feathered friends

feathered friends

Birds, regardless of type or species. Mark breeds and raises hawks for racing, and his fine feathered friends are among the most valuable in the world. Grampa is out feeding his feathered friends at the park.
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our feathered ˈfriends

(informal, humorous) birds: We mustn’t forget to put out food for our feathered friends during the cold winter months.
See also: feathered, friend
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A school has a new home for its feathered friends following a link-up with a building firm.
The walkways were all lined with trees which were the dormitory for our feathered friends, thousands of them, and if you were wearing a smart navy blue or charcoal grey suit and you were brave enough or foolish enough to take that route then you were likely to board your train wearing a chalk stripe as our friends in the trees did not like to be disturbed whilst trying to have 40 winks.
The walkways were all lined with trees which were the dormitory for our feathered friends, thousands of them, and if you were wearing a smart navy blue or charcoal grey suit and you were brave enough or foolish enough to take that route, then you were likely to board your train wearing a chalk stripe as our friends in the trees did not like to be disturbed whilst having 40 winks.
It is unfortunate that the people of Balochistan do not treat these feathered friends with respect and thousands of birds are killed by hunters every year.
If you are a bird lover, consider buying binoculars and going on bird-watching hikes or making a backyard oasis for your feathered friends. Never cage birds!
Featuring 10 gorgeous projects, all with stunning photographs and detailed charts, "Crocheted Birds: A Flock of Feathered Friends to Make" is a beautifully illustrated bird lovers' needlecrafting instructional collection that: Includes extensive techniques section; Suitable for all skill levels; Featuring 10 projects for adorable crocheted birds; with hand-drawn charts that presents pattern projects that include the blackbird, wren and robin.
The campaign aims to increase owners knowledge about the needs of their pets by providing pet-specific information about their furry and feathered friends, as well as general knowledge about responsible pet ownership.
But what about our feathered friends? An animal centre near Colwyn Bay needs to find new homes for three chickens who were rescued from "terrible conditions".
Make a tasty treat for your feathered friends NO, not a kebab of birds, but a kebab for birds.
When Peacock discovers his feathered friends covered in beautiful plumage for a party, it's almost more than he can bear.
Birdy birdfeeder, PS12, Prezzybox.com A gorgeously chic feeder for our favourite feathered friends.
Now you can complement your collection of Angry Birds games, cases, cookbooks, plush toys and baby clothes with these speaker docks, decked out as your favourite feathered friends -- and particularly compatible with iPods, iPhones and iPads.
There are also shows and crafts and a chance to meet furry and feathered friends including rabbits and peacocks.
THIS great tit's world has been turned upside down - as part of a bid to find out more about our feathered friends. Study into nation's It's OK, the bird was allowed out of the jar as soon as it was weighed.