John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
jheaton

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Ten random things: Reader Request Month, day 26

Ten endangered birds:

  1. Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
  2. Scarlet macaw (Ara macao)
  3. California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)
  4. Masked bobwhite (Colinus virginianus)
  5. Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
  6. Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)
  7. Jackass penguin (Spheniscus demersus)
  8. Kea (Nestor notabilis)
  9. Spotted owl (Strix occidentalis)
  10. Swamp Parakeet (Pezoporus wallicus)

This list was inspired by raebird, who wanted to see the kea, a.k.a. the alpine parrot, appear in a list. Full disclosure: in addition to the kea, one of other the birds in this list was not selected randomly. Guess which one.

Subscribe

  • Tweeting about buses

    Madison Metro held a "Tweet Chat" this afternoon; General Manager Chuck Kamp and Transit and Parking Commission member Margaret Bergamini we…

  • With all do respect

    CAN WE PLEASE STOP BEING RACIST WHEN WE OBJECTIFY WOMEN? #MissAmerica— Hari Kondabolu (@harikondabolu) September 16, 2013 If you follow…

  • Romantic comedies again

    I mentioned the other day that I've been watching a lot of romantic comedies lately, and that I've been guided in my choices by lists of favorite…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments