birds

This Cup-Hating Cockatoo Is Not Having It

Harley the Cockatoo has a heart of stone…or plastic, or whatever. She is basically in full destructo mode when it comes to stacks of cups in her living room.

Katrin Higher | March 19, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Elderly Residents Of Bucolic British Town Gun Down Terroristic Swans With Supersoakers

The bucolic village of Briscombe, England is under attack. Elderly residents of the Hope Mill Park area are living in fear, persecuted by a pair of elegant yet deadly swans…

Megan Reynolds | February 2, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Thirsty Thursday: Check Out This Gorgeous Vet

I’m not going to frame this as anything other than a trickle of hunk images, because you all knew what you were signing up for when you clicked “Thirsty Thursday.”

Bronwyn Isaac | January 28, 2016 - 6:30 pm

No Thanks: Wild Turkey Enters Woman’s Home, Sits On Vanity, Lies In Wait

Your friendly reminder that birds are NOT OKAY.

Megan Reynolds | April 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Seattle Girl Receives Jeweled Gifts From Crow Friends

This is not a fairy tale or a “Portlandia” sketch. This is real life eight year old Seattle native Gabi Mann, who routinely receives trinkets from her garden’s visiting crows…

Katrin Higher | March 1, 2015 - 9:30 am

Owls Are Creeps And This Video Proves It

I have gone on record as a person who, with a few exceptions (teeny tiny sparrows that stay at least five feet away from me), hates birds. I mean, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

Crow Makes Sled Out Of Mayonnaise Lid, Has Best Snow Day Ever

My mom and I are a lot alike, but one way in which we differ is that she loves bird and I think they are gross not cool dinosaurs. Especially…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 14, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Woman Loses Her Wedding Rings While Changing Her Bird’s Diaper – You Know, The Usual

Pamela Brun of Chesterfield, Virginia, had a stressful few hours when she lost her wedding rings on the same day her husband was having open heart surgery. Fortunately, her rings…

Claire Hannum | November 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Worst Nightmare: Eagle Tries To Snatch Toddler

My friends, family and coworkers always make fun of me for my terrifying fear of birds. Just watch this video of a fucking eagle swooping in and attempting to snatch…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 19, 2012 - 10:20 am

Man Gobbles At Turkeys, Turkeys Gobble Back, Amelia Cringes

This is Amelia’s self-proclaimed worst nightmare, but I don’t know. I hear turkeys are kind of social animals, and this video of a man gobbling at them, and them gobbling…

Julie Gerstein | November 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Jennifer Lawrence’s W Magazine Shoot Is My Worst Nightmare

Noooooo. Birds, especially large human-sized birds are my biggest fear. I’m suddenly very, very scared of Jennifer Lawrence. WTF, W magazine?! …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2012 - 9:40 am

Actually, Penguins Can Fly

Well, isn’t this quite a little riddle. When can a penguin — a bird that absolutely can’t normally fly — take to the sky? When it’s on a plane, silly.

Julie Gerstein | March 11, 2012 - 4:00 pm
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