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Old 21.12.2007, 11:17
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Re: Bird watching

Saw some in France earlier this year and they are awesome.
Also, the red-orange colouring they have is artificial. Those parts of the bird are actually white, but the birds find iron ore deposits and smear it over their feathers. They're not quite sure why they do it, but birds in captivity that have been deprived of it become very depressed and die, so it's not just for show.