How do you feel about birds?
Well, I take a very keen interest in nature, so I love to learn about different species of plants, animal kingdom, and yes, birds. They are truly fascinating creatures and they come in all shapes and sizes. Bird watching is one of my favorite things to do.
Have you seen many kinds of birds?
Well, living in the city, birds are a rare sight. Most of the stuff about birds that I’ve seen is on documentaries of the great outdoors. I mean, I’ve seen some common breeds in real life like pigeons and such, but nothing too exotic.
How do Vietnamese feel about birds?
Overall, they are not very into birds. Only elderly people are fond of keeping birds. Most of people only like to eat them especially game birds like pheasants. People in remote areas often hunt for birds in the wild and roast them over an open fire. They are considered a delicacy where I come from.
Are there birds near your home?
You know, I haven’t spotted any in my neighborhood. You’re more likely to find them in zoos, national parks or in the countryside. Also, a lot of barbershops in Hanoi have bird cages. Not sure why that is.
Have you seen many different kinds of birds?
I have only seen a few, I am not much of a bird watcher The ones I have seen are pretty common, like pigeons and sparrows. I haven’t sighted any exotic breeds.