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The recent spotting of the rare Oriental turtle dove in the UK has sent ripples across the "twitching" community. This is only for the second time that the Oriental dove has been spotted in the country; and only the ninth time since records began in

Yellow Billed Oxpeckers on the Back of a Giraffe, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa

Kea Parrot, Fjordland National Park, Southland, NZ by Koji Sekiguchi

Baby Barn Owl by Dysartian: The Barn Owl does not hoot (such calls are made by typical owls, like the Tawny Owl or other Strix), but instead produces a characteristic shree scream, ear-shattering at close range. Nestlings are covered in white down all over, but the characteristic heart-shaped facial disk is visible soon after hatching. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barn_Owl #Barn_Owl

Tough Guys by oceanit_828: Two Vulturine Guinea Fowl mirror each other front to back. Resembling a vulture because of its bare head and neck, 'this guineafowl is terrestrial, and will run rather than fly when alarmed. Despite the open habitat, it tends to keep to cover, and roosts in trees. It makes loud chink-chink-chink-chink-chink calls.' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulturine_Guineafowl #Vulturine_Guinea_Fowl

Coua cristata by Nicole M.T

Green (Guinea) Turaco, South Africa by Ian Wilson #Bird #Turaco