10 Bird Species Who Have Really Weird Names

Ornithologists are a weird bunch of people. It seems that scientists who study birds really have an interesting sense of humor, especially when they have a chance to name a new species. Recently, a thread featuring birds has appeared on Twitter, and it quickly became viral, moments after it was posted. The post is about birds who have really weird names, and it seems that ornithologists who named them decided to have some fun at that moment. Enjoy!

#1 Tiny Sky Tyrant

#2 Penduline Tit

#3 Sad Flycatcher

#4 European Shag

#5 Common Loon

#6 Satanic Nightjar

#7 Boobies

#8 Little Bustard

#9 Dickcissel

#10 Go-Away-Bird


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