“National Bird Day” is not only a good day to take time to appreciate the native wild birds flying free outside our windows, it is also a perfect time to reflect on how we treat the native birds of other countries." (From the National Bird Day website -- above)
Whatever. In other bird news, if you ever wondered why canaries are no longer carried by miners to detect the presence of carbon monoxide, you can find out here. And surprisingly no crass comments about dead miners or broken hearted, hillbilly families.