DailyDirt: Birds Do The Darndest Things
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
It's fascinating to watch birds, not just because birds can fly, but also because some birds are incredibly intelligent and can perform some pretty cool tricks. If you can step away from playing with Angry Birds for a bit, watch a few of these much calmer bird videos.
- A flock of starlings is called a murmuration -- and when a large group of these birds swarms around, there's a really cool "phase transition" effect. Thankfully, these are birds and not killer bee formations.... [url]
- Crows can use a vending machine and create tools without much training. Don't make crows angry, because crows could plot their revenge -- and also teach their kids to get back at us. [url]
- Earthflight is a series of videos featuring birds from all over the world. The bird's eye view of South America looks like they put a GoPro helmet on a condor. [url]
- To discover more interesting biological curiosities, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]