Posts tagged "bird"

African Bee-Eater Birds Are Beautiful And Scientifically Marvelous

African Bee-Eater Birds Are Beautiful And Scientifically Marvelous
The African Bee-Eater bird is not actually one specific bird, but a collection of around 20 species.  They populate the entire continent, from southern tip to northern tip, and often fly in large groups.  Plus, as the name indicates, they actually do feed on bees!     In addition to looking marvelous, Bee-Eaters employ a... Read more »

Animal of The Week: European Starling

Animal of The Week: European Starling
The European Starling is a beautiful, though relatively common, bird that lives in Europe and western Asia.  It is called “Spreeuw” in Dutch, and has a relatively small wingspan: 31-44 cm.  It generally travels in large flocks and feeds on insects as well as seeds and whatever else it can find.  The European Starling’s scientific... Read more »