It's fine, I put some blubber on it
May 22, 2020 4:28 PM   Subscribe

Ferris Jabr critiques bird nests and the personalities that build them in Bird Nesting Styles: A Critical Review, via (appropriately enough) Twitter (Part 1, Part 2) or Threadreader (Part 1, Part 2). Just some lighthearted Friday fun.
posted by Greg_Ace (7 comments total) 26 users marked this as a favorite
As a birder, I approve. Some cute, funny stuff there.
posted by Thorzdad at 5:04 AM on May 23

posted by Splunge at 6:56 AM on May 23

Cute! Thanks for posting
posted by Sparky Buttons at 8:03 AM on May 23

Excellent, thank you! The blubber method isn't always effective; apparently I've been sort-of hatching an egg for a long time and yet....?
posted by winesong at 8:38 AM on May 23 [2 favorites]

I’ve never heard of a Megapode, but I love this, “dinosaurs using solar and geothermal energy to gradually bake their babies to life 🤯
posted by gladly at 10:28 AM on May 23

Sing a song of sixpence, pocket full of down
Four and twenty Megapodes baked in a mound
posted by Greg_Ace at 10:42 AM on May 23 [3 favorites]

The bowerbird is my favorite - this description made me laugh out loud
posted by captain afab at 1:21 PM on May 23

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