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Amazing Time-Lapse Video of Bird Nest With a Sad End [Video]

Oh, no, say it isn't so. But, yes, it is so. In other words, yes, this really did happen.

Someone set up a camera pointed at a bird's nest in a tree to capture a time-lapse video of eggs hatching. It begins very sweet with mother Robin tending to her nest of four blue eggs, and hoping they will hatch soon.  But, and I won't give the climax away, what really happened was so sad, totally unexpected and horrifying.  Want to watch?

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Birds, Geese and Ducks are Nesting Michigan, What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

One of the great signs of spring in West Michigan is the nesting and hatching of birds, ducks and geese.

The Michigan DNR shares what you can do to help (and what you shouldn't do) if you find chicks, goslings or ducklings.

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Man Loses His Bird After Letting Him Fly Free [Video]

This is a bit of a heart-breaking downer this morning. You see, a bird owner was trying to train his prized falcon. He, and friends brought it to an area they thought would be a proper one to train it. Why they chose to do this next to a busy expressway I'll never know, but it didn't turn out well.

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Hitchcock’s Movie “The Birds” Seems to Have Come to Life [Video]

This story is right out of a scene from Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 thriller, The Birds.

A town in Texas is under attack by a family of angry birds who are turning a quiet neighborhood into a bird attack zone.

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Bird Owners Asked to Increase Biosecurity to Prevent Spread of Avian Influenza

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is encouraging domestic bird owners to increase their biosecurity efforts and take appropriate steps to protect their birds from avian influenza. 

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London’s Heathrow Airport Shut Down…..by a Swan! [Video]

Here is some fun viewing for your Sunday morning. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy a swan chase!

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Koolaid Ball Bird Video
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Overly Excited Bird Is the Greatest Thing Ever

The pitter-patter of crazy Koolaid the bird's feet makes while he runs after his ball in this video is probably the greatest sound ever. Sorry, Beethoven -- yer DONE!

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Peregrine Falcon Chicks Banded by DNR

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with Consumers Energy, has just complete their banding project of the newest Peregrine Falcons in Michigan.

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Cat Bird Ready to Pounce

My wife and I were watching one of our favorite TV shows, "Sunday Morning" on CBS, Sunday morning, no less, when we noticed out cat was watching, too.

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These 12 Baby Chicks Will Brighten Your Day

Warning: our obsession with baby animals is unstoppable. Can you honestly blame us, though? We're already suckers for anything fuzzy and adorable, but when it comes in a tiny version, we're just sucked in automatically. Remember miniature puppies or itty bitty kittens? Our point exactly.

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10 Birds With Unfortunate Haircuts

If you know anything about us here at TheFW, it's that we love any sort of furball, particularly those of the adorable variety. Tiny dogs, piglets in people clothes, you name it-- we're fans. There are also times when we sort of feel bad for our fellow animals. This is especially true when unfortunate haircuts are involved. 

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Birds are Smarter Than you Think (video)

This is my "video-find" of the week.

This is the 'Bird Buggy.'  Not only is the bird cool, and smart...I mean, what a way to get around, but the buggy isn't bad either.

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