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The Hoopoe, Float Like a Feather and Sting Like a Bee!

The Hoopoe, Float Like a Feather and Sting Like a Bee!

      As the national bird of Israel, the Hoopoe is a member of the woodpecker family. With a long beak and distinctive headdress, you can certain...
The Peacock, a Symbol of Good Fortune

The Peacock, a Symbol of Good Fortune

    They’re gigantic, they’re colorful, and they can be found in just about every zoo in existence. Peacocks are one of the more recognizable and t...
“Nevermore,” Says the Raven

“Nevermore,” Says the Raven

    Aside from being a major part in Edgar Allen Poe poems and playing the main character in a few Greek mythology stories, ravens are so much more...
The Personable Parrot, a Conversational Bird

The Personable Parrot, a Conversational Bird

 Parrots are well known for their astounding ability to learn and repeat the words and phrases of their owners. They aren’t just meant for entertai...
Can You Imagine a World Without the Toucan?

Can You Imagine a World Without the Toucan?

    If you’ve ever seen the Disney movie Rio, you’re probably a little familiar with what the toucan looks like. If not, you can find out all you n...
The Fast-Beating Heart of the Hummingbird, and Other Facts You Didn’t Know!

The Fast-Beating Heart of the Hummingbird, and Other Facts You Didn’t Know!

    Hummingbirds have often been viewed as a sign of good luck, love, and joy by Native Americans. Rightfully so, considering that these gentle pol...
The Life of an Eagle, a Predatory Bird

The Life of an Eagle, a Predatory Bird

    Out of all the birds in existence, you probably wouldn’t think that eagles had much of a “spark” to them. They’re large, predatory, and have a ...
Enter the World of the Flamboyant Flamingo

Enter the World of the Flamboyant Flamingo

 The distinct perch of the flamingo is easily recognizable, we’ve all seen their beautiful pink plumes and uncanny ability to balance their weight ...
Penguins: 6 Interesting Facts

Penguins: 6 Interesting Facts

Penguins are one of the more goofy looking birds, with their round shape and adolescent waddle. Don’t underestimate them though, these bulbous crea...
Owls: Amazing Facts that you didn't know!

Owls: Amazing Facts that you didn't know!

There are thousands of bird species on our beautiful planet, but one of the most unique by far has to be the owl. With a distinctively flat face an...