This one came back from the brink!
Vhat vould your Vednesday be vithout vultures?
New series! I am proud to introduce you to Vednesday Vulture, which will cover all of the Old World (Europe, Africa and Asia) and New World (North and South America) species of vulture. Now, I know that some of you might think “Vultures? Ew gross!”, but vultures are actually extremely interesting birds. Hopefully…
Flightless Friday is back, and it’s bringing in the big guns! Er...birds, not guns. Very big birds.
Well, today’s the day! You were all counting down until you could learn about another flightless bird species, right?
Little brown birds!
Teensy flightless birds!
These rheas aren’t the greatest, they’re just greater.
Get ready to learn about a truly modern dinosaur.
As promised, Flightless Friday returns! After covering penguins, we move on to ratites, which are a varied group of large flightless birds that were all previously assigned to the order Struthioniformes, to which ostriches still belong but other species have been more accurately classified.
As you know, I will be continuing the Flightless Friday series with other species of flightless birds, but I wanted to do a round-up post of all of the penguin species.
Can I get a drum roll for today’s penguin?
Despite its name, this penguin is not fully of cheesy goodness.
Grittier version of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds on its way.
Magpies don't steal shiney things are, in fact, likely quite afraid of them.
Not to be outdone by Amazon Prime Air (Amazon's future drone delivery service), U.K.-based bookseller Waterstones has promised its own state-of-the-art system of parcel delivery for those readers too impatient to wait for the mail: O.W.L.S.
Mythbri's angry owl post reminded me that I have been in search of the perfect wings to stick on Castiel's back for my fanart. And most recently I've been working from owl wings, despite my starting with the hawk. What real wings would you put on angels? Demons? Vampires? Harpies? Would you give a supernatural race…
A lone Crested Caracara, the national bird of Mexico, has been spotted in Nova Scotia, Canada. How it got there is anyone's guess, as the species is non-migratory with a range that does not extend north of Texas, but there have also been sightings in Delaware and New Jersey this year.