Tag: birds

Nov 20, 2014

What Paris Looks Like from an Eagle’s POV

What Paris Looks Like from an Eagle’s POV

Fly with Victor, a white-tailed eagle as he soars over Paris from the summit of the Eiffel Tower. What a beautiful city!

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Nov 13, 2014

This Bird Talks Like R2D2

This Bird Talks Like R2D2

Watch Bluey the Budgie talk exactly like R2D2! The talented bird was taught by Carli Jeffrey’s 7-year-old daughter who hand-raised him. Carli remarks: “He has always been a curious bird, he was really intrigued by our voices and the cockatoos we have in our garden – he even copied the noise the crested pigeons…

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Nov 10, 2014

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

David Attenborough travels to south Australia to listen to the incredible sounds of the Lyrebird. The birds are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Listen as this lyrebird not only mimics the sounds of surrounding birds but chainsaws, car alarms and camera shutters. The clip…

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Nov 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Bird Lands on Page About Itself

Picture of the Day: Bird Lands on Page About Itself

Photograph by Geir Arne Vian Bird enthusiast Skjalg-Helmer Vian (14) from Vadsø, Norway was reading about the Grey-headed chickadee (Poecile cinctus) when an actual one swooped in to see what all the fuss was about. The boy’s father, Geir Arne Vian captured, the amazing photo opp and the image has been circulating online as…

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Nov 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Picture of the Day: Sky Blends Seamlessly with the Water

Photograph by Kylemraley on reddit Reddit user Kylemraley captured an interesting scene at the Outer Banks in North Carolina with the sky and water blending together perfectly. The Outer Banks (also known as OBX) is a 200-mile (320-km) long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina and a small portion…

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Oct 16, 2014

An Old Man and His Little Friend

An Old Man and His Little Friend

Watch the adorable exchange between an elderly man and a hummingbird in Barretos, Brazil. One provides nourishment and the other brings joy, what a beautiful relationship!

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Oct 13, 2014

Hawk Takes Down Quadcopter in Mid-Air Attack

Hawk Takes Down Quadcopter in Mid-Air Attack

Watch a young red-tailed hawk mistake this quadcopter for prey and swoop in to take it down. The amazing footage shows what it looks like to be hunted by an airborne predator. The video was captured in Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge.

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