What is your favorite type of Bird?

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What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Farhan Lalji » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:23 am

What is your favorite type of Bird?

Personally, my favorite type of bird is the Eagle.

I find Eagles to be swift, majestic, assertive, and shrewd.

I think these qualities are both admirable and respectable.

You can learn a lot from an eagle if you observe them closely.

What is your favorite type of bird? And why?
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Fred » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:38 pm

Well we have a mini macaw, I cannot believe the intelligence of the these birds. Not only do the talk but most importantly they talk appropriately. They use the tease our dog when he was outside in the rain and they were inside. They called the dog for help when some local crows got to close. If I do do some thing wrong they tell me I'm bad. There curiosity to see around the corner or inside a closed box is incredible. Apparently the birds brain has developed in a different manner. There was an African Grey at the U of Southern Cal who had an appropriate vocabulary of more than 900 words. These birds are thought to have the intellect of a 3-5 year old.

Take a look at these crows solving a 3 stage problem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SotnqZPD-Y0
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Farhan Lalji » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:49 pm

Fred wrote:Well we have a mini macaw, I cannot believe the intelligence of the these birds. Not only do the talk but most importantly they talk appropriately. They use the tease our dog when he was outside in the rain and they were inside. They called the dog for help when some local crows got to close. If I do do some thing wrong they tell me I'm bad. There curiosity to see around the corner or inside a closed box is incredible. Apparently the birds brain has developed in a different manner. There was an African Grey at the U of Southern Cal who had an appropriate vocabulary of more than 900 words. These birds are thought to have the intellect of a 3-5 year old.

Take a look at these crows solving a 3 stage problem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SotnqZPD-Y0


Fred,

That is an absolutely wonderful story and your post was a real breath of fresh-air.

Thank you for sharing! :)
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Strangelove » Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:51 pm

Personally I like the Dodo bird.

Dodos have managed to trick scientists into thinking they’ve gone extinct.

So yeah, they’re much smarter than given credit for.

Also Dodos are very tasty indeed.
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Per » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:04 pm

I like tits.
Especially great tits.
In part, I guess, because of their name. 8-)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/nature/sites ... _tit.shtml
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Strangelove » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:21 pm

I once met a harpy with a coupla nice tits.

That was shortly after spending some time with a very interesting psychoactive toad...
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Farhan Lalji » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:31 pm

Per wrote:I like tits.
Especially great tits.
In part, I guess, because of their name. 8-)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/nature/sites ... _tit.shtml






http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/nature/sites ... _tit.shtml

Great tit
Last updated: 21 January 2011

Often mistaken for a blue tit, this large, common garden bird is differentiated from its cousin by its size and the solid black stripe down its front.


I am glad to know that I am not the only one that confuses a Great tit for a blue tit.
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Strangelove » Wed Dec 28, 2011 3:51 pm

Farhan Lalji wrote:I am glad to know that I am not the only one that confuses a Great tit for a blue tit.


This brings to mind a book I read as a tot:

Great Tits, Two Tits, Red Tits, Blue Tits
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Farhan Lalji » Wed Dec 28, 2011 4:31 pm

Strangelove wrote:
Farhan Lalji wrote:I am glad to know that I am not the only one that confuses a Great tit for a blue tit.


This brings to mind a book I read as a tot:

Great Tits, Two Tits, Red Tits, Blue Tits


Hmmmm...

Now that you mention it, I also seem to recall reading a book like that.

I think out of all the tits that were mentioned, the Two Tits piqued my interest the most.
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Strangelove » Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:51 pm

Whilst observing the fauna in the movie Avatar, I could've sworn I saw a pair of blue tits.

In 3-D no less!!

VERY stimulating.....
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Cornuck » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:40 pm

Farhan Lalji wrote:What is your favorite type of Bird?

Personally, my favorite type of bird is the Eagle.


Just saw the first one of the season today.
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Aaronp18 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:17 am

Cornuck wrote:
Farhan Lalji wrote:What is your favorite type of Bird?

Personally, my favorite type of bird is the Eagle.


Just saw the first one of the season today.


Well stop driving like damned idiot!

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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Cookie La Rue » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:27 am

Speaking of crows, they have indeed some serious intelligence. My father is pensioner and on his daily bike tracks he's meeting the same crows always at the same place and doing some things with them. Naturally it has to do with food but they learn quick how to get it easy and are pretty loyal to them who provides.
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Re: What is your favorite type of Bird?

Postby Arachnid » Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:40 pm

Ahhhhh forget the tits....nothing beats a nice pair of Blue Boobies! :drink:

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