Bird Facts

44 Fun Facts about Birds - mental_floss List Show Ep. 440

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information.

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I managed to get quite close to this little starling at Crosby beach on a recent visit. There is a large colony of these beautiful and sociable birds there, and if you are especially lucky you can catch one of their...
Photo by Bev Goodwin on Flickr
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My favorite secretary #2
A secretary bird at Burger's Zoo, Arnhem, the Netherlands. Just love the chaotic look of this bird! But don't let it's name & looks fool you: it is a bird of prey! Two other pictures of the same bird can be...
Photo by jinterwas on Flickr
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Phoenix has started taking advantage of the fact that her wings are due for a clipping. She flies from her cage two rooms away right through to the blinds in the formal dining room.
Photo by Julie Edgley on Flickr