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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Filatov27, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Filatov27

    Filatov27 New Egg

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    Hi!

    My name is Richard Filatov, I am from Russia, but I live in Switzerland at the moment. I have a pair of Chinese Button Quails in my appartment, in a rather large cage. I am always curious to learn new facts about my and other birds. I like specially the non-flying birds, my pair is a male and a female. I am not sure yet of what name to give to the female, while I call the male "Raptor". I also love Dinosaurs [​IMG] , in fact from them comes my interest for birds.

    I have worked in the local Birds of Prey Rescue Center, here in Switzerland. There I used to feed some of the largest birds of prey living in the area, as well as cleaning the aviaries, tending to wounded birds and also general park maintenance.

    I love to watch the birds interact with one another. Also I find very captivating the studies of birds carried forward by modern day geneticists. They are attempting to genetically retro-engineer theropod Dinosaurs from birds. I love my two quails, but one day I would love to see a real-life chickenosaurus!
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you Richard. I am not sure I am ready to meet a chickenosaurus . I imagine they would be pretty large
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I've read somewhere that the chicken is the closest living relative to the T-Rex, genetically. Hard to imagine! Enjoy the site!
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi Richard and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard with us.

    CT
     
  7. LaurelTree

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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