“I Like Aix” corely references “I Like Ike”, a slogan for Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower’s presidential campaign in the 1950s. Aix galericulata means “crested aix”, the word αἴξ, aix, being used by Aristotle for an unknown variety of water-bird. In Greek, it would have been pronounced something like “aye-ks”, which is what I’ve used in the title of this incendiary intervention. But “ay-ks” is probably better in modern English.
White bird-eggs of various species
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• Eggs for Eyes — colored eggs of various species
• Multicolore Mondo Macao
Red and yellow maccaw, Macrocercus aracanga, by Edward Lear (1812-1888)
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(Now Scarlet Macaw, Ara macao)
• Multimo Mondo Macca
Also known as the Carolina parakeet
, Conuropsis carolinensis
, this bird is now extinct.