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Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill ~ Östlicher Gelbschnabeltoko ~ Tockus flavirostris

Against the light you can see that the extremely touch-sensitive high precision tool - the beak - contains a lot of blood vessels. One reason why birds hate their beaks being touched - and something that renders the clipping of chickens’ beaks in factory farming absolutely unacceptable.   

2014 © Jesse Alveo

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House Sparrow ~ Haussperling ~ Passer domesticus

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House Sparrow mass bath orgy at a sweet water puddle on the beach in France. This was funnnnn to watch. ;-) 

Mathews-Cockatoo (subspecies of Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) ~ Mathews-Gelbhaubenkakadu ~ Cacatua galerita fitzroyi

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Hooded Crow ~ Nebelkrähe ~ Corvus corone cornix

A teeny tiny black and white series o’ corvid is developing. This shall pass soon and looks horrible on mobile - sorry a bunch for that - but there will be one more. ;-)

2014 © Jesse Alveo