Parrots

A Very Silly Cockatoo Bird Meows Like a Cat to Scare Off a Trio of Curious Kittens

A silly white-crested cockatoo joined a trio of adorable little kittens and began to meow and hiss in perfect imitation, seemingly in an effort to …

Cats

Pet Vet: Changes in pet cockatoo suggest dietary danger

We have discussed in the past how important it is to catch changes in our companions' behaviors and habits as early as possible to address any …

Birds

'Hearthstone' Midrange Hunter Deck Guide: How To Play Rexxar In 'Journey To Un'Goro'

Midrange Hunter is the best deck in <i>Hearthstone</i> after the release of <i>Journey To Un’Goro</i> . I’ve said that about Elemental Shaman and Crystal Core Rogue …

Cockatoo Yanks Eyeglasses

(Rumble link)<p>Sid the cockatoo must consider it his job to remove Dave's glasses. He hates the eyeglasses! No, wait, Sid thinks it's loads of fun.<p>Sid …

Cool Stuff

Magician Reunited With Pet Cockatoo: 'He's My Baby'

A Virginia magician's heart dropped when he realized he had lost his beloved pet cockatoo, Sunny."It was like a bomb inside of me," Edgar Jorge …

Erin Moran

Tweet of the week: the parakeet

<i>Our new Telegraph series explores Great Britain’s magnificent bird life</i><p>Imagine holding a rubber duck at bath-time and giving eight squeaks in rapid succession. And there you have it: the call of the ring-necked parakeet; the bully-boy of the skies.<p>The emerald green parakeet, with its scarlet beak …

Nature

Parrots make intelligent, inquisitive and colourful pets

WHEN it comes to deciding on a new pet, our first thought is usually should it be a cat or a dog? But Mark Holland wants to open our eyes to a more …

Pets

Blue-headed Parrot (Pionus menstruus) Blue-headed Parrot | the Internet Bird Collection

Blue-headed Parrot<p><b>Species:</b> Blue-headed Parrot <i>Pionus menstruus</i><b><br>Subspecies:</b> <i>Pionus menstruus menstruus</i><b><br>Author:</b> Roger Ahlman<p>Date:<p>Wednesday, November 9, 2011<p>…

Birds

Cockatoo becomes thrilled when owner arrives at home

Onni the one-year-old umbrella cockatoo adores his owner and waits for him to come home from work every single day. Onni is a common Finnish name …

Pets

Ancient Puebloans Probably Had Farms for Macaw Feathers

One of the primary sources of nourishment for ancient Puebloans, who are indigenous to the southwestern parts of North America, was corn, which they …

Weird

Burnt parrot show off new wings made of matches and superglue

Who knew a crafter-noon could do <i>this?</i><p>After an endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo was seriously burnt after a powerline explosion, the little feathered dude was taken to Australia's Perth Zoo, where vet staff decided they'd need to get crafty.<p>The cockatoo had lost his wing feathers in the accident, so …

Humor

Cockatoo's feather transplant 'like having hair extensions'– video

A badly burnt Carnaby’s cockatoo – an endangered species – is given a second chance at flight by vets in Perth who used superglue and donor feathers to painstakingly rebuild the bird’s wings. ‘It’s in essence like hair extensions in people,’ said Perth Zoo vet Peter Ricci

Hair

Badly burned cockatoo given new feathers with superglue and matchsticks

Endangered Carnaby’s cockatoo treated by vets at Perth Zoo after it was badly burnt on a power line<p>Vets at Perth zoo have used matchsticks and glue to replace the flight feathers of a Carnaby’s cockatoo which was badly injured after it was burned on a power line.<p>Using a syringe to coat the donor …

Birds

Perth Zoo gives burnt cockatoo new wings

The combination of matchsticks, superglue and donor feathers have given a badly burnt cockatoo new wings after surgery at Perth Zoo.<p>The young …

Wildlife

Einstein the Parrot Turns 30

Einstein the African grey parrot at Zoo Knoxville is 30 years old today. (They call it his "hatch day.") In honor of the occasion, the zoo released a …

Wildlife

This hilarious video of two cockatoos listening to music has the entire internet choosing sides

As wonderful and enjoyable as music can be, it can also be divisive. Because sometimes you’re just not feeling the music someone else is listening …

Entertainment

Internet goes crazy for cockatoo filmed rocking out to Elvis - and has the hairstyle to prove it

The clip, originally posted on YouTube, shows his perch partner unimpressed at the rock and roll behaviour.<p>As Graceland prepares to commemorate 40 …

Music

Twitter loves two bell-ringing cats and an Elvis-loving cockatoo

Commentary: In both cases, please witness performance art of the highest caliber. The cockatoo, however, is a clear winner.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Animals can be endearing in a way that humans just can't.<p>Their spontaneity, their …

Technology

What Causes Parakeets to Die Suddenly?

When your friendly, chatty parakeet seems fine one minute and then suddenly dies, there's no single reason you can pinpoint without asking your vet …

Wellness

Debbie the cockatoo dies after cyclone

The battered cockatoo who became a global star in the wake of Cyclone Debbie has passed away.<p>Rescued by a Townsville Bulletin photographer on …

Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie: Saturated cockatoo in photo dies

<b>A bedraggled cockatoo that was pictured stripped of its feathers in a cyclone-hit Australian forest has died.</b><p>The bird - dubbed "Debbie", after the cyclone - was rescued among broken twigs in Queensland on Tuesday.<p>A photograph of the cockatoo, by the Townsville Bulletin's Alix Sweeney, became a …

Cyclone Debbie

Tiny bird and cat 'fight' over who's cuter

"I'm the cutest!"<p>"No, I'm the cutest!"<p>"The internet loves me the most!"<p>We imagine that was the conversation that led to this adorable wrestling match …

Lifestyle

Scientists Observe Freaky Parrot Ritual, Call It Contagious Laughter

Birds are incredible, beautiful creatures from afar. They have lots of colors, they have beaks, they can fly, and all that other neat birdy stuff. Up …

Zoology

This Parrot Has An 'Infectious Laugh,' Scientists Say

For the first time in birds, researchers say they have found evidence that a New Zealand parrot has the avian equivalent of an infectious laugh.<p>They call it "positive emotional contagion" — which they define as "outwardly emotional actions that spread from one individual to another." In humans, …

Birds

How do you make a parrot laugh? It helps if another parrot laughs, too

Laughter is contagious<p>If you hear two people laugh, chances are you’re going to smile or laugh yourself because laughter <i>is</i> contagious — and not just for humans. Some birds get giggle fits, too.<p>Wild keas — a large parrot species from New Zealand — engaged in playful behavior when researchers played …

Zoology

Someone's dressed as a parrot and taken loads of pictures to help sell a house

A man dressed as a parrot is trying to sell a house.<p>The three-bedroom property, in Bolton, features "a gloss black kitchen with granite work …

Real Estate

Black cockatoo rescue renews fears for wildlife at Perth road project

Environmental groups call on Barnett government to stop Roe 8 freight link project until potential dangers to other animals are assessed<p>An endangered black cockatoo has been rescued from the side of a road near the construction site for the controversial Perth freight link project.<p>Days after …

Wildlife

9 Up-Close Scientific Images from the Wellcome Image Awards

Each year, the Wellcome Image Awards highlight some of the most fascinating scientific images from around the world, as chosen by a panel of experts …

Biotechnology

This Parakeet Quotes Airplane! Among Other Geeky Films

Related Articles<p>Disco is a parakeet who has a special ability.<p>Disco can drop movie references like the best of us.<p>From Disco’s Facebook page:<p>Disco is …

Disco

World Parrot Trust

Last month two seizures of wild Timneh parrots in illegal trade were made in Liberia and taken to a purpose-built facility at Libassa Wildlife …

Wildlife