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Bird Toon of the Day - August 5, 2015

This Bizarro, from way back on May 7, 1998, has been identified by Dan Piraro as one of his personal all-time favorites.  I like it as well, and hope you will too.

Note: Dan redid this panel, in color, on January 31, 2017. I'm including it here.

Bird Toon of the Day - August 4, 2015

Mark Lynch is a cartoonist based in Sydney (one giveaway is the use of the word "tipping" in this cartoon, that being Australian slang for "betting").  I only have a few bird-related toons from his portfolio, of which this is my favorite:

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Bird Toon of the Day - July 28, 2015

The strip "Pearls Before Swine" is not known for its bird-related toons, but here is one of only two in my archive ... January 6, 2011 (I just wonder where in the country this is supposed to be if a chick is leaving the nest in the winter instead of late spring):

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