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  1. niche drama
    Feral Peacocks Are Tearing Southern California ApartBoth literally and figuratively.
  2. extremely online
    This Parrot Deserves His Own WoodstockWe could listen to those riffs and vocals all day.
  3. urban fauna
    A Day With New York’s Bird ParamedicsDuring migrations, thousands of birds crash into skyscrapers. And a few volunteer EMTs rush in to help.
  4. sorry
    Please Don’t Kiss the Chickens!The CDC is begging you.
  5. squatters’ rights
    These Giant Birds Have an Inspiring Commitment to MayhemA flock of condors laid claim to a woman’s house in Southern California, destroying and pooping on everything in sight.
  6. trailer mix
    Naomi Watts Movie Penguin Bloom Isn’t Even About PenguinsThe bird is a metaphor.
  7. how stuff works
    Drew Barrymore Does Not Understand How Birdhouses Work“I need to know because every time I stare at it, it gives me anxiety. Like, do they have to force themselves through there?”
  8. trust me i should know
    Everything Real Housewife of Potomac Monique Samuels Uses to Care for Her Parrot“I call him a puppy with wings.”
  9. flying above the drama
    T’Challa’s Real Housewife Behavior, Explained by a Parrot ExpertThe Real Housewives of Potomac’s rising star has already left his (claw) mark on this season, but is he cut out for the reality-TV lifestyle?
  10. animals
    In New Mexico, the Birds Are Dying at Alarming RatesAnd wildlife experts don’t know exactly why.
  11. animals
    The Peacock That ‘Screams Relentlessly’ Has a PointImagine responding to this current moment with anything other than a piercing scream.
  12. black birders
    Black Birding Is About HopeTalking to Corina Newsome, co-organizer of the first-ever Black Birders Week.
  13. cut opinion pages
    Look at This Incredibly Sexy BirdShe goes by secretary bird.
  14. animals
    Looks Like I’m Going to Become an Expert on Bird MatingNetflix has released a 51-minute-long documentary on bird sex.
  15. for whom the bird tolls
    World’s Loudest Bird Seduces Females by Screaming in Their Faces“They just really seem to be socially awkward.”
  16. sliding doors
    Lana Del Rey Almost Named Her Latest Album Bird WorldPicture it: a world … of birds.
  17. summer terror
    The Birds Are Mobilizing Against UsHot girl summer, meet incredibly aggressive bird summer.
  18. roll clip!
    The Birds in Netflix’s New Nature Doc Are Some Big Ole FreaksTickle my face with your tail feather so I know it’s real.
  19. bird crime
    Wow, I Hate This Bird Box Sequel IdeaA species called “great tits” (!!) has been killing and eating the brains of fellow birds.
  20. franzenology
    Jonathan Franzen Says He’s Met Cats He LikesThe world’s unofficial birding ambassador extends an olive branch to cat people.
  21. sad bird science
    You Can’t Be Both Hot and Talented, If You’re a Male BirdSad news from science.
  22. the panopticon
    A List of Every Animal That Humans Can Spy on With Facial RecognitionIt’s way more than you think.
  23. drunk animals
    ‘Drunk Birds’ Are Terrorizing a Town in MinnesotaIt’s avian anarchy in Gilbert, Minnesota.
  24. 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.
  25. meanwhile in canada
    I Truly Cannot Believe That Canada Still Does Not Have a National BirdA travesty is unfolding beyond the 49th parallel.
  26. 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.
  27. select all
    Cockatiel Sings iPhone Ringtone to Get Owner’s AttentionBoth sad and impressive.
  28. select all
    Australian Broadband Has a Cockatoo ProblemThe birds have already caused $80,000 in damages and counting.
  29. vanity
    These Birds Just Want to Be Hot and Wear MakeupIs that too much to ask?
  30. animal control
    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.
  31. 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 […]
  32. Stuttering Birds Are Helping Scientists Understand How Humans Learned to TalkWhat another species’ speech impediment reveals about our own capacity for language.
  33. Humans and Wild Animals Talk to Each Other, Find HoneyCross-species communication for the win.
  34. The Chicken Obsession That Defined Animal ResearchHow one guy’s weird fascination with his pet birds shaped what we know about animal behavior.
  35. City Birds Are Disturbingly More Disheveled Than Country BirdsJust like Marcus Aurelius would have predicted.
  36. Bird Brains Are Packed With a Ridiculous Number of NeuronsIt’s why they’re so smart. Duh.
  37. look of the day
    Why Not Wear a Bird on Your Head?By Kate Middleton’s favorite hatmaker.
  38. urban fauna
    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.
  39. Israeli Vulture Detained on Charges of EspionageAn Israeli vulture drifted into Lebanese airspace Tuesday.
  40. international drama
    Taylor Swift’s Film Crew Has Upset New Zealand ConservationistsIt’s all about those shake shake shaking vehicles.
  41. Taylor Swift Maybe Harmed a Lot of Birds Making Her Latest Music VideoAnd they weren’t turkeys.
  42. urban fauna
    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.
  43. Will Ferrell Is Tired of Answering Personal Questions About His BirdHere’s a clip from Will Ferrell’s visit to last night’s Conan, where O’Brien overwhelms him with tons of personal, invasive questions about […]
  44. mutual admiration society
    Mystical 8-Year-Old Is Worshipped, Bestowed With Gifts by Wild CrowsEarrings, paper clips, heart pendants, and other shiny trash.
  45. the avian menace
    Yet Another Bird Attack Grounds LaGuardia FlightFor the second time this week.
  46. the avian menace
    Birds Fail to Take Down a Plane Near LaGuardiaThe avian menace strikes again.
  47. flying puppies
    Missing Famous Parrot Found Safe in CanarsieTruman was “screaming” in some guy’s yard.
  48. flying puppies
    Famous Parrot Named After Jim Carrey Movie on the Loose in New YorkTruman’s owner would like him back.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hundreds of Dead Birds Discovered in New Jersey HomeLike an extra-bizarre episode of Hoarders.
  50. exotic pets
    Field Guide to Birds: The New Status Pet Decoding Tatler’s suggestions for this hilarious “new trend.”
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