Water pollution is making birds gay

Water pollution is posing a threat to bird ­populations by causing males to mate with each other. Scientists believe poisonous metal compounds entering the food chain can affect sexuality, causing a reduction in offspring. They found that even relatively low levels of methylmercury in the diet of male white ibises caused the birds to pair … [Read the full story]

Tippi Hedren looks a million bucks

Tippi Hedren once more enchanted guests at the Magic Castle’s 50th anniversary gala in Hollywood on Wednesday. The 82-year-old looked sprightly and fresh faced as she posed on the red carpet ahead of the evening’s entertainment. The Birds star was clearly in a feisty mood, as she wore a leopard print jacket and a black … [Read the full story]

Migrating birds are just falling out of the sky

Fishermen have reported seeing hundreds of common migratory birds plunging to the deaths in the past week. “While fishing about 10 miles south of Portsmouth in England, we witnessed thousands of garden birds disorientated, land on the sea and most drowning,” one boat skipper told Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). “Species … [Read the full story]

The storm in W.A.

I am not referring to the carbon tax, pollies and prostitutes…or even an alleged slip by Slippers. No, I am referring to the storm that swept through the suburbs of Perth, Australia. When my children were younger , they tended to be nervous around animals. Dogs made them pull back in alarm…and feathered birds made … [Read the full story]