This past week three extraordinary video clips made the social media rounds among birders. Here they are, in case you missed them.
William Rhein narrates Imperial Woodpecker film comes to us from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. This clip shows the only photographic evidence of this bird known to exist.
Paraglider vs vulture is a helmet-cam video taken by a Russian paraglider as a Griffon Vulture gets tangled in his main parachute. The footage is pretty amazing; beware the foul language in the English subtitles on this version of the clip.
Murmuration is a remarkable video of an extremely common bird. Trust me, just watch it.