DailyDirt: For The Birds

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Birds have long been a source of fascination for humankind, and remain one of the few classes of animals with an entire hobby community dedicated to simply watching them. Of course, there are a hell of a lot of types of birds, and most come with complex and intriguing behaviours and characteristics that are unique to them, and which we keep discovering whenever we watch a little longer. Here are just a few examples.

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    Anonymous Coward, May 12th, 2014 @ 9:56pm


    They can talk and have proven to be pretty smart -- we should be breeding a race a super parrots to do our bidding!

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    Pixelation, May 12th, 2014 @ 10:11pm

    "Lots of birds choose long-term mates "

    Lots of mates choose long term birds...

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    Ole Juul (profile), May 13th, 2014 @ 2:52am


    I'm waiting for Google translate to add "parrot". I wonder what they sound like in German.

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    art guerrilla (profile), May 13th, 2014 @ 8:39am

    um, also...

    ...many of them are tasty ! ! !
    i hear passenger pigeon is to die for...

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    Anonymous, May 13th, 2014 @ 5:34pm

    Re: Parrots

    Polly voont a khacka!

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