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Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

- 628 days ago -
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 )

- 646 days ago -
Photographer Richard Barnes captures the mesmerizing geometric patterns created by flocks of European starlings.
Wings to Paradise   video
Offbeat  (tags: wings, birds, flight, nature, beautiful )

- 658 days ago -
Just beautiful!
'Dirds' Are the Internet's Hottest New Hybrid Animal
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- 725 days ago -
Move over "Cava-poo-chon" because there's a new mixed-breed animal in town being crowned the world's cutest hybrid animal. "Dirds," also known as "Dogbirds," are an awesome breed that meshes the best qualities of a dog.
Atlas Tracks Changes of Britain and Ireland's Birds - in Pictures
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- 738 days ago -
A new atlas of 1,300 maps shows the patterns of distribution, abundance and change among 296 bird species in Britain and Ireland. The Bird Atlas 2007-11 is a partnership between British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), Scottish Ornithologists' Club and
Waders and Sea Birds Take Flight for the 'Snettisham Spectacular'
Offbeat  (tags: pets, birds, society, wildlife )

- 810 days ago -
Snettisham Bird Reserve lies on the edge of 'The Wash', one of the most important bird estuaries in the UK, supporting over 300,000 birds.
Bird Watcher's Dream Shots Gallery
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pictures, birds, nice, baby animal, bird, flaming, owl )

- 835 days ago -
Wonderful world of birds - flamingos, owls, mocking birds, and more. Enjoy!
Beautiful Birds: Wildlife on Your Doorstep - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, wildlife, birds )

- 840 days ago -
We asked you to share your July pictures of the animals around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Here's our pick of the best birds - from nosy lorikeets to imperious kestrels.
Trapped Pigeons Rescued By Three Emergency Vehicles
Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, rescue, fire engines, police, birds, humans )

- 878 days ago -
Three trapped pigeons were rescued by two fire engines, a police car and the RSPCA on a Durham high-street.
Conservationists Condemn Shooting of Flamingo in Malta
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- 895 days ago -
Conservationists have condemned the shooting down of a flamingo at Salina Bay in Malta. The police have since arrested three men in connection with the incident.
Birdsong for Beginners: The Most Common Bird Calls in British Gardens! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birds, song )

- 949 days ago -
Want to brush up on your birdsong? Here are the calls of some of the most common birds in British gardens.
Osprey Makes Return to New Hampshire From Brazil, a 5,000-Mile Trip (VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: Art Osprey, birds, wildlife, nature, true love, video )

- 961 days ago -
We may never understand how Art the Osprey managed to do this -- but he went to some incredible lengths for his mate.
I Am FED UP With Murderous Bird Advocates Who Call for Poisoning Feral Cats!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, birds )

- 974 days ago -
An Audubon Magazine writer's suggestion to poison feral cats with acetaminophen, and the resulting shenanigans, have me seeing red.
Cupid and Kenya: A Tale of Two Lovebirds
Offbeat  (tags: lovebirds, africa, parrots, small, interesting, just for fun, birds )

- 1031 days ago -
Because these species are so common in captivity and are small, I think people tend to forget that they are small parrots, that they exist in the wild and are the native species of other countries. Lovebirds are from Africa.
First Nest Ever Discovered of One of the World's Most Endangered Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, birds )

- 1036 days ago -
The first known nest of one of the world's rarest birds - the Critically Endangered Stresemann's Bristlefront - has been discovered in Brazil. Of perhaps equal significance is that strong evidence of active nestlings was also found.

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