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A Couple Find Furry Surprise in Birds' Nest
Offbeat  (tags: cats, kittens, nest )

- 1476 days ago -
Seeing birdsâEUR(TM) nests isnâEUR(TM)t a surprise to Henry and Fiona McGauley, an Irish couple, who have lots of bird feeders in their back garden. But this time, they didnâEUR(TM)t find birds in a nest they discovered. What they found was quite surprising
Cat Takes Shelter in a Nest to Give Birth to Four KittensâEUR¦ and Decides to Keep Her New Home
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, nest, kittens, stray, nest, Ireland, birds )

- 1477 days ago -
Cuddled up to their mother for warmth, four newborn kittens acclimatize to the exciting new world around them - after being born in a bird's nest up a tree.
Pufferfish From Amami-Oshima Named Among Top New Species for 2015
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, puffer fish, new species, nest, art )

- 1487 days ago -
A new species of pufferfish found off the waters of Amami-Oshima, an island in Kagoshima Prefecture, has made a list of top new species for its unusual nest-making skills.
Bird Nest Prevents Christmas Tree Coming Down
Offbeat  (tags: humans, Christmas tree, blackbird, nest, sweet )

- 1963 days ago -
The Northumberland town of Cramlington cannot down their Christmas tree in the town centre because a blackbird has laid eggs in it.
Geese Stole the Eagle Nest - 22/March/2012
Offbeat  (tags: Geese, stole, the, Eagle, nest )

- 2641 days ago -
So many years this was an eagles nest and we always saw the eagles there in spring, but, this spring, two geese hijacked the nest for themselves. If you look at them, they are very nervously looking around everywhere as if they did something wrong.
Birds Have to Learn Nest-Building
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, study, nest, learn )

- 2817 days ago -
Nest-building by birds is not an instinctive skill but rather something they learn and improve upon with experience, Scottish researchers say.
Cuckoos Mimic Hawks to Scare Their Hosts
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, cuckoo, hawk, scare, nest )

- 2974 days ago -
Cuckoos have evolved plumage patterns that give them a hawk-like appearance to scare the birds whose nests they invade, say scientists.
Blue Tits Set Up Home in Ashtray
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, nest, ashtray )

- 3307 days ago -
Wildlife Extra has this week been told of not one, but two blue tit families setting up home in company ashtrays. In both cases, the ingenious birds have turned a metal, wall-mounted metal-box ashtray into the perfect nest site.
Have You Seen a Sun Bear Building a Tree Nest? Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, sun bears, nest, wildlife, environment, protection )

- 3482 days ago -
Many people not even know about sun bear or seen a sun bear, let alone seeing one of them making a nest high on top of the trees.
Bird Bath... Mother Thrush Uses Herself as Dam to Protect Nest From Overflowing Drainpipe
Offbeat  (tags: bird, nest, babies, safety, amazing, animalwelfare, endangered, GoodNews, protection, wildanimals, bizarre, unusual, off-beat, odd, interesting )

- 3670 days ago -
These amazing photographs show the moment a mother bird saved her chicks from being washed away by using her own body as a dam

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