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What a wonderful bird with the most delightful of calls… The Common Loon, or the Gavia immer, is an interesting bird. One might confuse them with a pretty duck. Until, they see them walk, an awkward, injured-looking gait or hear their wolf-like howl call, only prettier. These birds have red eyes, imagine for a moment…its late at night… you are hanging about some foggy lake or marsh and there are a pair of red eyes and a mesmerizing howl, you might be a bit scared. Don’t lie… you might. =) But don’t worry, it just the Common Loon and they are not likely to walk over to you anytime fast. As the poster of this video noted, “Observers frequently think these birds are injured when [&hellip

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  Q. Why do owls avoid making love in a storm? A. Because it’s too wet to woo A bird in the hand is not good table manners. Q. What kind of bird opens doors? A. A kiwi! Q. What kind of birds do you find in church? A. Birds of prey. Q. What language do birds speak? A. Pigeon English! Q. What’s a duck’s favourite TV programme? A. The feather forecast. Q. Where do birds invest their money? A. In the stork market! Q. Where do blind sparrows go for treatment? A. The Birds Eye counter Q. Which birds steal soap from the bath? A. Robber ducks! Q. Which kind of bird picks up heavy things? A. A crane! When vultures fly, are they [&hellip

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Super cute little hummingbaby, he is in torpor (sleeping state) and it sounds like he is snoring…which is sooooooooooooooo adorable but he is not really snoring. You can read more below… According to the person who posted the video, a female Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus amethysticollis) sleeps in Peru. (check out pictures added below) Alright, Thank you Reddit for blowing this up. Lets clear a few things up here. The bird is in a container that is attached to machines that measure how much oxygen the bird is consuming. The noise you are hearing is the hum of the machines in the background (the main one being the FoxBox… http://www.sablesystems.com/products-prod_foxbox.html?sub=details). The noise is actually a lot more quiet than it seems, for whatever reason my camera [&hellip

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