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image by Kevin Du Rose incredible photo! Puffin dinner in flight.

Unlike most birds the puffin has solid bones. That is to stand the pressure when diving very deep. This makes them more heavy and harder to take off, espcially in calm weather. So the first part of the flight is actually a searun. Doing this he has to flap his wings up to 6 times second.

" I would go faster in sneekers" Photo by Helgi Skulason — National Geographic Your Shot

Incredible photos showing the progress of birds building their nest! Wonder what kind they are...

Even Birds build cob homes! hornero-bird-building-nest Building a new home?


OH, is this sweet or what, love blue birds! Baby Blue Bird—Content in a Cottage

King Vulture. #birds #animals

The King Vulture is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.


One seriously pissed off bird! The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), also known as the Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork