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Winged Wednesday – Black Pegasus

Black Pegasus (Pegasus bellerophon)Image from pngimg.com


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Winged Wednesday – Ha! Good One!

Saddle-Billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Conk-La-Ree!

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The call of the Red-winged Blackbird is a familiar sound of the wetlands. Listen to the call of the Male Red-winged Blackbird


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Winged Wednesday – Oop-Oop and Away!

Common Hoopoe (Upupa epops)Image from Wikimedia Commons Both the common and scientific names of this bird are derived from the sound of its call: Listen to the call of the Common Hoopoe


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Winged Wednesday – WannaBEE

Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about WannaBEES here.


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Winged Wednesday – Red Postman

Red Postman (Heliconius erato)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Winged Wednesday – Wannabe Flamingo?

Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Killer to Kiwi

Gastornis (Gastornis giganteus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Winged Wednesday – Ready For the Superb Owl?

Barn Owl (Tyto alba)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Great Gynandromorphs

Gynandromorph of Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)Image from Wikimedia Commons You may have seen an odd bird flying around your neighborhood or a strange butterfly sitting on a flower. The animal might have been two different colors split right down the … Keep Reading


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Winged Wednesday – Darwin’s Rhea

Darwin’s Rhea (Pterocnemia pennata)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Keep Calm and Carrion

Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? In May 2013, a 52-year old woman was hiking in France when she fell off a cliff to her death. Her body was eaten by Griffon Vultures before rescue workers … Keep Reading


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Winged Wednesday – Ancient Aeronaut

Pteranodon (Pteranodon longiceps)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Do You Hear What I Hear?

Northern Cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? The call of the Northern Cassowary could be considered one of the least bird-like calls of any bird. As heard in the video below, they make grunting and hissing sounds.


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