Flashback Friday: “Timmons, Mrs. Bascom N.”

SHORPY-21589aWashington, D.C., circa 1930. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. From Shorpy.com.

ResQte Of The Week + Look O’ Disapproval!

IMG_5298Whoa, that is one withering look of disapproval in the above photo! What’s the story here, Karen M.? “My dog, Misty, found a little bird that had flown into our window.”

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“I held it for a while to warm it up and allow it to get its wits back together. It seemed to appreciate the attention and after about 5 minutes, it was able to fly away.”

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Duck the Giant Slayer

And so, having felled the fearsome giant, Duck waddled home to a hero’s welcome in his humble village…

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Via Reddit.

Now in the Handy Six-Pack!

Having a party this weekend? Don’t forget the quackers!

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Via Jannes Pockele.

Breakfast, Anyone?

Beaks UP! “Frick and Frack at our bird feeder,” says Molly P. in NC.

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Hey Honey? We Need Some More Milk Bones!

“What? I just bought some at Safeway the other day! Have you been feeding them too many? Where’d they go?” HINT: Normally I’d ask Spike The Umbrella Cockatoo. But he ain’t squawkin.’

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Armand The Cockatiel & Billy Idol: Seppy At Boith?

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“I have been a fan of your site for years and finally have a friend Cute enough for a submission. Armand is a Lutino Cockatiel who is 9 months old and loves glam rock. This is a photo of her doing her best Billy Idol impression. (Or is Billy Idol doing his best Cockatiel impression?)” – Hayley H.

Wanna Play Chicken?

When Vito the macaw wants to go for a race
He leads earthbound friends on a cross-country chase
Neck and neck for a stretch, like they’re flying together,
Then he shuts ‘em down, saying “kiss my tail feather!”

Oh, Madame, You Look Ravisheeng

Zat hat, eet ees so becomeeng on you! Ze style, ze co-lairs, ze jaunty plumage, eet transforms madame into ze vee-shon of lovliness, non?

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Cotton Balls Have Legs?

10387230_10152260923062543_3370450892818234398_n“This was posted on the FB page for “NestWatch: Cornell Lab of Ornithology” and named the winner in the ‘Cutest Baby’ category of their Home Tweet Home photo contest on August 4th. Titled ‘Baby Piping Plover,’ by Kim Caruso of Massachusetts.” -Nicky B.

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