The first batch of cleaned birds will be released back into the wild on Wednesday. It’s a bittersweet success story after nearly 300 seabirds died of hypothermia, unable to shield their bodies from the cold with their gunk-coated feathers.
“I see why parents dread this.”
The Audubon Society’s California chapter wanted to see what your #worstbirdpic and, boy, did Twitter deliver.
It doesn’t have to be that much work.
You’re not an alcoholic compared to the tree shrew. These little guys drink alcohol two hours a night, every night, all year long.
The bird took to bird-based microblogging platform Twitter to offer his or her apologies.
Pigs are actually pretty excellent cuddlers!
Some inkspiration for that tattoo you always wanted.
Birds are really weird. They drink too much, jump too high, and eat whole pigeons live. Here are 10 really awesome facts about birds that will make you want to become a bird nerd.
“Ohmygod, I LOVE sparrows,” said no one ever.
His name is Spike and he’s the boss.
Because internet. Via /r/birdswitharms.
These animals go to astounding lengths.
“Do you live in a zoo or something?”
Bald eagles should be seen, not heard.
Not the safest place to leave your kids, bird.
Do you like belugas and goats but don’t know anything about the pudu or goral? It’s OK — you will soon enough.
These puns are for the birds.
“I don’t care what nationality somebody is, I don’t care how tall somebody is, I don’t care how big or small they are. A person is beautiful because they are true to themselves.”
Bow before your avian overlords!
Meet the Kakapo, a strange, adorable, very frisky bird New Zealanders are desperate to save from extinction.
Are you more of a wise ol’ owl or a rockin’ robin?
By selectively stacking frames, artist Dennis Hlynsky has tracked the flight of bird flocks. And it’s amazing. Via Dennis Hlynsky.
Yes, you’re about to be seriously envious of a bunch of birdhouses.
Most of these reasons are hugs.
This Sparrow-Pug is disturbing levels of cute.
The loon (Minnesota’s state bird) is the best of all birds. Here’s why.
We’ve all been there: You love your go-to cuties but sometimes it gets boring googling the same animals over and over. Whether you’re normally a cat, dog, or pig person, this quiz has got you covered.