Tag: birds

Sep 26, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch Can’t Pronounce “Penguins”

Benedict Cumberbatch Can’t Pronounce “Penguins”

Even when he messes up it just makes him more relatable. Cumberbatch can do no wrong! As a random side note, did you know Emperor penguins (not the ones shown in the video above), can dive to 1,850 feet (565 meters) underwater? That’s deeper than any other bird in the world and deeper than…

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Sep 18, 2014

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

AsapSCIENCE tackles an age-old question in this informative video written and created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments!

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Sep 10, 2014

Blue Heron Eats Gopher to Soothing Commentary

Blue Heron Eats Gopher to Soothing Commentary

Jessie Garza couldn’t figure out why a Blue Heron was hanging around his yard for the past week. Then on June 26, 2014 he discovered the reason. Huh! Some say Kathy still doesn’t care to this day.

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Aug 27, 2014

Just a Cockatoo Feeding Great Danes Biscuits Off the Counter

Just a Cockatoo Feeding Great Danes Biscuits Off the Counter

Watch Spike, an umbrella cockatoo, feed two Great Danes biscuits from a box of treats on the kitchen counter. You can’t make this stuff up! Teamwork baby!

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Aug 7, 2014

Just a Toucan Photobombing a Traffic Camera

Just a Toucan Photobombing a Traffic Camera

A curious toucan was recently caught photobombing a traffic camera in São Paulo, Brazil. The inquisitive bird seemed perplexed by the camera, perhaps mistaking it for food.

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Jul 28, 2014

Thirsty Crow Successfully Lobbies Humans for Water

Thirsty Crow Successfully Lobbies Humans for Water

Crows are considered among the most intelligent of all animals (see here and here for proof). In this video, a crow is seen lobbying a group of humans for some water on a hot and humid day. It takes a while but the bird is ultimately successful, replenishing himself before taking flight. As previously…

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Jul 12, 2014

This is What a Flock of Hummingbirds Looks Like

This is What a Flock of Hummingbirds Looks Like

Not only is the sight of a flock of hummingbirds intriguing but they sound they make is amazing! Watch as a flock descends on two backyard nectar feeders.

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Jun 23, 2014

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

Meet Rufus, the Wimbledon Hawk that has protected the courts from pigeons since 2000. Before Rufus, pigeons would often interrupt play and groundskeepers were deployed to shoo away the birds with varying levels of success. Ever since Rufus joined the security team, Wimbledon has been ‘pigeon interruption free’.

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Jun 18, 2014

This is What a Duck Stampede Looks Like

This is What a Duck Stampede Looks Like

What the duck?!? This video shot in Thailand captures the most ducks I have ever seen on film. Watch as they cross a street and bring traffic to a standstill. The video was originally posted to Facebook but all of the comments are in Thai. Just when you think the stampede is over, a…

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May 23, 2014

Picture of the Day: Air Meal

Picture of the Day: Air Meal

AIR MEAL © Danny Green/National Geographic Swooping in for a landing, an Atlantic puffin brings a meal for its chick on Scotland’s Treshnish Isles. Puffin parents make up to eight food runs a day; each bird can grip 20 or more fish in its beak. The photo is part of the feature…

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