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#Birds

From TheJournal.ie This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight Bird Strike

This is the damage a bird can do hitting a 747 mid-flight

A collision at speed can wreak more havoc than one would suspect.

From TheJournal.ie So two emus walked into a house in Galway... Knowing Me Knowing Emu

So two emus walked into a house in Galway...

No, seriously. Do you know who owns these giant birds?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline At Risk This post contains images

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

BirdWatch Ireland has warned that the long-eared owl, the barn owl and the kestrel are in crisis due to lack of food.

From TheJournal.ie 9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

Here's the proof that seagulls are the devil incarnate Beady Eye This post contains videos

Here's the proof that seagulls are the devil incarnate

They are pure, beady eyed, evil.

Injured dad tells the best story about women ever Storytime This post contains videos

Injured dad tells the best story about women ever

He saw three women walking down the street. Here’s what happened next…

Why seagulls are the world's worst birds Birds Of Terror This post contains videos

Why seagulls are the world's worst birds

The very worst.

From TheJournal.ie Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free Pigeons This post contains videos

Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free

A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.

From TheJournal.ie You can look but not touch the... birds Hands Off

You can look but not touch the... birds

Photographers and children are among the worst offenders says the Irish Wildlife Trust.

VIDEO: Our favourite little girl of the day Wait For It This post contains videos

VIDEO: Our favourite little girl of the day

Look at all those…

Monday Blues? These birds will cheer you up

Smile, or your money back.

From TheJournal.ie Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise Birdwatching

Vagrant birds flocking to Ireland as temperatures rise

Birdwtch Ireland said the changes in the habits of bird populations is a good indication of serious changes in our own environment.

Un-smooth criminals: nine not-so-clever crimes committed in 2011

Think criminals had to be smart to try and escape the clutches of the law? Turns out you don’t have to be very smart at all, as this motley crew proved.

From TheJournal.ie What was in the news in Dublin 100 years ago? Dublin 1911

What was in the news in Dublin 100 years ago?

Mixed marriages, women in trousers, and a plague of birds… Here’s what was dominating the headlines in 1911.

Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled Weird This post contains images

Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled

Smugglers will try almost anything to bring goods into a country – even if those goods are live animals… or humans. We take a look at 10 weird cases.

Man tried to smuggle hummingbirds on plane... in his pants

The man was caught at an airport in French Guiana with hummingbirds wrapped in cloth and put in pouches sewn inside his pants.

From TheJournal.ie Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home Biodiversity

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home

The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.