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My Faroese housemate was telling me about her country's local birds, and that was when I realized what stupid names we've been giving said birds here in Denmark.

13th January 2015

Tagged in Faroe Islands Denmark


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2 years ago #9344103        
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Wait wait Danish people call puffins SEA PARROTS??

....this is the best description I have ever heard



Wortel

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6 days ago #9578587        
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In Dutch the Tjaldur is a Flaundermagpie and the Lunde a Parrotdiver. I'm sorry.



Rosin

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2 months ago #9560545        
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At least it's not as bad as guinea pigs. Which are not pigs, nor come from Guinea.

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2 months ago #9556755        
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Ooh a puffin!
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Nevermind, I think it's an oyster-catcher... Silly (slaps self)



DovahSos

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3 months ago #9547392        
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Eh, it's not that hard, or so it seems.



Swenor

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3 months ago #9541954        
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lol XD



6 months ago #9504450        
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Huh, tjaldur is also tjaldur in Icelandic

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6 months ago #9502121        
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I need that Sea Parrot/Lunde as a plushie!

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7 months ago #9500915        
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isn't that a puffin?

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8 months ago #9486954        
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haha denmark and his colonies



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