'Big J' tells the story of how was driving down the road with some buddies, when he spotted two yellow songbirds in the road. He recalls them "actin' weird". One was apparently lying on the ground, "actin' dead" while clinging to a stick. What 'Big J' does next, might just make your heart burst.
We were outside walking this morning and as we approached our house, my daughter said, "The bird's back." I said, "What bird?" She said, "The one that keeps tring to get in my room."
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Explore.org and the National Audubon Society are bringing you this sneak peek into the life of Rachel and Steve Osprey and their chicks. Take a look; you will be hooked after a few minutes. The cam will be on until the family heads south through the Caribbean and South America in September...
Sunday looked like it was going to be a perfect beach day. It got a little overcast by the time we reached Popham Beach State Park, but it was beautiful. We hadn't been to the coast this summer. Then, the BIRDS!
If you're not familiar with Birds With Arms, a single-serving Tumblr that posts images of birds with human arms Photoshopped onto them, Bears With Beaks might make no sense. If you are familiar, and you like Birds With Arms, you'll love this.
Birds are funny creatures, mainly because they're prone to unfortunate (and hilarious) haircuts. They also have a particular knack for jamming out to music, and they're pretty good at it, too! Remember that master beatboxer dubstep bird? That was just a measly intro to birdy talent.
Just as he finished a sermon on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI symbolically released two doves into the air as a call for peace. But soon after the birds took flight, an aggressive seagull began dive bombing one of them. Uh oh. We're generally not superstitious, but we sure hope this isn't a sign of bad things to come.