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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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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.
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.
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.
But condors, unlike elephants, are a forgetful lot, and the memory of the hazing seems to have dimmed in their bird brains.
That realization came from an unlikely place: bird brains.
THESE Chronicle readers have proved they're no bird brains when it comes to taking pictures.
Similar connections have been found in the analogous regions of bird brains.