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Ok, so lately I haven't posted on the forums as much as I used to since I've been busy.  Anyways!  I don't know if any of you remember that a while back, I would post a random bird fact every so often.  Well, since it's been a while since my last one, I figured I would start over!  Hopefully this one will last longer than the previous, but we shall see.  So, without further ado, here is bird fact number one!

How long do you think a bird can spend in continuous flight without landing?  The answer may surprise you.  The Common swift holds the record for the logest continuous flight.  Some individuals may spend up to 10 months in the air without stopping.  Swifts are expert flyers.  They have been known to eat, drink, mate, and even sleep on the wing. 

 

Common swift

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About Me (in real life):

 

. Name: Emily. I've also been called Ember and Bird Girl as nicknames by people I know.

 

. Gender: Female

 

. State: California

 

. Age: Old enough to know better XD

 

Birthday: February 1 (Aquarius power!)

 

. Hair Color: Blonde ( though most of my SoD vikings as well as Raineir my OC have some shade of brown)

 

. Favorite color(s): Purple and green

 

. Favorite Gemstone: Amethyst.  It is my birthstone, after all.  Plus, it's purple/violet!

 

. Favorite movie(s): How to Train Your Dragon, definitely. Also, probably Pirates of the Caribbean (the first one) would be my favorite live action.

 

. Favorite TV shows: Dreamworks Dragons, Top Gear (until the 23rd season), Hawaii 5-0 (not really anymore, it totally went downhill for me the most recent seasons), Modern Family, Lone Star Law, Gilligan's Island (60s show, my dad watched it when he was younger and introduced it to me), Avatar: The Last Airbender

 

Favorite book: The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

 

Favorite food(s): CHOCOLATE, anything Reeses, and my mom's spaghetti

 

. Pets: A cat, Scottish Terrier dog, and two chickens (both hens)

 

. Favorite animal: Oh, where do I start? I'll do top 5 in no particular order: domestic cat, birds, elephant, sea turtle, domestic dog, and dragons. Oh, that was six. It's hard choosing just five!

 

Hobbies: Birding, birdwatching, exploring the outdoors, HTTYD, and doodling random stuff

 

Superhero alias: Might as well, since I created one for myself back in high school. Peregrine, able to fly at fast speeds, has super strength (raptor talons have a STRONG grip), hawk-like vision, and can talk to animals, mostly birds.

 

Fun facts about me: I have a huge passion for nature, especially birds.  I'm not afraid to touch or hold bugs, insects, amphibians, and reptiles, including snakes.

 

Hogwarts House (according to Pottermore): HUFFLEPUFF!

 

 

About me (in SoD)

 

. I joined SoD on: March 5, 2017.  I created my forum account on January 27, 2018.

 

. Main Viking(s): nakataGreenThumbs and Seerboldraven

 

. Main Dragon(s): nakataGreenThumbs: Lightning the Shockjaw, Skyhopper the Titan Deadly Nadder, and Claw the Sand Wraith. Seerboldraven: Flash the Titan Skrill and Silvermist the Flightmare

 

. Clan:  I am a proud member of Isle of Gazoo!

 

Trophies: 523. So far, all my trophies are from racing, which, for me, took many races. I've gotten a lot better, but I'm in no way the best.

 

. Main Dragon for Racing: My Sand Wraith, Claw. Sand Wraiths may not have Toothless' speed or acceleration rate, or the speed of dragons like the Skrill and Razorwhip, but they have a very good top speed at 8.8, and they have a better acceleration and turn rate. This, in my opinon, makes them one of the best racing dragons.  For my second main viking, Seerboldraven, it's Silvermist the Flightmare. Not quite as good acceleration and turn rate as the Sand Wraith, but the speed is the same (8.8), and the turn rate is still good for a race.

 

Main Dragon for Battle: My Whispering Death, Thorntail. I also use my Changewing, Ghost. For Seerboldraven, it's Whisper the Whispering Death.

 

My code: EZEPJ4, just in case you want to be friends but can't find me in-game.

 

Random Fact I just came up with: If dragons were birds, let's face it: the Night Fury would either be a Peregrine Falcon because both are really fast, or a Barn Owl because both are stealthy and have a hair-raising screech.

 

I am fully against Hacking in SoD!

 

This is my main viking, nakataGreenThumbs, with her main dragon, a female Titan wing Deadly Nadder named Skyhopper, who's clearly taking a snooze here.

 

 

 

 

 

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My wonderful dragons (my first SoD viking):

 

Lightning: Titan Shockjaw

 

Skyhopper: Titan Deadly Nadder

 

Fireflower: Titan Monstrous Nightmare

 

Quicksilver: Adult Razorwhip

 

Firebloom: Adult Singetail

 

Thorntail: Titan Whispering Death

 

Steeltrap: Adult Armorwing

 

Tomoko: Adult Flame Whipper

 

Rumbles: Adult Eruptodon

 

Echo: Adult Thunderdrum

 

Goldfire: Adult Death Song

 

Ghost: Adult Changewing

 

Claw: Adult Sandwraith

 

Fireball: Adult Gronckle

 

Frostbite: Adult Groncicle

 

Silent Strike: Adult Boneknapper

 

Flash: Adult Skrill

 

Night and Hawk: Teen Zippleback

 

Silvermist: Adult Flightmare

 

Grimm: Adult Screaming Death

 

Raindrop: Adult Raincutter

 

Shockfreeze: Adult Shockjaw (received this one through a weird glitch)

 

Boulder: Baby Rumblehorn

 

Bumper: Baby Hotburple (he's a cute li'l potato!)

 

Bambi: Teen Crimson Goregutter

 

Grouper: Smitten Hobgobbler

 

Toothless

 

Light Fury (I like to call her Moonbeam or Pearl)

 

Dart

 

Amethyst: Baby Shovelhelm

 

Here's the story about how my OC viking Raineir met her dragon:

 Berk was not an easy place to live. It was cold, it snowed there most of the year, finding food was not always an easy task, and, yes, it was cold. Oh, and the almost constant dragon raids didn't help matters either. To Berk's vikings, it was either kill or be killed, no other option. Well, except for one viking girl. Much like Berk's heir, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, Raineir Feralsome was considered an "odd one out." Except, instead of wanting to prove herself by killing a dragon like Hiccup, she didn't like to kill. She thought there had to be another way like Valka, Hiccup's 'dead' mother. One day, Raineir was exploring the forest in Raven Point. She liked to explore the land of Berk, learning about its geographical features. Seemingly out of nowhere, a screech of pain rang out. Alarmed, Raineir ran towards the source of the noise. Coming upon a cove (yes, THAT cove), she looked down and saw a small group of what appeared to be hunters, since they were holding spears and bows and arrows. They were surrounding what looked like a Skrill. The poor dragon was in bad shape. There were wounds on its sides, and had trouble fighting the hunters off in her weakened state. Raineir quickly climbed down and made herself known. "Hey!" She shouted, "step away from the Skrill, and none of you will get hurt!" She drew her sword and moved in front of the dragon. The leader stared at her, then laughed. "You?" He said, "a mere girl willing to fight to defend a beast?" She didn't flinch, only glaring more fiercly at him. Making up her mind, she charged at him, sword ready, not to kill, but to possibly knock him and his goonies out. As she was about to do so, a a small bolt of lightning came from... the sword? The lightning hit one of the hunters, instantly knocking him out. Surprised, Raineir looked at her sword in shock, then glared at the leader again. Not wanting to become the next target, he and the rest of his goonies ran away fast. Once they were gone, she turned towards the Skrill, taking medical supplies out of her satchel. The Skrill looked at her in shock, obviously surprised to witness a human protecting a dragon. Raineir put her hand out. The Skrill seemed hesitant, but then she put her snout gently on the girl's outstretched hand. Raineir set to work on cleaning and bandaging the dragon's wounds. She decided to name her dragon Flash. Flash, once fully healed, let Raineir become her rider. Because Raineir had saved Flash, Flash would never stop protecting her from any threat. They're more than just friends; they're family, and will always be loyal to each other, no matter what. This story happened about a month or so before Hiccup discovered Toothless.

 

Here's how Raineir met Scout:

Raineir was having a pretty good day. Hiccup woke up from his coma a few days ago and was getting used to his prosthetic, and the war between the dragons and Berkians was finally over. She went to go get some fish for Flash's dinner, and aside from nearly tripping over Fungus, Mildew's sheep, and listening to Mildew complain about that, not much happened with that. Upon arriving home, she set the basket of fish in front of Flash (Flash stayed with Raineir and sometimes slept in Raineir's room instead of the stables) who promptly started eating happily. Raineir heard a tiny squeak come from somewhere. Confused, she looked around for the location and source of the noise. It sounded like a Terrible Terror. Flash suddenly stopped eating and growled at her fish basket. "Flash, what-," Raineir peered inside and out flew a pink and yellow Terrible Terror with reddish brown horns and back spines. Flash roared in alarm and growled at the intruder. "Whoa! Calm down, girl. It's just a little Terrible Terror," Raineir tried to calm her down. She held her hand to the little dragon, who looked defensive. "Hey, it's ok, little guy." the terror growled at that. "Oh, I'm sorry! You're a girl, then." Happily, the dragon nudged Raineir's hand. "I think I'll name you... Scout! What do you think, do you like that name?" Scout squeaked happily at that. Soon enough, Flash warmed up to the little newcomer, though was still sometimes annoyed by the little dragon's antics and 'singing.' Raineir soon trained Scout to search/scout out objects with hand signals. Her new friend warmed up to Raineir's parents and fellow dragon riders/friends pretty quickly (Snotlout is an on and off case).

 

How Raineir met Claw:

It was a fairly stormy day on Berk, with rain coming down in plentiful amounts, though no thunder or lightning. Raineir was riding Flash on their evening flight, despite the weather. They landed in the cove, when a loud roar was heard. It sounded like a roar of distress. "Deja Vu," Raineir said. This was what happened right before she found Flash. She climbed back on Flash and they flew into the forest, towards the source of the roar. In a large clearing was a purple... Sand Wraith? It was a Sand Wraith! The poor guy looked lost and confused, so naturally Raineir wanted to help. Cautiously and slowly, she walked up to the dragon. The Sand Wraith turned around and noticed her standing a few feet away from him. Alarmed, he got ready to attack if necessary. He growled loudly at her. Flash got into her attacking position as well, ready to defend her sister if needed. Raineir calmed Flash down. "It's ok, don't worry, girl. I got this." Flash calmed down, though she still looked wary. Surprised at the bond between a dragon and a human, the Sand Wraith seemed to calm down a little as well, though still a bit defensive. Raineir then noticed the scars on the dragon's right side, as well as the fact that the left wing looked broken. She slowly held her hand out to him. "Hey there, boy. You must have had a tough time with humans, huh? I can help you with that wing of yours, if you let me. I won't hurt you. I promise." The Sand Wraith seemed hesitant, but then he slowly pressed his snout into Raineir's palm. "Ok, I'm going to need help getting you back. I'm going to let out a call, so don't be startled when I do, ok?" The dragon nodded. Raineir let out a Night Fury call. Soon, Hiccup arrived on Toothless, and together with Raineir and Flash, they created a large sling which the two dragons carried the Sand Wraith to the village in. The dragon was hostile to the other villagers, but Raineir calmed him down. Gothi was able to fix and bandage his wing. Unfortunately, even when fully healed, Claw, as he was now named, would always fly abnormally, though he was forever grateful to the viking girl who helped him.

 

How Raineir met Fireball the Gronckle:

It was peaceful on Berk once again, now that the Berkians and Outcasts were allies and Dagur was no longer a threat. Raineir was getting ready for her early morning flight with Flash. She was just finishing tying her second braid when she heard a loud commotion outside. Well, Berk was almost peaceful. There was still the occasional viking arguement and of course, untrained dragons wreaking havoc. Raineir groaned. "Not again," she said. Hurrying outside, she looked around for the source. Sure enough, there was a crowd of vikings. Raineir then noticed what was annoying the vikings: a stray and agitated Gronckle. He was obviously untrained and not used to so many humans, as he was growling and whacking his bludgeon-like tail into a few buildings, also shooting lava balls all over the place. Hiccup was already there by the time she approached the scene. Though Hiccup was one of the best at training dragons (both he and Raineir were pretty much tied with that), he looked at her and said, "Rain, can you help me train this Gronckle?" Although Gronckles were normally relatively easy to train, this one was proving to be a difficult case. Raineir agreed, and slowly approached said dragon. The Gronckle noticed her prescence and growled lowly at her, pawing the ground with his feet. "Hey, it's ok, boy. We aren't gonna hurt you. You're safe here." She then carefully held her hand out, revealing a small rock. The Gronckle looked surprised at the peace offering, but then he ate the rock happily, shooting a fireball in the sky afterward. He then nudged Raineir's hand. She smiled. "That's what I'm gonna call you. Fireball."

 

 

 

 

 

About Raineir

 

Full Name: Raineir Feralsome

 

Age: 19-20 (by the time of How to Train Your Dragon 2)

 

Gender: Female

 

Height: Shorter than the average female. 5 ft, 2 in.

 

Hair Color: Dark brown, tied into two semi-long braids in the back. In HTTYD 3, she now has wavy, shoulder length dark brown hair, which now has a purple streak on the right side.

 

Eye Color: Violet

 

Wears: Long sleeve gray dress, dark green leggings, brown fur boots, and two belts, one around the waist and one cross body style in which she keeps her sword. She also wears a necklace with a silver pendant of a Skrill. In HTTYD 3, Raineir now wears a short sleeve gray and purple top, gray leggings, Skrill-inspired skirt, Skrill boots, Skrill arm bracers, and metal shoulder guards. She still wears the waist belt, but instead of just one cross-body belt, she has two that cross over each other. She also still has the Skrill necklace.

 

Dragons: A Skrill named Flash. Flash looks like a regular Skrill, but has noticeable scars on her sides from when she was wounded by dragon hunters, about a month or so before Hiccup met Toothless. Flash, in an act of graditude, accepted Raineir as her rider and life-long partner. Like Hiccup and Toothless, Raineir and Flash proved that friends aren't just limited to the same species. Flash's personality is a little different from the average Skrill, though being one, she can have a bit of an attitude, and like Toothless, can be sarcastic and snarky. Nevertheless, Flash is a very loyal partner to Raineir. She is very affectionate towards her human sister (Raineir) and other humans and dragons she trusts. She and Raineir are very much like siblings. Raineir also later befriends a Terrible Terror she names Scout, who she taught to "scout" out people, dragons, and objects using hand signals. Scout is very friendly and playful, though not afraid to fight if her friends are threatened. Sometime between Mildew's betrayal of Berk and the war between the Berkian, Outcasts, and Berserkers, Raineir found and helped Claw, a Sand Wraith lost and confused in the forests of Berk.  Raineir's secondary riding dragon is Fireball the Gronckle.

 

Other Dragons: In addition to her main dragons, Raineir has also trained many others: Earthgrinder a titan Whispering Death, Silvermist a light violet Flightmare, Fireflower a violet Monstrous Nightmare, Lightning a violet and green Shockjaw, Bluebird a Deadly Nadder, and many others.

 

Main weapon: Electro, her trusty Gronckle Iron sword. Upon meeting Flash for the first time, Raineir defended her from dragon hunters, and discovered that her sword has the ability to shoot out lightning bolts.

 

Personality: In the first movie (if she were in it), she was much like Hiccup, though not as awkward (sorry, Hiccup). She and Hiccup are still very similar to one another. Raineir is intelligent, sometimes sarcastic, and very witty. Like Astrid, she is fully willing to fiercely defend her friends. She is a very kind and good-hearted person, always ready to help out her friends and family, though not afraid to call them out when they get out of line. She doesn't like to kill unless it's absolutely necessary. Raineir, like Hiccup, likes to consider herself a peacemaker.

 

Unofficial, Official Title: The Lightning Rider

 

Fun fact about Raineir: For an unknown reason, Raineir has an immunity to lightning, and eletrical shocks don't hurt or affect her negatively in any way. She may have been born this way, or maybe she gained it early on in her life, both probably foreshadowing her becoming a Skrill rider.

 

Here's a picture of Raineir and Flash, drawn by the awesome Zikta. Thank you Zikta! :)

 

 

And here's one by the awesome piggyxl. Thanks, piggyxl!

 

 

Lovely art piece of Raineir and Flash in HTTYD 3 by the great RedHoodJason. Thank you!

Another lovely piece done by the great piggyxl. Thank you!

 

Here's another artwork of Raineir and Flash, done be the great Katarile :)

 

A wonderful art piece of Raineir's HTTYD 3 look by the great snow-wish. Thanks for the art!

Here's Raineir again by the amazing Zikta:)

 

This is what Raineir looks like in her HTTYD 3 Skrill armor.  Art genrously done by the fabulous The Blobfish Queen, also known as XxXPurpleHolkingXxX! :)

 

Another art of Raineir in her Skrill armor, this one done by the fabulous Zikta! :)

 

 

This Skrill also drawn by the amazing Zikta

 

Another lovely Flash drawing by Zikta

 

Flash again, also by Zikta:)

 

This is also Flash by the awesome Wixyigzy

 

Here's another beautiful artwork of Flash by the amazing dogloven

 

Here's another epic art of Flash by the great RoaringOrigins!

 

Another lovely art of Flash by the great sunsetlighthelovely :)

Also Flash (with a lovely head wreath!) by the great SilverNight:)

 

Flash again, art by the great Fireflash :)

 

 

Here is a picture of Raineir and her Terrible Terror, Scout, drawn by the incredibly awesome Zikta:)

 

Here is a beautiful edit of Scout by the great Zeezur. Thank you! :)

 

Here's Scout again by the great RedHoodJason!

Here's Scout again by the great XxSilver.NightxX!:)

Here's Claw the Sand Wraith, another one of Raineir's dragons, as well as the third one she trained. This drawing generously done by the amazing Zikta:)

Here's Claw again, drawing very beautifully done by the great AndreaEaston!:)

 

Another Claw art by the great RoaringOrigins!:)

 

Here's a lovely holiday-themed art of Claw with Scout, in honor of Claw's first Snoggletog with humans and dragons who care about him. Done by the fabulous Zikta :)

 

 

 

 

Here's Earthgrinder in a lovely edit by the great AndreaEaston!:)

 

 

 

Who can forget about the handsome Fireball? Art generously done by the great CZNZ Dragon Rider!

 

 

An edit of Fireball by the great nathanviking! :)

 

This is Fireflower, a female Monstrous Nightmare that Raineir trained and befriended. Not as stubborn as Hookfang (probably because Raineir is not like Snotlout). This lovely edit done by the great nathanviking :)

 

 

 

Here's Silvermist, a female Flightmare trained and befriended by Raineir. Art done by the fabulous XxXPurpleHolkingXxX :)

 

This is Briny and Bender, another dragon that Raineir befriended during the Riders' time on Dragon's Edge. This Seashocker, after being helped by the viking girl, comes back frequently to visit her and the other Riders. Art generously done by the great AndreaEaston :)

 

 

 

 

Thanks to the awesome and generous AntroTyree, who did this beautiful art, I also now have a lovely Night Fury, Lavender Honey!

 

 

Here is my other adopted dragon, a Light Fury I named Pearl, adopted from the great dragonrider34:)  Pearl is calm and peaceful, a serene dragon, but also fierce and protective of her loved ones. Very playful, has a mischievious side.

 

Here's Pearl again, this lovely art done by the great Embalathedragonhatcher :)

 

 

Here's Seabreeze, my adopted Spyrogia from ImDerpySheylaYT!

Meet Ivy Leaf, my Artillery Wyvern hatched from Wildvanity's egg incubator! Ivy Leaf is cunning while hunting, but very sweet around friends and family. She loves playing hide and seek.

Here's Gemstone, my female titan Dreadful Growl, adopted from Wildvanity!  Gemstone's wing was injured by another titan dragon :( But, I am taking care of her! :)

 

 

And let's not forget one of my dragons, Echo the Thunderdrum, drawn by the incredibly fabulous XxXPurpleHolkingXxX! Thank you!

 

Here's Swift, a Windwalker trained by Mysticbirdwings, one of my side SoD vikings

 

 

 

Here's Bluebird, another one of Raineir's dragons, done by the amazing Zikta! :)

 

Another beautiful drawing of Bluebird, playing fetch (or wanting to) with a Christmas ornament, done by the fabulous Zikta! :)

 

Here's Ravenfire the Blazing Firemaw, edited by LissaFish. Zikta came up with this unique dragon, she's the creator!:) Ravenfire is another one of Raineir's trained dragons.

 

Meet Nightingale, my Catagon! The Catagon was created by the great AndreaEaston, who generously did this edit of Nightingale for me :)

 

 

 

Another beautiful drawing by the fabulous XxXPurpleHolkingXxX:

 

Star, a rare and lovely Finger Griffin that I nursed back to health. Art by the great LissaFish!

 

 

Lightningwhip (Skrill x Razorwhip) by the great snowflake12298!

 

 

A while back, I created a new dragon: the Twilight Fury, which looks just like a Night Fury, but with a few differences, including a different call, which sounds like a Barred Owl. Here's a drawing generously done by the amazing Zikta. Thank you Zikta! :)

 

Here's another one by the great DragonOfGalaxy. Thank you! :)

 

 

Another beautiful Twilight Fury by the great snowflake12298. Thank you! :)

 

 

Another lovely Twilight Fury generously drawn by the fabulous XxXPurpleHolkingXxX. Thank you! :)

 

Quickflash the Twilight Fury also by the great Zikta! :)

Also Quickflash by the great AndreaEaston! :)

 

Quickflash again, another art by the fabulous XxXPurpleHolkingXxX! :)

 

 

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And as a bonus swifts and swallows are basically made of adorible. (Not really a fact but I think it's true. I think they're some of the cutest birds and there are a lot of cute birds in the world)

 

 

Seriously though, I knew there were some birds that could spend freakishly long times on the wing. I didn't know swifts were one of them. Some sea birds come to mind in that regaurd too.

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Swallows are basically my favourite bird species, although barn owls are a top competitor!

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I heard that they could spend two years on the wing o.O unless I made that up XD

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This Pixel flighty is by, Alpha! Tysm :D Aureole, by Slargvarg! Ty! Flickering, by Era! tysm! Tyler the winged cat, by Mare! tysm! Spud and Seastalker, by Era. ty!

TS62 by the brilliant Snudoo! Ty!

 

Windfall, by Chame! Ty!

 

I take art commissions and art trades! 

I can do digital drawings. Dragons from HTTYD, Dragonvale and Flight Rising are all good, and so are hybrids. Be warned though, I will not draw boulder class, nadders, scuttleclaws, deathgrippes or groncicles. I can't get their heads right. BUT, I can always have a go at them in an art trade if you want to practice something you're not too good at yet (but you will be! You will always be amazing! :D)

I CAN have a go at drawing humans, even though I'm not particularly good.

Examples can be found on my DeviantArt page.


PM me if you would like art, or I can be found on Discord at Flitt Locke#7968

I may be slow due to rl stuff, but I WILL get it done. If you want to know where you are on the list, then you can find a request list here.



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macaws have a bone in their tongue! that's how they crush walnts!

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This siggy is guarded by the KING OF THE DIGITAL WORLD!

 

( made by AndreaEaston! )

 

Name: InkyDigiWing or Harper (FORMERLY ApertureNightFury12345)

 

 

Gender: Female

 

 

Age 21

 

 

 

Hobbies: Edits, Roleplaying, Drawing, being a whovian....or secretly an inky demon shhhhhhhhhhhhhh

 

 

 

Fandoms: Bendy And The Ink Machine, Doctor Who, Digimon ( I'm part of the Xros Heart and don'tcha forget it! ) HTTYD, Charmed, Bioshock

 

 

 

Pets: 3 dogs ( 2 biological and one is a robot )

 

 

 

 

Movies: HTTYD, Sgt Stubby, Eragon, Detective Pikachu, Rio 1 and 2, ghostbusters, Last evoloution ( if they even play it where I live, SONIC THE HEDGEHOOOOOOOOGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG, Resident evil films, Jumanji

 

 

 

 

 

Forum Request + Inkling by ImDerpySheyla

 

 

 

Inkling the Ink Demon Yoshi done by ImDerpySheylaYT

 

 

 

Inky by Tigerli1y

 

 

Flightmare 4 by FlittIngermanShotMist

 

 

Flightmare 10 by FlittIngermanRevin

 

 

 

Flightmare 13 by FlittIngermanShoutBlitz

 

my Flightmares are by Flitt

 

 

 

Binky by ImDerpySheyla

 

Binky by ImDerpySheylaYT

 

 

Marshrunner-8Digi by Speedyleaf

 
 

 

INKYDIGIWING - FBQ by AndyArtworks

 

by AndreaEaston

 

 

Inky done by the famous WoollyHowlEra

 

 

art of the Digimon's king and princess by Frugal

 

 

 

RPs I'm in!

 

Guardians Of The Multiverse Free Roleplay

 

Doctor Who: Tales From Across The Universe

 

 

OF LIGHTNING AND DEATH

 

 

Dragon Training HTTYD Limited Spot Roleplay

 

 

 

 

 

I umm have a fondness for the Indoraptor he's a good boi

 

 

 

and of Douxie Casperan

 

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I don't know any bird facts but I would like to soo... Here I am. I know that someone I know caught a baby before it fell (it was learning how to fly) and now I've realized how cute kestrels are. They're adorable!

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      Hello all! How are you guys? People who play the game will know me as Maz, that's a lot easier then AMAZIEing... lets just go with Maz instead! :3

 

                                                             Things about me: 

                                                     Age(ish): teen 

                                              Gender: female 

                                      I like to: read, dance, being with friends and musical theatre!

                              School: Home, in other words, I'm homeschooled

                       Family: I have many sisters and a brother

             Religion: Christan. :D

    Friend Code: PM me to find out, I have it ready and waiting for you.

Personality : ENTP (AKA The debater) and My ennagram type  8 with a 7 wing. I've been told I'm very loyal and I like to think of myself as funny :D I'm a Hufflepuff! (although sometimes I call myself a HuffleSlitherDoor XD) 

 

   Leader and friend of At Last You See The Light, a good clan for anyone who enjoy's doing battle's and don't care  about Trophies to much!                                   

Made by StormySavage! Thanks Stormy! :D

(Banner made by EmeraldHuntress65! I love it! Clan Member of: Isle Of Gazoo

(Banner below by EmeraldHuntress65, edited into gif form by StormySavage)

 

FANDOMS!!! :D :D :D 

BBC Merlin, Dr.who, Star Wars, Marvel, Harry Potter, Rangers Apprentice, Avitar the last airbender, Chuck, Once upon a time, Disney, Warrior Cats, Percy Jackson, and many more! (I'll add more later)

Favorite colors! :D Purple, Yellow, Blue, and some tones of pink. :3

                              I have so many dragons it'll take awhile to write it all down!

1: Marya, the green sand wraith,  2: Sky, sky blue Deadly Nadder,  3: Will treaty, grean wispering death,  4: Pendragon Gona (or Morgona, they wouldn't let me name her that though) Purple wispering death 5: Jennny, pink purple groncicle 6: Arther Pendragon, red wispering death 7: Uther Pendragon, grey wispering death 8: Phill Colson, blue eruptadon 9: Bomburst (from chitty chitty Bang Bang, I did that play before) red Groncle 10: Thanos, Baby purple Groncle 11: Jemima (also from Chitty) pink nightmare 12: Jeremy Potts (Chitty) blue titan Nightmare 13: the Flash, red speed stinger 14: Garmadon, Purple Changewing 15: Kili and Fili, pink Zippleback 16: Zuko, Bronze red Razerwip 17: Azula, Grey red pink Razerwip 18: TheBalrogOfMorgoth, Red and black Snafflefang 19: Regina Mills, purple Deathsong 20: Ananis, Purple thunderdrum,  21: Saphira, Gold (or yellow, whatever you want to call it) Thunderdrum 22: Bealfire,blue and gold armurwing  23: LunaLovegood, yellow wholly howl 24: Shuri, purple deathgripper

(these are done by Aetherna)                                         (This is Foam)

(for anyone wondering, my two other accounts are called, Spot Conlin, and Oashnokia)

In game I have 4 accounts, My two main and My two Just-for-fun ones. On my first (Name: Mazhira) account I have almost everything done 'cept a few expansions. In all the other accounts I still have a lot left. You're likly to find me at the training grounds around battle times under the name Mazhira or AlenkaJackson. Till then, Keep flying! :D

 

 

      I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

                                                                      -Psalms 86:12

 

My avatar picture was drawn by the amazingly talented Frugal! Thank you so much! ;3

Sorry for the bad writing and spelling, I have slight Dysgraphia and  thus my thoughts arn't very easly understood (Plus I talk in an Accent sometimes and it bleeds into my writing) :D 

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           ART!!!!! Oh NO! Were'd most of it  go?!?! Oh wait, here it is!

http://forum.schoolofdragons.com/content/mazs-siggy-art#comment-845131

 

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Here is Spout! My amazing Silver Phantom done by the talented Sohki!

 

 

Here is Honycrisp when someone wakes her up XD Thank you so much Wholly Howl Era! :3

 

This Delightful girl is Honeycrisp again done by the simply fantastic Fun Dragon! I love her! :D

 

Here is Honycrisp! Done talently by Slargvarg!

 

Here's a wonderful gif of my dragon done wonderfully by DrakeTheDragon5567!

 

 

 

I do art! :D Look at the top if you want any!

Here's a few of my pieces of artwork in link form! 

https://postimg.cc/75z0Z15R

https://postimg.cc/6TQZvx7n

https://postimg.cc/RWmVwwPy

https://postimg.cc/tZc46ffN

Here's some on paper, top is a person the other one is a dragon

https://postimg.cc/1f9dWLX1

https://postimg.cc/9w2df5Km

Here's a few things I will not draw, Sand wraiths,deathgrippers, (Can never get SW or DG' heads right) and anything NSFW. I reserve the right to refuse any art request that I feel is wrong or something and makes me feel wrong. That being said, I love drawing for you people so everything should be fine. :3

 

This wonderful clan banner was done by the simply fantastic Mareenamuse!

And with that, You have reached the end! Great Job! :D

 

Hey! You can request a free drawing via PM now! Yay! :3

 

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KESTRELS, yes!  I love those little guys!

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Here's something about a pretty well known bird were I come from, the kiwi!
 

The kiwi has a HUGE egg in realtion to its body size, about six times bigger than normal for a bird of its size. Ostriches may lay the largest eggs, but they only take up about 2% of the bird's body weight. A kiwi egg by comparison takes up about 20% of the mother's body. If you compare this again to people, a human baby at full term is 5% of its mothers weight.

 

This makes for a pretty painful laying for the poor mother kiwi, however laying such a large egg means it can hold enough yolk for the chick to live off for its first week of life. By that time, chicks have usually learnt to find food for themselves and kiwi parents seldom have to feed their offspring.

 

I think it's pretty amazing that such a small bird can lay such a large egg!  

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Yeah, I can't imagine what it would be like for the Kiwi to carry around an egg that big and then lay it.

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Kiwis are troopers. However it's really easy for the hen to become egg bound. Gotta do this carefully.

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Some birds keep their nests clean via the babys p.ooping projectile style. In others the babys put their waist in a sort of mucus sack thing that the parents can carry away from the nest and despose of.

 

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It's called a fecal sac. The parents grab it right as it leaves the cloaca, swallow it, and regurgitate it somewhere away from the nest to hide the location from predators. The chick lets the parents know by raising his butt and wiggling it tail (or bald tail bump lol).

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I knew it was called something spesific. Was too lazy to look it up though so thanks.

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Bunch of fun facts:

 

1. Kiwi is the closest descendant of the dodo.

2. Proportionate to its body size, the kiwi lays the largest egg of any bird.

3. Kiwis have fur.

4. The male ostrich can roar.

5. The male and female peacock look so different that ornithologists thought they were different species.

6. The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on the planet reaching speeds of 120 mph.

7. Eagles reuse their nest their whole lives.

8. The turkey was almost the national bird of America.

9. Birds that mate for life have marital spats.

10. Some birds live in hierarchies.

11. Birds have recently been declared reptilian.

12. A crested bird's crest doesn't indicate every emotion.

13. Birds "beak" to see if something (like your hand) is solid enough to stand on without falling (most people mistake this for aggression).

14. Many chicks are immediately fed solid food instead of regurgitated foods.

15. The cockatiel looks like a jungle bird, but it originates from Australia.

16. Setting a domesticated bird free is practically a death sentence.

17. Birds can mast.urbate.

18. Birds spread oil on their feathers when they preen. The oil keeps the feathers waterproof, but also gives the bird vitamin D for the next time they preen and collect the oil.

19. Beaks can get bruised and heal (but cracks and chips won't grow back).

20. All females can lay eggs with or without a male present.

21. Some birds love their humans so much they'll try to mate with them.

22. The real name for the parakeet is "budgerigar."

23. A yellow cockatiel is classified as albino.

24. The albatross has the largest wingspan of any bird.

25. A lot of birds will hiss to show displeasure and it sounds like a cat.

26. The kestrel is the smallest bird of prey.

27. Eagles are jerks. They catch prey, kill it, and leave it without eating a thing.

28. The bee hummingbird is the tiniest bird in existence.

29. Male birds of some species will play a game of chicken by diving headfirst towards the ground to impress females.

30. Although the male ostrich will mate with any girl and raise the young, he still has a "main lady". What a player.

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Kiwi do not have fur. They have hairlike feathers.

 

 

9. is funny though. A lot of people hold mate for life animals on a pedistal when the truth is some pairings do actually break up or even cheat on each other. It seems falling in love with someone and drifting apart later happens in the wild too.

 

 

21. Can personally confirm. It has happened in my house. My cockatiel has a crush on my sister though we've managed to comunicate to some extent that no, he's not her type. Sorry bud. ....Now he's moved on to one of our cats. We're watchful of this of course but at least he picked the gentle one. *Still mega yikes*

 

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Gaassspppp I have been lied to for years!!! 
 

They also fight over parental duties. XD It's funny. Sad sometimes but generally funny. These guys gets divorces and "it's complicated"s.

 

I had a budgie several years ago who rode my cats around like a horse and if they turned their heads she would bite the snot out of their ears. XD Cats didn't mess with her much. She knew who was boss. I currently have a cockatiel. She laid eggs in her food bowl and ate while she sat on them. She's THAT kind of bird.

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Fun bird fact #2!

This bird here?

This is a Nicobar pigeon, and it's believed to be the closest living relative of the extinct Dodo.  Yes, the Dodo is, in fact, believed to have been a part of the pigeon and dove family.

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Wow! Thats a very colorful pigeon!

                     Introducing the one, the only, the magnificent AZULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL! 

   (Sorry but I had to do this on a bird thread XD)   Azul! Azul! Oi! Oi! Oi!

 

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I would first like to introduce

                Honey!               

My signatures fierce but loyal 

guardian made by the amazing 

Sohki!                                                                And here's my mini dragon irl who will protect this siggy with

                                                                                                                                           his cute and adorableness!       

              

(Protect us well Honey)                    

 

 

                                                    

This is snowball, she's waiting for winter

 Made by the ever so talented AndreaEaston!

 

                                                                               

                  

                                                                                                                                                         

  

                      Now that that's out of the way....   

                       Moraboume

                                      Main Viking:

                                  Seashoker Tamer       

Friend Code: Pm me for it

Main/Fav Ingame dragon: Titan w​ooly howl or Silver phantom, can't choose! 

Clan: Isle of Gazoo

Trophies:2,000 and counting!

Number of dragons (not including eggs):43

Adventurer Level: 50

Fishing level:14

Dragon Bonding level:50

Farming Level:21

UDT Points: 233865 and counting!

Weapon of choice: sword or mace (particulary macy the mace) XD

                                Secondary Viking:

                                  XxElectricStarXx

Main dragon: Rumblehorn

Clan: DVMA

                             Out of Game info:

Favorite color: Royal/saphire blue

Main hobby: writing and/or listening to music if that counts as a hobby

Favorite season: winter (so peaceful! Especially with snow on the ground )

Gender: Female

Favorite type of music: edm

Favorite quote:                                                                    

 

 I guess you can call me a SOD veteran, I started in 2014 but then my account deleted and I took a LOOOOOOONG hiatus afterward, haha. I am OK in racing, I have my good days and bad. I recently moved to sunny CA but used to live in Chicago. I am proud to say I am a Jehovah's Witness, been regular pioneering since 2016 and that is my main priorty in life. It was the best decision I ever made. I'm also an animal lover, I have an Indian Ringneck Parrot, 2 betta's, 2 mastiffs, 3 quail, and 14 chickens (hopefully a horse soon)!

 

                                                         

Banner by EmeraldHuntress65                    

 

But enough me! 

         Here are some of my favorite memes, screenshots and wonderfully done art!

This is my titan woolly howl who was drawn magnificently by Madoka. I can't thank you enough for this wonderful

work of art!     

 

                         My girl Joshie was made stunningly by Tigerli1y!                             

                    Another beautiful masterpiece of Joshie done by Sohki!                 

                                                                                                                  

 

Here is my extremely rare Titan Light Woolly made by Kasanelover!

 

 

This is azul who always hangs around my shoulder and loves looking in the mirror. (Made beautifully by Belubel)

 

                                 The end!   (For now....)

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                             

 

     

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Dang thats a pretty birb

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Name: Morgan

Age: 19

In-Game Name: XWraithRacerX

My Instagram:

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My Dragons:

Click the name to see a picture!

 

Chillyfrost (Snow Wraith, Male, Titan)

Arain (Snow Wraith, Female)

Frostwind (Woolly Howl, Female)

Nirrus (Triple Stryke, Male)

Flare (Skrill, Male)

Shocksurge (Shockjaw, Male, Titan)

 

Skipper (Mudraker, Male)

Thorn (Deadly Nadder, Female, Titan)

Coriander (Rumblehorn, Male)

Flatfoot (Rumblehorn, Female)

 

Violet (Singetail, Female)

Sparrow (Terrible Terror, Male, Titan)

Fireflash (Monstrous Nightmare, Male, Titan)

Sparktail (Typhoomerang, Male)

Sparks (Fireworm Queen, Female)

 

Chill (Shivertooth, Male)

Cloudcover (Razorwhip, Female)

Mirror (Razorwhip, Female)

Stormflight(Stormcutter, Male, Titan)

 

More to come!

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The sunglasses are a nice touch

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Thanks ya'll! *azul showers you with kisses and squawks*   In case you guys are wondering this is my indian ringneck Azul who acts bratty but looks adorable at the same time so he gets away with EVERYTHING XD

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I have a pearled Lutino cockatiel named Cassie. She's a clown with a mohawk. AND SO SASSY. She's spoiled rotten. I started making comics about her. Kind of spread to other birbs but... 

 

Wish I could show you pics of her. :( I have one where I dressed her up for Christmas. Another where I was trying to clip her nails and she kept struggling so much...and then she fell asleep dead in the middle of her dramatics. And another of her being an idiot, getting herself trapped in my desk. She's a riot. Lol and she has such a weird thing for heads. I once took her to the vet and the vet's assistant kept having to take her off his head. Cass is super gentle and wouldn't bite anyone ever, so he got attached to her and was sad to see her leave. She laid eggs in her food bowl and sat on them while she ate (EFFICIENCY INCREASE). Oh and she loves butterfly kisses! Once I learn to draw like a more experienced artist I'll become a cartoon hobbyist and make a bunch of comics, probably mostly around birds. Name Butterfly Bird because my bird likes butterfly kisses. And also chews on my eyelashes sometimes. "GIMME DEM KIMSES!!!"

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My tiel is more the "I'll sit on you and eat your food but don't touch me unless I need rescueing" sort of bird. 

 

Part of this is he's just not very hand tame. He's not scared of fingers. (again, if he lands somewhere weird THEN he will let you rescue him and he eats from hands no problum with no flinching)

He's just a stink. He doesn't get into as many shinanigans but he does bait the more dangerous cat by dive bombing him and flying away. 

Given that and his earlyer mentioned cat crush I think it's safe to say he's got dangerous relationships with cats. One that is the main reason I absolutely do not like to leave him out of his cage if I'm not home even if it's just for a breif moment. He's an amazing flyer but it's still worrying.

He likes heads too. Or at least he use to. His insistance on sitting in people's hair has gone down some, starting with when I repared a pair of headphones/earmuffs he chewed with tape. He decided the tape was evil and wasn't interested in sitting on my head as much anymore. Somehow that also translated to not sitting on anyone else's head as much too.

 

 

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Birds are so weird. I mean Cassie isn't a cuddler, AT ALL, but she does love to sit on me (especially jeans, idk why) and preen the day away. She just won't bite. And it took her EIGHT YEARS to figure out she could use my fingers as a head scratcher. Molting season is super fun when I have a bird constantly chasing my hands to get head scritches. And she knows some commands (and usually will not follow them). She knows "gimme kiss". She'll hiss and then reach her beak out towards my lips (or hiss and do nothing). "Wanna boop!" She'll hiss then hold her crest down and let me tap her head. "Wanna hug?" She hisses and "rawks" but lets me put one cheek against her side and a hand further away from her other side. And then what she wants... "Wanna scritch?" Faster than lightning she holds her head down and waits. XD If she's on my shoulder she'll sometimes stare at my nose because she understands that me nuzzling her is kind of like a scritch. Or she'll straight up chew my eyelashes wanting butterfly kisses. Oh but if I try to scratch my face, I'm really annoying her. Try to refill her food? HISS HISS HISS thank you. Refill water? Uugghhh she thinks I'll never bring the silo back and SCREAMS. She's actually pretty cool about me cleaning her cage as long as she's on a high perch outside of it. Oh and she'll get mad at me over stupid stuff she does. Seriously though...? I was getting ready for bed one night and she was perched on top of a door (I have this open-up desk and she likes to sit on the left door). I was about to throw my shirt over my head and in precision timing she decided to fly to my head. The shirt went right over her and trapped her in the sleeve right behind my armpit. XD Like the responsible bird owner that I am, I took a video of her plight before removing her. She got so mad she waddled back into her cage and just stared at me from the corner. She didn't even fly, she just walked off with such sass. You little censored, you did this to yourself...

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Your bird is halarious.

That last one reminds me of a cat we had once who would sloooooowwwlly start to slide off a person's lap with a "Meeeeeeeeee" and if you don't catch her she looked at you like you pushed her off even though she had every chance to stop herself. You've got a cat bird. Congrats.

 

Sunset meanwhile will land beside you and I guess.....forget that he aprouched you and proceed to do the hissyface (open beak as if to his but a hiss doesn't always come out) as if you're coming for him when you move your arm to scratch your head or something. It's not all the time, just when he's a little sleepy and grouchy I think.

 

Sunset also has food shinanigans. Though it's more, he will try to get into the freashly poured food before I even place it and sometimes I have to just stand there and wait for him to move as he's so in the way. Like, I don't starve him by any means but if someone watched me feed him they might think I did. Weirdly he ignores the water bowl being moved. Apparently the food bowl is scary to loose but the water? Ptttt. No problum.

 

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Fun bird facts #3 and 4!  I'm doing two right now, because, why not?

The record for the longest roundtrip migration goes to the Arctic tern, as they migrate between the North Pole and the South Pole.  The average total distance during their entire migration is roughly 44,000 miles.  While this is not nonstop flying, it's still quite a feat for a bird.

Arctic tern

 

Now bird fact #4!  When it comes to the longest nonstop flight during migration, the record goes to the Bar-tailed godwit.  In August 2007, one female flew nonstop from western Alaska to New Zealand, a total of 7,258 miles.  The journey took eight days.

Bar-tailed godwit

NOTE: All the photos I use with the bird facts are NOT owned by me!

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Sooo, I just realized that it's been almost a month since I last posted a bird fact here, so here's another one!  The smallest owl in the world is the Elf owl, which is between 5 and 6 inches in length or so.

Look at this little guy!

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Ooooh! I love bird facts! Here, I'll contribute one:

Bearded vulture in this photo: What is happening why is this weird thing holding me I don't know what to do h e l p

 

Meet the Bearded Vulture, one of my personal favorite birds because of how darn sci-fi they look! They're also known as Ossifrage, or Lammergeiers

 

These birds feed on a diet of almost entirely bones and bone marrow. Their stomach acid is registered at a pH of about '1' and bones consumed by these birds are digested within 24 hours.

 

They can carry almost their own weight in bone up into the air, too! They're known to take large bones up into the air and drop them so that they break apart into smaller, bite sized pieces. They also do the same to unfortunate tortoises they happen upon, of which they also eat.

 

Something else that's interesting about these birds... see that orange coloring? Well, that's not their actual feather color. Their ACTUAL feather color is white:

 

But, they bathe themselves in iron-rich mud or dust to get that rusty orange color in their feathers:

 

It's theorized they do this to make themselves look more intimidating! (War paint birbs!)

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Welcome to my signature.

Here's some stuff 'bout me.

I am a girl.

I'm a Christian.

I like the color Blue/teal.

My favorite dragon class is Boulder Class.

 my main dragon(s) are a Screaming Death named Odin, and a Skrill named Jayfeather.

I love Doctor Who, Avatar the Last Airbender, Chuck, Psych, Harry Potter, Pokemon, G.I. Joe, and other nerd-y things.

My favorite Httyd dragons whose names start with the letter s are Screaming Deaths, Shivertooths, Skrills, Scauldrons, Smothering Smokebreaths, Snafflefangs, Shovelhelms, Sword Stealers, Snifflehunches (+Sneezelhunches) and Seashockers! (that's alot!)

And I am usually friendly :D (I mean, I try, at least.)

In-game name is: IIicedragonII (No, not lice dragon. Those are capital i's not l's. And you simply pronounce it as "Ice dragon" x'D)

Friend code: hmm.. P.M. me if you want it. Can't take any chances o3o

And I'm a proud member of The Phantom Lords! (ROAAAAAAAAR!)

I'll probably post some bios about my dragons, but I'm too lazy to do it right now if ever.

 

My main viking OC, Eira Glacier, reading a book on top of her main dragon, Odin, by... oh hey, it's by me!

Lovely screenshot I got of my viking and Odin staring at the moon ^w^

Epic picture of Odin done by WutendBonfire!

 

 

Cobra, my grapple grounder, by.. me!

 

Picture of Roach the young Shellfire by me!

Awesome edit of Roach the young Shellfire by Midnight2558!

 

Picture of Spottedleaf by Tyrannosaur66!

Unglück, the disaster child Titanwing Light Fury by ZestyDragonWing!

 

Picture of Mage by FlamingHusky!

 

Amazing edit of Armakillo done by Siren-Spirit!

 

Great edit of Ignis my Monstrous Nightmare done by Frytha!

 

Corliss, the Big Bad Boophis by the ever-so-talented Varku!

Ankle-Biter, my Wocky Jabberjaw, by the skillful Chameishida!

 

The Acidic ScuttleSting! Idea by me and this amazing picture by NightmareRebuff!

Blight the nightfury/razorwhip hybrid adopted from Tyrannosaur66!

 

Picture of Graveyard discovering a new friend after waking up from a nap by Celestial Dragon!

 

Trenton, the mega-rad, uber tubular Whispering Death/Thunderpede hybrid, by.. me :'D

Trenton as an Animal Crossing villager, by the ever-astounding Zestydragonwing!

 

Glorious picture of Trenton by the talented TosiLohi!

Chaz, Trenton's 'little' brother.. (Beautifully generated by Chameishida!)

 

Terence, the Speed Stinger/Gronckle hybrid done by... myself.

Wilbur, the adorably goofy Abomibumble gift I got from my friend ApertureNightfury12345!

 

Miscellaneous:

 

 

Proud Winner (by default.. lol) of the September/October Dragon Design Contest! (Hosted by ZestyDragonWing)

 

Fun fact: Guzzlord is my favorite pokemon <3 (drawn by me, you can tell because it's drawn so small :'D)

Lil' short:

Jayfeather: C'mon friend, this thing won't hurt anyone!

Odin: I do not have time to mess around with strange objects.

Jayfeather: Look, just hold still.

-Seawings makes sure to not be in the shot of the camera-

-click-

Jayfeather: Aha! Got it. Ahh fish paste, my wing was in it..

Odin: Hand that over this minute! I... want to see if you got my good side..

Jayfeather: HA!

Seawings: G-guys lets just bring this thing to Ice, o-okay?

Odin: GIVE ME THE PICTURE!!

Jayfeather: YOU'LL HAVE TO FIGHT ME FOR IT!!

Odin: GIVE IT HERE YOU EEL WITH WINGS OR AM I GONNA HAVE TO-

-Jayfeather flew off chuckling-

-Odin roared after him-

-Seawings whimpers and decides to follow-

(Funny picture of Odin and Jayfeather by Wutend Bonfire!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ha! Got ya >:D

(awesome gif of Odin by Peymae!)

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Yes, Lammergeiers are very cool birds!  Vultures are very neat.  They may not be the prettiest birds out there, but they have great instincts and are said to have a decent sense of smell.  Plus, they are very important to ecosystems since they clean up carcasses and (in this case) bones.

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Heehee yes yes. We get a lot of turkey vultures in our area, beautiful (and terrifying!) birds. We had one standing just outside our house one day. I swear it was about as tall as my knees! It's fun to watch them glide around the area, they barely have to flap their wings at all. Great for getting rid of roadkill!

 

We also get some eagles and quite a few aquatic birds like herons because there's a lot of water around our area. It's always a treat to watch a heron fly by. We've also had FISH dropped in our yard before xD (And for clarification... our yard is nowhere near a pond that would have fish in it. A bird had to have dropped said fish in our yard. It's happened twice now, that we know of.)