Bird Care

Your Dose Of Cuteness For Today -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

I can guarantee that this little puff-ball will be the cutest thing you see today.  You'd think he would be afraid of a hair dryer... But, you'd be thinking wrong.

Chinese Sichuan Bush Warbler Sings Out As New Bird Species

Even though it’s distinctive song tipped researchers off back in May, 1992, the elusive Sichuan bush warbler has hid its identity for over two decades. This shy bird also known by its’ breed name of ‘Locustella chengi’ (honoring the late Chinese ornithologist Cheng Tso-hsin) has been successful in hiding from the gazing eyes of humans.

Cock Of The Walk, Or How Did The Chicken Cross The Sea?

The chickens of Hawaii are a very hardy breed, dissimilar to any that have made their way to your dining room table. While domestic chickens on the mainland no longer resemble their ancient ancestors, those that reside on the Hawaiian islands are a different story. The Red Junglefowl — the chicken's closest living relative — is believed to have been introduced to Hawaii by Polynesians centuries ago.

Geese Ride The Himalayas Like A Roller Coaster

Some humans seek out the Himalayas as a spiritual retreat - some for communing with nature - others for trekking to the highest peaks — but none I think would equate those majestic mountains to an amusement park ride. Additionally, either would migratory birds. But there is a rare breed known as the bar-headed geese (Anser inducus) — who while I’m sure  have never been to Disney World  — use the Himalayan Mountains. . .

Need An Office Assistant? The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Can this Robin handle the demands of an office job, or will Batman have to come to the rescue?

It’s A Scientific Fact Sloshed Songbirds Sing Silly Love Songs

No, we’re not talking about that piano bar where you might catch a a group of inebriated celebrants drinking themselves silly while singing ‘100 Bottles of Beer on the Wall.’ No, in an authentic scientific study, researchers actually got a flock of zebra finches drunk in order to test their vibratos, under the influence!

Parahawking, When Man & Hawk Take To The Skies Together

Parahawking is coming to the U.S. after originating in Pokhara, Nepal. As a new adventure sport, it’s an activity that combines the best of two worlds, namely paragliding and falconry -- where the birds of prey could be vultures, kites, eagles or Harris's hawks.