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please help me I D this odd and hilarious bird- he walks funny- like hes drunk- his legs are short compared to the size of his body. I saw one other very briefly and its yellow beek was wide open-as if it were stuck in this position-someone has to know what it is!
Oh the feathers look crazy because he took a bath in the watering hole-sadly i missed this spectacle!!
6-26-08- thank you` LARSTHROW~ for providing the history on this "European Starling"
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I know -who wants to click another click through-....
who wants to sign another anything? ....
-Does any of it make a dam difference anyway??
Just as we have learned these past few years that "THE POWERFUL DECISIONS-that affect each and every one of our lives, take place in our Senate and Congress! The same truth holds for every living creature in our country and on our planet.
We are the only voices they have.
It only takes 2 minutes or less to click through and sign this legislation.
The entire crew of the Retro Ranch in the Mojave Desert Thanks You.
Biologists suspect that the first mammal to disappear from the Lower 48 states because of global warming will be the pika. This tiny relative of the rabbit lives at high altitudes in cold climates. When temperatures warm up in even the coldest places, pikas have nowhere to turn.
And the pikas are not alone. Scientists say that 20 to 30 percent of all species could be put on a path toward extinction if global warming continues unchecked!
New legislation called the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act (S. 2191) has been introduced to the Senate. This act would not only be the biggest step ever taken to reduce global warming pollution that threatens wildlife, it would also set aside billions of dollars for conservation of natural resources affected by global warming.
For animals like the pika that thrive in alpine climates of the Pacific Northwest, the Southern Rockies and the Sierra Nevada, our conservation efforts cannot come soon enough.
What's more, snow that covers mountain slopes in winter serves to insulate pikas from subfreezing temperatures. As year-round temperatures rise and snow packs decrease due to climate change, some pikas could, ironically, freeze to death.
Now is the time for an important new approach to combat global warming that works for our environment! Urge your Senator to support the Climate Security Act today >>
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In general my favorite thing on the internet is Google
Yes-I "Google" anything that peaks my curiosity and believe me that list is endless and ever growing.
Thanks to this fine Professor
Me thinks the mystery of what my" CHEEKEY" friends" really are" -- may be solved.
I am awaiting a response from this professor for permission to place part of the article right here.