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7 Short And Sweet Kiwi Bird Gifs For All You Kiwi Lovers Out There

In 2018, the Kiwi bird, native to New Zealand, officially moved from the endangered list to "vulnerable." They are incredibly elusive and difficult to capture on film but we gathered a few short gifs, just for you! 

Fun fact about the Kiwi bird, they lay really, really big eggs. We're talking huge, in comparison to the adult Kiwi. And their eggs can weigh up to 1 quarter of an adult kiwi bird's mass! Pretty wild!

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14 Tweets By a Bird Who Defines Itself As Bird Rights Activist And Also Runs For Presidency

Barely English, but understandable because it's written by a bird who fights anti-bird sentiments and is running for president. Shout out for her funny twitter page

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Why don't you make some entertainment for your cat so that he won't get bored when you are out. How about some love TV? it sounds like a Win-Win to us! 


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27 Chirpful Birb Memes Here To Entertain You To The Fullest

A-well-a everybody's heard about the birb! Birb birb birb, b-birb's the word! Get ready for some birb-i-licious memes and snaps to make your day slightly more entertaining! Now... who's ready for some good old quality bird memes? 

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This Little Birdie Latte Art Is Way Too Beautiful To Drink (10 Pics)

This ought to chirp you right up! Honestly, this latte art looks just too precious to drink! The artist @kunit92 is a home barista from Japan, who loves birds and coffee. And what a beautiful combo it is! 

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Carolina Waterfowl Rescue Center Received Thousands Of Knitted Nests For Their Baby Songbirds

When the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue posted on Facebook that they needed some handknitted nest for their rescued injured and abandoned baby birds, the post went viral and thousands got to knitting! The center's gotten thousands of the little nests, from as far away as Canada and Japan. "We look for nests every year," Bayleigh MacHaffie, a wildlife rehab specialist for CRW, told WCNC, "We look for nests every year, ones that people can crochet put together so that we can put our songbirds into them when we do get them in."


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Wildlife Expert Crafted a Beautiful Miniature Living Room For Birds With a Live Stream Camera

Over the last decade or so, MacRae, wildlife expert and consultant, has gained a worldwide following with live streams of wildlife in very human-esque environs. In the winter of 2017, she created a tiny snack bar in her garden, complete with fizzy drinks, bottled water, sandwiches and cupcakes. A micro-microwave oven and a potted plant completed the scene. Now, she moved to her new project - a little nesting box or feeding platform aimed at serving as the perfect draw for curious people who are interested in watching the lifestyle of  the rich and featherly. She can tell you all about it in her blog.Via: Cutesy Pooh

 

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Twitter Thread About a Bird Who Was Throwing Sticks Down a Chimney Before It Was Caught In The Act

Artist @blacksmoke1033 shared the resulting photos after a jackdaw bird (tentatively named Mister Meaner or Edgar Allan Foe) fell down the chimney.

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The Cassowary Is One Of The Worlds Most Dangerous Bird (7 Images)

In the 2007 edition of the Guinness World Records lists the cassowary as the world's most dangerous bird. It is said that during World War II, American and Australian troops stationed in New Guinea were warned to steer clear of them. Not only are they frightening, but they're also out to get you. Enjoy the hilarious commentary by Imgur user, Rastixxx!

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Woman Captures Stunning Bird Images Using a Photo Booth She Sets Up In Her Yard

Lisa M. Ca has always had a love for birds. When she moved from Germany to Michigan to be with her husband she noticed the similarities in climate and the major differences in the varieties of birds. That's when she decided to set up a special photo booth in her yard  which captures hi-res, close-up shots of birds while they eat at the attached bird feeder using a motion sensor to sense when a bird is there. Lisa's photo booth can capture around 7000 photos in one day, which she spends her evenings sorting through to find the best shots. For more: Tumblr/ Instagram/ Facebook / Etsy

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Potoos Is a Weird Looking Bird With The Cutest Face And With Extraordinary Camouflage Skills

Potoos аre nocturnаl birds that roost in trees where they cаn be very cryptic. Despite their look of constаnt surprise spreаd аcross his plаte sized eyes, you're not likely to see the little buggers very often. The potoo is аn expert аt both stаnding still аnd hiding and known for its cаmouflаge plumаge аnd upright perching.The potoo, found from Nicаrаguа in Centrаl Аmericа south to Аrgentinа, however, tаkes cаmouflаge to new heights. Not only does this bird's complex pаttern of blаck, brown аnd grаy plumаge resemble tree bаrk, it аdopts а posture thаt looks like а deаd limb. Pretending to be а broken tree brаnch, а potoo will hold аbsolutely still—аnd successfully hide in plаin sight. Potoos range from 21–58 cm in length with proportionally large heads for their body size and long wings and tails. That might explain their weird and cute look as you can see from this photos below.   


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What started like any typical Friday evening quickly escalated to something much more traumatic for Cecilia Celis and her puppy Lulu. "We were inside making tacos, and we hear crying. We just hear them barking and crying, so we are like 'oh they're just play fighting' and a second later, I just look outside. We see a huge bird fly up, and I yell at the bird, 'get off my dog! Get off my dog!" Celis explains. Surveillance video from Celis'home shows her rushing outside to her two-pound Yorkie who was in the talons of a large bird, possibly a hawk. Lulu survived the bird attack without sustaining serious injuries. Brave Girl! 

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Hundreds Of Baby Flamingos Are Being Airlifted To Safety In South Africa

Meet the man who has been working nonstop to help rescue hundreds of the Flamingo chicks known as 'Lesser Flamingos.' Thousands of baby flamingos are being born all across South Africa and in danger of dying of thirst due to the drought and dam near Kimberley drying out. Mike Bolhuis, bird lover and private investigator, heard about this issue and decided to set up. He helped organize 900 of the birds to be airlifted 325 miles away from the dam to Pretoria, where he is currently housing them on his farm. He is now in need of some volunteers to come to help out with these adorable baby flamingos. Read the full story at NPR.

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Mini-Twitter-Thread About This Little Girl Receiving Gifts From Crows Is Adorably Wholesome

Crows are wildly clever, and not just for birds, but for animals in general. Don't believe us? Read this whole thread below!

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A pheasant, named Phil by the residents of Costessey, Norwich, has staked his claim to a quiet street on a city housing estate. Phil is known to be quite the "terror" as he considers the area to be his territory and guards it fiercely. Residents have taken to carrying bird seeds in case they run into Phil, but otherwise, do their best to avoid Phil entirety. Courtesy of BBC News