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Thoughts Of Flying BI280893

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These charming Pied Stilts were resting on a sandbank, peacefully dozing off until a solitary pelican came too close. The stilts began to march in perfect formation, as if acting as one. I couldn't help but wonder if they were actually pre-planning a take-off or if they had a mental concept of what flight is. It made me ponder whether they were "thinking" about flying or if it was just their instinctual behaviour.
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FOR THE LOVE OF BIRDS
These charming Pied Stilts were resting on a sandbank, peacefully dozing off until a solitary pelican came too close. The stilts began to march in perfect formation, as if acting as one. I couldn't help but wonder if they were actually pre-planning a take-off or if they had a mental concept of what flight is. It made me ponder whether they were "thinking" about flying or if it was just their instinctual behaviour.