Category Archives: Birds

Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Pigeons

“I don’t mind being a symbol but I don’t want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I’ve seen what pigeons do to them.”  —Tommy Douglas A few years ago, someone abandoned a pair—one … Continue reading

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Amazing intelligence in Animals—Swans

I think everyone is familiar with how two swans, facing each other, head touching head, and with their long, curved necks, form a perfect heart shape. From that point of view, one could consider them as the symbol for love birds … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Magpies and a Falcon

The art of self-defence is not an invention of man. Self-preservation and of the species is inherent in all living creatures. I recently wrote about an incident that I experienced between  two Magpies and how they were ‘torturing’ one of … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Magpies and our Cat

  “The fox, when it sees a flock of heron or magpies or birds of any kind, suddenly flings itself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at … Continue reading

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