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  1. bird crime
    Wow, I Hate This Bird Box Sequel IdeaA species called “great tits” (!!) has been killing and eating the brains of fellow birds.
  2. franzenology
    Jonathan Franzen Says He’s Met Cats He LikesThe world’s unofficial birding ambassador extends an olive branch to cat people.
  3. sad bird science
    You Can’t Be Both Hot and Talented, If You’re a Male BirdSad news from science.
  4. the panopticon
    A List of Every Animal That Humans Can Spy on With Facial RecognitionIt’s way more than you think.
  5. drunk animals
    ‘Drunk Birds’ Are Terrorizing a Town in MinnesotaIt’s avian anarchy in Gilbert, Minnesota.
  6. Hundreds of Protected Baby Birds Massacred by Dumb HumansA colony of little least terns suffered mass casualties after beach-volleyball players invaded their habitat last month.
  7. meanwhile in canada
    I Truly Cannot Believe That Canada Still Does Not Have a National BirdA travesty is unfolding beyond the 49th parallel.
  8. bird drama
    Messy Hawk Love Affair Plunges NYC Park Into ‘Chaos’After a quick stint in rehab, a female hawk returned home and discovered her mate had been cheating on her.
  9. select all
    Cockatiel Sings iPhone Ringtone to Get Owner’s AttentionBoth sad and impressive.
  10. Australian Broadband Has a Cockatoo ProblemThe birds have already caused $80,000 in damages and counting.
  11. vanity
    These Birds Just Want to Be Hot and Wear MakeupIs that too much to ask?
  12. 70,000 Birds Have Paid the Ultimate Price Since the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’There hasn’t been a bird-related plane crash in New York since Flight 1549, but that safety record has come at an enormous avian cost.
  13. John Oliver Has Some Harsh Words for ‘Disgusting Sky Mice’ Before They Fly […]Last Week Tonight is still on hiatus, but thankfully the show released a new web exclusive where John Oliver covers an extremely important […]
  14. Stuttering Birds Are Helping Scientists Understand How Humans Learned to TalkWhat another species’ speech impediment reveals about our own capacity for language.
  15. Humans and Wild Animals Talk to Each Other, Find HoneyCross-species communication for the win.
  16. The Chicken Obsession That Defined Animal ResearchHow one guy’s weird fascination with his pet birds shaped what we know about animal behavior.
  17. City Birds Are Disturbingly More Disheveled Than Country BirdsJust like Marcus Aurelius would have predicted.
  18. Bird Brains Are Packed With a Ridiculous Number of NeuronsIt’s why they’re so smart. Duh.
  19. look of the day
    Why Not Wear a Bird on Your Head?By Kate Middleton’s favorite hatmaker.
  20. Inside the Avian Clinic That Brings Birds Back From the BrinkNew York birds restored to health after gunshot wounds, mid-flight collisions, and other indignities.
  21. Israeli Vulture Detained on Charges of EspionageAn Israeli vulture drifted into Lebanese airspace Tuesday.
  22. Taylor Swift Maybe Harmed a Lot of Birds Making Her Latest Music VideoAnd they weren’t turkeys.
  23. Gallery: The Birders of Prospect Park, Out in Peak SeasonIt’s a prime stopover for North America’s most colorful birds returning from the tropics.
  24. mutual admiration society
    Mystical 8-Year-Old Is Worshipped, Bestowed With Gifts by Wild CrowsEarrings, paper clips, heart pendants, and other shiny trash.
  25. Yet Another Bird Attack Grounds LaGuardia FlightFor the second time this week.
  26. Birds Fail to Take Down a Plane Near LaGuardiaThe avian menace strikes again.
  27. flying puppies
    Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in CanarsieTruman was “screaming” in some guy’s yard.
  28. flying puppies
    Famous Parrot Named After Jim Carrey Movie on the Loose in New YorkTruman’s owner would like him back.
  29. Hundreds of Dead Birds Discovered in New Jersey HomeLike an extra-bizarre episode of Hoarders.
  30. exotic pets
    Field Guide to Birds: The New Status Pet Decoding Tatler’s suggestions for this hilarious “new trend.”
  31. Patrick Stewart Rescued a Baby Bird in Park SlopeFirst contact!
  32. oh my god
    Eagle Flies Off With Baby in CanadaThe News tried to warn you.
  33. zoom shots
    Zoom Shot: Rhinestones Take Flight in MilanShiny diamanté birds!
  34. Visit Celebirding, a Blog That Mashes Up Celebrities and BirdwatchingAnd it’s pretty cuckoo.
  35. The Birds Have Struck Once AgainJust when a plane was about to take off.
  36. free birds
    Liberty Ross Posts Cryptic Vogue Blog EntryA flying bird.
  37. A Single Terror Bird Blasted This Huge Hole in the Nose of a 737This war is far from over.
  38. Cee Lo Green Just Messing With Us NowHe replaced his cat with a pink bird.
  39. andy cohen
    Watch Andy Cohen Get Attacked by a BirdBut he was in the middle of a really important question!
  40. U.S. Open Victory Speech Interrupted by Important Message From Squawking DudeThree squawks and out.
  41. for the birds
    Fashion Puts a Bird on ItWhat does this mean for the cats??!
  42. New York Times All Over Hawk Sex BeatThe City Room blog continues its obsession with the circle of life, as lived by local birds.
  43. New York City Buildings Doing Their Part to Combat the Avian MenaceBut have they gone too far?
  44. The Flewgitive Returns to CaptivityOur minutes of terror are finally over.
  45. Loose Peacock Terrorizes Upper East SideThe Flewgitive!
  46. There Are a Lot of People With Binoculars and Cameras at Coney Island Right NowThey’re waiting to see a seagull. No joke.
  47. Goose Killers Not Even Bothering With Prospect Park This YearAnother 800 Canada geese will be killed, but NOT in Prospect Park.
  48. One Day, These Will Grow Up to Try to Eat the Yorkie Right Out of Your HandbagThe MTA released another round of photos of baby falcons on our bridges.
  49. Attractive Drug Addict Resembles Exotic Bird, Paper ReportsA “flamingo-esque” felon goes to court.
  50. Commuter Plane Kills One Bird in Apparent AltercationThe battle continues.
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