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Birds beating global warming by adjusting their egg-laying times
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A study of tits, flycatchers and chaffinches has revealed that British woodland birds use spring temperatures to decide when conditions are ideal for nesting, helping to ensure chicks get the best possible start in life. The timing of egg-laying is …

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Shape Of Skulls, Beaks Of Birds Of Prey Not Dependent On Diet: Study
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Further, the bird beaks are believed to be according to adaptation, that is, they develop based on the type of diet they eat. For example, by having toothless beaks, the ancestors of modern-day birds were able to munch on seeds that helped save them …

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Scared birds run away from snowy egret after seeing his crazy fluffed up feathers
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This is the hilarious moment a group of birds run away scared from a fellow heron whose feathers had turned fluffy. The birds couldn't wait to dash after after seeing the frizzy hair belonging to the snowy egret, which began to make its way towards them.

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The world's oldest bird VOMIT proves the ancestors ate fish 120m years ago
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Instead of small beaks to peck with, like the birds we know today, in the time of the dinosaurs birds had strong jaws and teeth. Now one of these ancient birds has given a unique insight into the diet of these creatures thanks to traces found in its …

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Plight of the geese: Birds mistake Boise State's blue turf for a lake
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The human eye has three kinds of cone cells: red, green and blue. According to the National Wildlife Federation, birds have four varieties: red, green, blue and one that's specifically sensitive to ultraviolet (UV) light, plus a "tiny drop of colored …

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Greg Peck: Mother Nature exercises her will with baby birds
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My wife, Cheryl, and I have Boston ivy growing on much of our brick home. It adds a nice element to the look, even though I must climb ladders to trim the fast-growing vines off windows and the roof a half-dozen times each summer. The ivy also attracts …

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There's Something Fishy about This Fossil Bird
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Birds used to have teeth. From the Jurassic time of Archaeopteryx – the first bird – until the mass extinction that closed the Cretaceous 66 million years ago, toothy birds flew through the air and swam through the seas. Depending on your feelings …

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'Andy Rooney' rant on early birds getting the worm
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We checked in with "Andy Rooney" again Monday on WGN Morning News. Here's what he had to say: Sometimes I get but I don't get it at all. Like when people say "The early bird gets the worm." The early birds I know wake me up in the morning with their …

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Chicago's Killer View: The Skyline's Toll On Migratory Birds
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Our questioner Katie Call (right) helps Annette Prince (left) and the Chicago Bird Collision Monitors pack up a day's haul of dead and injured birds. The dead go to the Field Museum to be catalogued; the survivors are headed to Willowbrook Wildlife …

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We can't all breed quails: Pasi nezvihuta, down with the birds!
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Hello my people,I hope I find you well. I am doing very well with my new grandchild. LETTER TO MY PEOPLE BY DOCTOR STOP IT. I am aware that in between breeding quail birds (zvihuta/izagwaca) and other forms of suffering that you go through, you …

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