Video: Screech Owl Being a Chatterbox

screech owl (2)

 

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American Bittern: the “Plumper Lunking,” Camouflaging, Weirdo Bird

american bittern chick

There are some animals that can easily scare the daylights out of you. The Predatory Hawaiian Caterpillar, being one, for example. But, there are also…

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Show the Scarlet Ibis Some Love on Valentine’s Day!

Scarlet Ibis, Endocimus ruber (2)

Habitat: South America and islands of the Caribbean Status: Least Concern I can’t think of a better creature to write about for Valentine’s Day than…

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Extremely Rare, Thought to be Extinct Tooth-billed Pigeon Spotted After 10 years

Didunculus strigirostris, tooth-billed pigeon (2)

Breaking news out of the Samoan island of Savai’i (map for those unfamiliar, like myself): for the first time in 10 years, the little-known and…

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Red-tailed Tropicbirds Walk Like Weirdos But Do Make Cute Babies!

red-tailed tropicbird chick, Phaethon aethereus (1)

Habitat: widespread seabird found across the tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It breeds on remote tropical islands in the southern Indian Ocean…

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Video: Barn Owls Dance to Ke$ha

Video: Barn Owls Dance to Ke$ha

WARNING: this is beyond adorable.

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Video: Emus vs. the Dreaded Weasel Ball

Video: Emus vs. the Dreaded Weasel Ball

Oh, the horror! Run for your lives Emus!!

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Video: Pickup Artist Parrot Wants Kisses

Video: Pickup Artist Parrot Wants Kisses

“Gimme Kiss cmok cmok cmok watch ya doin Gimme Kiss **smooooch**”

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The Breathtaking, Belly Dancing Lilac-Breasted Roller

The Breathtaking, Belly Dancing Lilac-Breasted Roller

image credit: Shacky (keithalancaster.com) image credit: *Simian* image credit: Quasimojo image credit: democraticunderground.com image credit: let me know!! image credit: gerdavs image credit: wild.india image…

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Velvet Purple Coronet: A Breathtaking, Flying Jewel!

Velvet purple Coronet, Boissonneaua jardini (3)

  Habitat found on the West Andean slope in western Colombia and north-western Ecuador Status: Least Concern This breathtaking species of hummingbird is the Velvet…

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