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It’s time for another #ORNITHOLODAY! Tweeting today are @hemmingsnicola1, members of her @sheffieldAPS team including @fay_morland, and collaborators @ZSLScience @kikaB8 & @Belfast_Ash9 (we’ll introduce ourselves properly shortly!) #ornithology #teamegg
We’ll be delivering dozens of amazing egg facts throughout the day (08:00-15:00 UTC) #ORNITHOLODAY #teamegg
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It is the N. American songbird breeding season, AKA time for my annual #bird & #birding PSA:

Don’t kill #cowbird brood parasite eggs/nestlings! It is illegal and likely doing more harm to your birds than good. How? Behold, a mega-thread: 1/37

[all media mine unless indicated] One blue Dickcissel and one speckled cowbird egg in a nest
Before I start, know I’m going to be citing lots of academic articles that are likely behind a paywall. If you want to know more about the articles and can’t access them please DM me! Science should be available to everyone, but that is an argument for another time. 2/37
The Brown-headed Cowbird! A sharp-looking blackbird from North and Central America. Males have black bodies and chocolate-brown heads. Females are sleek and brown. They make fun bubbly noises. 3/37 allaboutbirds.org/guide/Brown-he…
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NEXT UP: #1 seed Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) & Yellow-Billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) vs #3 seed Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) & Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo) #2019MMM
Tonight's battle is a tag team effort of not just 1, not just 2, but 3 #2019MMM narrators. @je_light, @Mammals_Suck, and myself
This battle determines the winner of the Tag Team division. Both "teams" represent cleaner symbioses, where one symbiotic partner cleans its partner of its ectoparasites & other materials #2019MMM
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...#Positivity is in each & everyone of us. Let it flow more often, makes a better day. #SirLRO
...#Positivity ~none said it was easy, all you have to do is one step at a time. I know you can, keep going. #SirLRO
~ #Positivity there is no need for deprecating others with words, when it calls for~there is a need for compassion, it’s in you, #SirLRO
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"The goals of this study were to estimate the prevalence of feather picking (FP) in Italian pet parrots and evaluate the risk factors and possible ethological correlation."
"A web survey was created and addressed to owners of all species of companion parrots, distributed through on line parrots association websites, social networks and by mail. The survey was available for compilation from June to October 2014. "
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