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Monday, 16 May 2016

Funky bird facts and discoveries!

Here are some cool links for some funky bird facts and discoveries! Apart from the sandstorm, poor not-so-wee things!

First off, your protector may also be quite partial to eating you!!
Breeding birds that nest above alligators for protection from mammalian predators may also provide a source of food for the alligators living in the Everglades, Florida

Albatross chicks stay still and fall foul of a great sandstorm. Luckily handy humans dug them out!
Sandstorm buries hundreds of albatross chicks.

It is not only humans that have set up farms - a rare bird in Australia is also pretty good at it!
Rare Australian bird farms nourishing manna from trees.

And finally, bird talk is a bit more complex than we realise as scientists find some birds use grammer!
Birds can speak in PHRASES and use grammar: Great tits produce their calls in a specific order to convey complex messages to each other.