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17 Cool Birds That Throw Some Serious Shade (Pictures. Facts…)
Magpies may look simple when they're just sitting around, but just wait until they catch the light or take off flying. Then you can see their true colors! Learn about magpies here! #magpie #mobsterbird #divebombingbird #aggressivebird #beautifulbirds #coolbirds #justbirding #birds
Magpies grieve for their dead (and even turn up for funerals)
Magpies: Four for sorrow: Magpies are said to hold funerals for fallen friends and even bring wreaths. Dr. Marc Bekoff claims the rituals - which involve birds laying 'wreaths' of grass alongside roadside corpses - are proof animals feel complex emotions. 'It's bad biology to argue against the existence of animal emotions,' he said. *Note: People have witnessed the same behavioral rituals in ravens and crows also.