago - mainichi.jp
A Chiba Prefecture-based research institute is looking for cat lovers to adopt kittens of feral cats inhabiting a Tokyo island in a bid to protect seabirds that nest there.
A Selection of Great Owl Moments
Offbeat  (tags: owls, selection, birds, animals, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, wildlife )

Lone
- 39 days ago - ba-bamail.com
VIDEO: Owls are a unique species of birds. They're nightly hunters, silent and watching.
A Selection of Great Owl Moments
Offbeat  (tags: owls, birds, hunters, animals, culture, environment, funny, humans, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 61 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Owls are a unique species of birds. They're nightly hunters, silent and watching. They have some of the softest wings in the world, largest eyes of any bird species, and have long since been associated with wisdom in many a folklore.
Crested Auklets Winter In The Bering Sea
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, environment, interesting, odd, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 61 days ago - kplu.org
Crested Auklets bark like Chihuahuas. Also, these seabirds exude an odor of oranges from a chemical they produce that repels ticks.
Goose Takes A Wrong Turn, Winds Up Bird Celebrity In Oregon
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, environment, humans, interesting, odd, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 62 days ago - nwnewsnetwork.org
A bird rarely seen in North America has turned a small bay on the Oregon Coast into a major destination for bird watchers this winter. Sarah Swanson and her husband Max Smith run a blog in Portland called the Must-See Bird Blog. They tried to explain what
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
- 90 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 )

JeanisAWA
- 98 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 )

JeanisAWA
- 102 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
- 129 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Great bustards eat toxic beetles to clear parasites and look healthier, study says.
 

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