The mating cry of the Southeastern Hollering Crane is indistinguishable from that of a square-dance caller.

Patterson’s Puce-Footed Teal always orders its nest by mail and has never adapted to the Internet.

The Chesapeake Concerto Sparrow has only three movements.

The Atlantic Marathon Tern is the only migratory bird known to solicit pledges and migrate for charity.

The misnamed Florida Scrub Jay is dogmatically opposed to all housework.

The Tamil Nadu Raven says “Mylapore” at the end of every stanza, yet has never been successfully exploited by Indian poets.

The European Marble Dove can eliminate only when perched on allegorical statues.