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Social relation to birds

In beginning times birds were human.  Although now transformed into feathered bodies they retain humanlike emotions and motives. Their bright plumage is their art, their  taste in dress.  When people lived without electricity, at great distances from each other it was the birds that dominated the soundscape.  Their plaintive calls are genuine music, a language that expresses longing and carries  songs between human lovers.   




Bird origin stories

Empathizing with birds

Birds that Call Rain​

Birds that carry women's love songs:   Toucans Oropendolas

Birds that shape the experience of men Kingfishers,Hummingbirds,​Parrots​

Birds as omens of death.

Search birds by their Kichwa names

Search birds by their scientific names

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