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American Airlines aircraft hit by bird, dents plane
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(ABC NEWS) A Dallas-bound American Airlines aircraft was struck by a bird Wednesday afternoon after taking off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and at the pilot's discretion, the Airbus 321 returned to the airport about 30 minutes after …

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'Angry Birds' Maker Wants Phones Out as Film Credits Roll
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The creators of "Angry Birds" hope movie theater audiences don't get their feathers ruffled if some filmgoers pluck out their mobile devices at the end of "The Angry Birds Movie" and point them at the screen. Rovio Entertainment is dropping a code in …

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Locally developed 'sonic scarecrow' keeps birds away, finds commercial …
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"If you put up a scarecrow, birds will roost on it," researcher Mark Hinders said in a phone interview from his office in Williamsburg. "You set up propane cannons, they will habituate. Broadcast predator calls, they will learn to ignore it. They will …

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See several migrant birds before they leave
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Cold April, warm April, somewhere between. It's a wash in the end, and our songbirds have figured that out. Sooner or later, winds will blow from the south, and they'll wing their way back from their wintering grounds to our world. Triggered by …

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'Birds' exhibit lands at Toledo Museum of Art
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Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli's Birds, is a free exhibition at the museum that runs through Aug. 7 and was coordinated to coincide with the Biggest Week in American Birding, an annual birding festival, May 6-15, hosted by the Black Swamp Bird Observatory.

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Rovio to distribute a billion Angry Birds augmented reality 'BirdCodes' in …
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Angry Birds maker Rovio has partnered with Zappar to release a billion BirdCodes that can be used to redeem digital items in the Angry Birds Action! mobile game. The codes are part of an augmented-reality campaign that Rovio hopes will blanket the …

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Warm Alaska spring delivers an array of migrant birds earlier than usual
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DONNELLY FLATS — The birds are back. For many of us, two things stand out when we consider spring: green leaves and birds' arrival. When I was a kid, it was spring as soon as I spotted the first robin. Summer began when the tree swallows arrived.

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Kites, birds and cold-blooded creatures
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The Illinois Kite Enthusiasts Club will present synchronized kite dancing with 90-foot kites while professional falconers will present birds of prey from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Also learn about gardening, recycling, composting and outdoor cooking …

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The 10 most common garden birds in Britain – how many can you identify?
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The RSPB's 37th annual garden bird audit, known as the Big Garden Birdwatch, took place earlier this year, with members of the public identifying more than 8 million birds around the British Isles. More than half a million people now regularly take …

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NFL teams should treat quarterbacks like the fragile baby birds that they are
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Take birds for instance. They hatch as bald, blind, useless little mouths and grow to become soaring bald eagles, wizened owls and majestic toucans. They have survived — nay, thrived — because they are nurtured in a sturdy nest by patient caretakers.

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