Untamed Lowcountry

November 24, 2013

Neither injured, nor deformed: Why some birds stand on 1 leg

Even avid and long-time bird-watchers can be fooled into thinking there's something wrong with birds standing on one leg. But usually, the birds are neither injured nor deformed. Here's why many birds do this.

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If it swims, flies, creeps or grows in the Lowcountry, you can find it in Untamed Lowcountry, curated by audience engagement editor Jeff Kidd.