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becausebirds:

The magical Tufted Coquette! This beautiful hummingbird can be found sipping nectar in South America.

(via windowinyourhead)

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I present to you the most photographed bird in Northeastern Ohio this past weekend. A stray Little Blue Heron wandered its way up to Sandy Ridge Reservation in North Ridgeville last Thursday. 

But now it’s time for the HAPPY LIFER BIRD DANCE :D 

An Elora original photo/post

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For Earth Day

mundusantiquus:

Homeric Hymn 30, “To Earth, Mother of All” (Date and author unknown)

Εἰς Γῆν μητέρα πάντων

Γαῖαν παμμήτειραν ἀείσομαι ἠϋθέμεθλον

πρεσβίστην, ἣ φέρβει ἐπὶ χθονὶ πάνθ’ ὁπόσ’ ἐστίν·

ἠμὲν ὅσα χθόνα δῖαν ἐπέρχεται ἠδ’ ὅσα πόντον

ἠδ’ ὅσα πωτῶνται, τάδε φέρβεται ἐκ σέθεν ὄλβου.

ἐκ σέο δ’…

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willis-the-pony:

Every day.
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assuming-dinosaur:

becausebirds:

My favorite derpy bird – the Double-crested Cormorant. You see these all over the wetlands/beaches in Southern California. I love their emerald eyes and how they swim with their beaks turned up. 

source videos: 1, 2, 3.

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Thanks to its shagginess and serendipitous feather placement to look like claws, there’s something incredibly dinosaurian about the first GIF.

(via prehistoric-birds)

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burdgal:

I don’t get to see ducks in a tree every day.

(via dendroica)

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