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    Read the strangest (but truest) news articles about birds from around the world!

    NewsStrange but True15-07-2013
    A café owner is taking drastic measures against seagulls after they are regularly swooping down and stealing food from his paying customers. He has decided to give his staff and customers water pistols to squirt the seagulls away.   Mark Riddick said enough is enough after the years of attacks and has issued customers with water pistols to fend off the birds.   ...

    NewsStrange but True05-07-2013
    One place where you shouldn’t live is Liskey Hill Crescent, Cornwall. Residents have been reporting that birds have been viciously swooping down on them and started attacking people. The Royal Mail has even gone as far to ban postal workers from delivering in the area.   Why exactly are the seagulls so violent and attacking people? It is said that they are doing it at this pa...

    NewsStrange but True25-06-2013
    A team of researchers have uncovered some extraordinary findings about chickens and how within hours of hatching they show signs of intelligence that means they are able to master numeracy and basic engineering. It takes children to reach the age of 5 before they are able to achieve similar results.   The studies show that hens are able to master a number of skills including numera...

    NewsStrange but True10-06-2013
    Having birds that sing in your back garden is an amazing experience that can give you great relaxation. A new study also carried out shows that it can have benefits for the price of your property.   The study carried out shows that houses that are in areas rich in bird life sell for an average of £21,000 more than those with fewer birds.   The research which atte...

    NewsStrange but True22-03-2013
    A pensioner sick of the traffic speeding outside his house has decided to build a bird box disguised as a speed camera. As predicted it is causing up quite a stir amongst the community.   Ian Magee, 63, was getting annoyed with traffic going past his house regularly breaking the speed limit of 30mph so instead of complaining to deaf ears he decided he had had enough and would do so...

    NewsStrange but True20-12-2012
    This is something that you hear as a myth but is it actually becoming a problem? A video is posted on YouTube of a Golden Eagle supposedly picking up a child as its swoops towards the ground, however now people are saying it could have been for an art project. Patrick Comins is a director of a bird conservation and once looking in detail at the video he saw that the bird is not a Golden Eagle. ...

    NewsStrange but True12-12-2012
    In Miami International airport last month, Alberto Diaz Gonzalez, 76, was caught smuggling 16 birds into the US from Havana. The extremities that smugglers will go to are surprising as Gonzalez was found, when he was searched and patted down, to have the birds sewn into his trousers amd a couple in a tube in his pocket. He did admit to his plans of selling the Cuban bul...

    NewsStrange but True10-12-2012
    Catfish have been monitored due to their preying on pigeons. Yes, not the pigeons preying on the fish. These fresh water fish will prey on the birds that are close to the waters edge. Once they have caught one they will drag it under water and consume it. It is unknown why they are resorting to pigeons for food, however theres a theory that it is because they are running low on sources of ...

    NewsStrange but True31-07-2012
    According to The Telegraph, a new bird flu strain was found in a group of seals in the east coast of America. The seals were found dead last year and now experts say this new strain could pose a threat to humans. Humans have in some circumstances contracted and died from existing forms of bird flu, but only through close contact with infected birds, meaning such cases are extremely rare. ...

    NewsStrange but True25-06-2012
     If you have ever been to Legoland, you have probably encountered massive and way-too-accurate-to-be-true animals made of Lego bricks. While I enjoy very much seeing those large Lego sculptures of built-to-scale bears, giraffes or elephants, I am even more impressed when I see small sculptures displaying an incredible amount of detail. Lego bricks are by essence fairly large and achieving ...

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