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#Bird

Nesting boxes for swifts being installed at revamped Leinster House
# Conservation
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# Conservation

Nesting boxes for swifts being installed at revamped Leinster House

Aug 27th 2019, 6:05 AM 10,244 Views 30 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the boxes will help protect the threatened species of bird.

Public asked to report sightings of iconic bird sliding towards extinction
# Curlew
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# Curlew

Public asked to report sightings of iconic bird sliding towards extinction

May 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,717 Views 28 Comments

The conservation programme is focusing as a pilot on six of the most important areas for breeding Curlew.

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car
# Chicago
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# Chicago

Driver gets more than he bargained for when woodpecker hitches lift on car

Apr 14th 2017, 11:37 AM 25,416 Views 21 Comments

Not a bad way to get around.

This dog and his bird best friend are the nicest things on Instagram
# Me And Me Bird
# Me And Me Bird

This dog and his bird best friend are the nicest things on Instagram

Nov 14th 2016, 2:09 PM 4,439 Views 1 Comment

Beautiful and pure. :’)

Philippine president literally gives the finger to the EU as he says "F**k you" to them
# Tirade
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# Tirade

Philippine president literally gives the finger to the EU as he says "F**k you" to them

Sep 21st 2016, 10:24 AM 25,095 Views 130 Comments

In a separate speech, Duterte also repeated a vow to shield police or soldiers from prosecution.

Who wants to see a video of Donald Trump cowering in front of a bald eagle?
# Let Us Prey
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# Let Us Prey

Who wants to see a video of Donald Trump cowering in front of a bald eagle?

Dec 10th 2015, 7:50 PM 15,452 Views 41 Comments

Trump vs Uncle Sam.

A White-tailed Eagle has been found poisoned in its nest in Connemara
# Rare Bird
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# Rare Bird

A White-tailed Eagle has been found poisoned in its nest in Connemara

Apr 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 20,545 Views 65 Comments

The bird was within a few days of laying eggs, post-mortem tests revealed.

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...
# Ortolan Substitute
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# Ortolan Substitute

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...

Jan 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,077 Views 29 Comments

You won’t need to force-feed any tiny animals for this version. Or drown them in Armagnac for that matter.

What was that weird bird-eating thing in last night's 'Charlie' all about?
# Charlie
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# Charlie

What was that weird bird-eating thing in last night's 'Charlie' all about?

Jan 12th 2015, 11:05 AM 21,862 Views 30 Comments

The delicacy IS real – although you might have some difficulty finding it today.

Waterford is under attack - from a laughing seagull
# In A Flap
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# In A Flap

Waterford is under attack - from a laughing seagull

Jul 15th 2014, 1:17 PM 26,022 Views 41 Comments

His name is Jonathan.

Pigeon tries to flirt with girl using mating dance, fails miserably
# Hey Gurl
# Hey Gurl

Pigeon tries to flirt with girl using mating dance, fails miserably

Jun 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,166 Views 0 Comments

Humans don’t date birds. Silly pigeon.

Just a little bird dancing to some Daft Punk
# Top Bird
# Top Bird

Just a little bird dancing to some Daft Punk

May 3rd 2014, 3:35 PM 3,001 Views 0 Comments

That’s all. Very casual.

Gardaí still carrying out "extensive investigations" over killing of white-tailed eagle
# Rare Bird
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# Rare Bird

Gardaí still carrying out "extensive investigations" over killing of white-tailed eagle

Apr 19th 2014, 8:15 AM 13,814 Views 47 Comments

A post-mortem carried out on the male eagle confirmed it had been hit with around 50 shotgun pellets.

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
# H5 Strain
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# H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

Apr 16th 2014, 8:54 AM 3,583 Views 6 Comments

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

Meanest parrot ever bites owner and laughs about it
# Polly Wanna Slap
# Polly Wanna Slap

Meanest parrot ever bites owner and laughs about it

Jan 24th 2014, 7:46 AM 1,884 Views 0 Comments

Oliver is the parrot embodiment of all evil.

Adorable baby penguin meets human for first time
# Fuzzy Love
# Fuzzy Love

Adorable baby penguin meets human for first time

Nov 7th 2013, 5:10 PM 3,618 Views 0 Comments

And tries to steal his hat.

Poor Deer Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Poor Deer Pic of the Day

Oct 29th 2013, 10:49 AM 14,188 Views 18 Comments

Just your average bank holiday Monday in Phoenix Park.

WATCH: Talking macaw tells noisy bird to shhhh
# Shush!
# Shush!

WATCH: Talking macaw tells noisy bird to shhhh

Sep 12th 2013, 10:40 AM 1,461 Views 0 Comments

Some birds have no manners.

Man saves mole's life by bargaining with bird
# Circle Of Life
# Circle Of Life

Man saves mole's life by bargaining with bird

Jul 19th 2013, 9:47 AM 1,303 Views 0 Comments

An epic tale of honour and bribery.

9 facts which will make you regret not thinking about cockatoos before
# Bird Is The Word
# Bird Is The Word

9 facts which will make you regret not thinking about cockatoos before

Apr 29th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,588 Views 1 Comment

They love Daft Punk. And Beyoncé. And revenge.

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day
# Turkeys
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# Turkeys

Betfair offers free turkeys for Budget Day

Dec 5th 2012, 7:05 AM 7,388 Views 7 Comments

The betting company gave away petrol and Christmas trees in previous years, but this year it is giving away… turkeys.

YouTube top 10: because Mexican football legends can be really, really odd sometimes
# Going Viral
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# Going Viral

YouTube top 10: because Mexican football legends can be really, really odd sometimes

Oct 4th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,502 Views 0 Comments

Featuring Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Tiger Woods and Walter Walsh.

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal
# Nepal
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# Nepal

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

Sep 28th 2012, 10:14 AM 5,097 Views 7 Comments

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

Twitter has a new bird
# Flew The Nest
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# Flew The Nest

Twitter has a new bird

Jun 6th 2012, 5:55 PM 4,040 Views 8 Comments

Twitter’s original bird has flown the nest but has been lovingly replaced by the folk at the micro-blogging site.

Is it a bird? Owl leaves its mark on woman's window
# Owww-l
# Owww-l

Is it a bird? Owl leaves its mark on woman's window

Jul 12th 2011, 2:17 PM 1,306 Views 4 Comments

Sally Arnold came home to find this strange but beautiful mark on her window.