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Birds of Pay

Some steppe eagles roaming at will,/ Cross-border, for prey they can kill,/ Gave scientists tracking/ Them rather a whacking/ Great SMS data charge bill./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50180781?SThisFB&fbclid=IwAR2By8TN19Y2g_u1pQYzQsavixT3UYg2EEUjELnGurpWnk7K8PeMKIXnpHo Link to Twitter

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Pneumatic Trill

The white bellbird’s song is so shrill,/ You’ll hear, when it opens its bill,/ The quite irrepressible/ 125-decibel/ Sound of a pneumatic drill./// https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2019/oct/21/white-bellbird-listen-to-the-worlds-loudest-bird-call-video The white bellbird's song is so shrill,You'll hear, when it opens its bill,The quite irrepressible125-decibelSound of … Continue reading

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Gulls’ Night Out

In Devon and Somerset news,/ Some seagulls are hitting the booze,/ But rescuers think/ A gull high on drink/ Recovers the minute it spews./// In Devon and Somerset news,Some seagulls are hitting the booze,But rescuers thinkA gull high on drinkRecovers … Continue reading

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Stork Talk

A Sudanese phone user hacked/ A migrating bird being tracked/ And made calls for free,/ From which we can see/ Storks having big bills is a fact./// A Sudanese phone user hackedA migrating bird being trackedAnd made calls for free,From … Continue reading

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Sheer Loonacy

Canadian bird the gray jay,/ To popular shock and dismay,/ Is national bird/ Though loons were preferred/ By most people having a say./// http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/gray-jay-national-bird-canadian-geographic-rom-ornithologist-1.3856361 Canadian bird the gray jay,To popular shock and dismay,Is national birdThough loons were preferredBy most people … Continue reading

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