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Flight paths of birds in the sky

Flight paths of birds in the sky

Impressive videos of birds in flight, creating elegant drawings in the sky, from Dennis Hlynsk.   Watch the videos…

By |January 24, 2014|Animals|

Bird steals egg camera and films penguin colony

Bird steals egg camera and films penguin colony

A striated caracara, intrigued by a spy egg-cam, decides to fly off with the camera but in the process captures the first ever aerial footage of a rockhopper penguin colony shot by a flying bird.    Watch the video…

By |January 21, 2014|Animals|

Why do some birds fly in a V?

Why do some birds fly in a V 1

Some birds flying in a ‘V’ shape formation. This pattern is thought to give the birds behind an aerodynamic advantage.    Take a look at the video…

By |January 20, 2014|Animals|

British tiny bird is a record breaker

British tiny bird is a record breaker

The red-necked phalarope, one of Britain’s rarest birds is a record breaker. It achieved one of the world’s great migrations when it clocked up a remarkable 16,000 miles, in a round-trip from Shetland to Peru.

By |January 17, 2014|Animals|

The world from a flying bird

The world from a flying bird

Over the past few months Claytonias F. was traveling around the US with a quadcopter drone and GoPro, shooting and collecting aerial videos. This Is some of what I shot…

The singing Charming bird watch

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The Charming bird watch is the world’s first ever made singing bird automata wristwatch, unveiled as part of the Jaquet Droz’s 275th anniversary celebration.    Have a look at the video…

Bird Sundog

Bird Sundog

Rare but rewarding to see, a little rainbow off to the side of the Sun, such spectacles are known as sundogs, mock suns or parhelia. Sundogs are just sunlight refracting through hexagonal falling ice crystals in the Earth’s atmosphere.    Image © Juan Manuel Pérez Rayego

Mysterious Structures in the Southern Kalahari

Mysterious Structures in the Southern Kalahari

These mysterious grass-and-mud structures are home to a species called sociable weaver birds. In the southern Kalahari, these birds using telephone poles as the structural anchors for their nests.    Image © Dillon Marsh

By |February 19, 2013|Animals|

Cats kill nearly 4 billion birds a year

According to a new study the cute outdoor cats kill between 1.4 billion and 3.7 billion birds a year, and are the leading cause of death among both birds and mammals in the United States!

By |February 4, 2013|Animals|

Hungry bald eagle

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This tiny starling didn’t stand a chance when a hungry bald eagle (the symbol of the United States of America) swooped in for a mid-air snack. The bird flies on, unaware of the enormous predator closing in behind it.    Picture: Rob PALMER

By |January 31, 2011|Animals|
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