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bird-brain

A person who lacks intelligence or who makes stupid decisions. You're such a bird-brain. I can't believe you got stranded on the highway because you didn't put enough gas in your car!

birdbrain

1. n. a stupid-acting person. I’m such a birdbrain. I forgot my driver’s license, officer.
2. and birdbrained mod. stupid. Look, you birdbrained idiot, you are dead wrong!
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Although I think they've got a few bird brains on the case already.
During sleep, mammal and bird brains alternate between two states of activity.
While bird brains are the focus of many new studies, there's nothing more beautiful or delicate than a brightly colored bird's egg.
"This means that bird brains can show us an alternative solution out of how intelligent behavior is produced with a different anatomy." Crows and primates have different brains, but the cells regulating decision-making are very similar.
This is despite the fact that both mammal and bird brains have been evolving down separate paths over hundreds of millions of years.
OUR readers show they're certainly no bird brains when it comes to taking dramatic photos.
Far from being bird brains, they have developed a complex "language" of clucks.
The so-called design consortium is obviously full to the gunnels with bird brains from a different planet.
Dr Smulders, who has studied bird brains for 12 years, said: "Jays and crows have been shown to have sophisticated social behaviour and can also cheat each other.
CROWS, rooks and jays may have bird brains but they can think like chimpanzees and humans, scientists said today.
Bird Brains: The idea of scooping out the brains of a dead woodcock with its beak and eating them was repulsive.
bBatty Bird Brains Address/Tel: Conwy RSPB Reserve, Llandudno Junction 01492 584091Price: FreeHow to get there: Turn off the A55 at the Conwy exit, and the reserve is signposted off the roundabout What you'll get: Lots of activities for children, including the Bird Brain Challenge and a bird race.
A crow called Betty has shown that even bird brains can be as creative as humans.
That realization came from an unlikely place: bird brains. Jarvis has spent more than a decade studying the brain circuitry of songbirds, parrots and hummingbirds, which are among the few critters that imitate and learn new vocalizations, a skill called vocal learning.
THESE Chronicle readers have proved they're no bird brains when it comes to taking pictures.