Bird of the year

A good friend of this blog, David Slack, is on a crusade to have his favourite bird, the kokako, enthroned as Bird of the Year by the Forest and Bird Society of New Zealand.

I suggested Angela Merkel and pointed out that the bird’s name sounds hauntingly like the German vernacular for “excrement”
He’s not having a bar of it – it looks like the Lone Ranger and that’s good enough for him.
Go here,, vote and make him a happy man.

Not that he’s got much to complain about, anyway….

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1 Response to Bird of the year

  1. Kate says:

    I can’t vote because the link you provided just leads me back to your blog. Fix it, man!! I try to do what I’m told but you make it difficult for me!!

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