Parrots

Whose is this pretty boy, then? Owner of lost parrot sought

As winter approaches, any resemblance Cullingworth may have had to the Amazon rainforest grows fainter by the day.<p>So villager Dorothy Chiverton is …

Amazon Rainforest

A parrot ordered a bizarre shopping list from Amazon Alexa including fire, rock and cheese

Iconic.<p>Stop what you're doing immediately, because this video of Amazon's Alexa reading out a shopping list is probably the best thing you'll see all …

Amazon

Rare parrot faces extinction

A rare Australian parrot faces certain extinction if extra funding isn't found to help it survive in the wild, conservationists warn.<p>The critically …

Birds

Parakeet Design Masters the Art of the Icon, Emoji, and other Small things

Most designers are generalists, making small and large designs across various mediums—logos, business cards, brochures, letterhead, posters, signage, …

This horny parakeet found love with a plastic penguin

Love has no boundaries, and that doesn’t just apply to humans. This pet parakeet, for example, doesn’t have access to any female birds, so he …

New Zealand's bird of the year is a highly cheeky parrot known for messing with humans

New Zealand, you're alright.<p>What other country, teeming with magnificent, yet sadly endangered wildlife, would have an annual bird of the year …

New Zealand

Kea voted bird of the year in New Zealand – video

New Zealanders were urged to 'vote kea' in a video campaign for the world's only alpine parrot, resulting in thousands more votes cast for the species than ​actual birds in existence. The nation's annual bird of the year competition hit new heights this year with more than 50,000 votes cast from …

New Zealand

'Stunning' parakeet captured on film by Messenger reader

READER Claire Evans took this photo of a ring necked parakeets at Sale Water Park.<p>She saw four of the parakeets but only managed to take a photo of …

Manchester

Cockatoo Riding in Car Barks Back at Dogs in a Yard

While riding in the car with his humans, a cautious umbrella cockatoo began growling when he “spotted some dogs in the neighborhood”. When the car …

There’s affordability in them hills

The property at 31 Lisheen Rd, Cockatoo, attracted 13 offers and 60 groups in eight days.<p>MELBOURNE homebuyers are heading for the hills in search of …

Real Estate

Parakeet invasion of Mexico driven by Europe’s ban on bird imports

Attempts to stop the spread of bird flu and protect wildlife had unintended consequences.<p>Small, emerald-coloured birds called monk parakeets</i> …

Birds

How to Keep a Parakeet Safe Out of Its Cage

Getting time out of the cage to fly, socialize, and bond with you is an important part of a pet parakeet's daily routine. More than that, it's a time …

Pets

This Cockatoo woke up with a serious case of bird attitude

“Yes, human, I knocked over your cup. What are you gonna do about it? Nothing."<p>やらかした感がある…… pic.twitter.com/vcOnqgsOzn<p>— CT9A柿本改 (@CT9AKAKIMOTO) …

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Afrikaans speaking parrot places Amazon order

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-09-22-afrikaans-speaking-parrot-places-amazon-order/<p>Online shopping these days is for the …

Amazon

Mexico’s Monk Parakeet Population Has Exploded

Tracking the policy changes in Europe and Mexico that caused a charming green plague.<p>Mexico’s monk parakeet invasion began like most monk parakeet …

Culture

Why Do Parrots (And People) Eat Clay?

The parrots of Southeastern Peru crave an earthy delicacy: dirt. At the Colorado clay lick, a cliff face rising above the Tambopata River in the western Amazon Basin, parrots — often hundreds at a time from up to 18 species — gather each day to feast on sun-hardened clay.<p>"It's a real spectacle of …

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Polly Want a Xanax? Neurotic Parrots Can Drive Their Owners Crazy

‘They scream, bite and are messy,’ yet they are the most popular pets after cats and dogs<p>Anyone thinking of adopting Scooter should know a few things about him first.<p>He is a bully and he bites. When he’s bored or anxious, he plucks out his own feathers.<p>Arrr! It turns out that parrots—the most …

Birds

A LEGO scarlet macaw is within your clutch [Instructions]

Although the scarlet macaw is native to the humid evergreen forests of tropical South America, you may wish to take this opportunity to have your own …

Lego

A Playful Little Cockatoo Enjoys an Adorable Game of Peek-A-Boo With Her Beloved Rescuer Human

A wonderfully playful umbrella cockatoo named Layla enjoys an absolutely adorable game of peek-a-boo with Dawn Graham, Layla’s rescuer and beloved …

Cats

Behold the Elegance and Horror of a Nearly Invisible Squid

Researchers recently captured video of a glass squid in the wild.<p>Squid are wondrous and terrifying by turns, and it seems like scientists regularly …

Culture

飼い主と一緒にシャワータイムを楽しむ鳥さんが最高にキュート♡ おとなし~く水に打たれています

ブラックとグリーンの配色が、まるでクジャクのよう! フォロワー数1万8000超を誇る鳥インスタグラマーのジギー(Ziggy)は、<b>水浴びがだ~い好き</b>なんです。<p>一体どれくらい水浴びが好きなのかは、インスタグラムに投稿されている「水浴び動画」を見れば、一目瞭然。<b>飼い主さんと一緒にシャワーを浴びている</b>映像もあって、おとなし~く水に打たれている様子は、滝行に励む修行僧のようにも見えます。ひとしき水を浴びて体をブルブルっとする姿までキュート!<p>【三度の飯より「水浴び」が好き!?】<p>上から降ってくるシャワーにじーっと目を向けて、恍惚の表情。わたしは鳥を飼ったことがないし、周囲に飼っている人もいないためよくわから …

Cute

Researchers film bizarre-looking ‘cockatoo squid’ near British Columbia coast

Researchers were tickled this week to discover a bizarre-looking “cockatoo squid” off the coast of British Columbia.<p>Exploration Vessel Nautilus …

British Columbia

Researchers film bizarre-looking ‘cockatoo squid’ near British Columbia coast

Researchers were tickled this week to discover a bizarre-looking “cockatoo squid” off the coast of British Columbia.<p>Exploration Vessel Nautilus …

Canadian News

A Stubborn Cockatoo Loudly Refuses to Get In His Carrier to Go to the Vet

In 2014, A stubborn and rather vociferous cockatoo named Max threw himself a big temper tantrum when he saw that his carrier had been put out into …

Netflix New Zealand cashes in on original content

Netflix / YouTube<p>Ozark starts on Netflix on July 21<p>Ozark, a Netflix original that launched in July, was tracking as the most popular show in New …

Netflix

Excited Cockatoo Gleefully Waits at the Window to Watch His Human Dad Walk Through the Door

An adorable cockatoo named Onni took his daily position in front of the window to watch his beloved human Daddy come home. As soon the man walked …

Copan - Mayan Ruins & Macaws in Honduras

Copan Ruinas, or Copán as its more commonly known, is a small, pretty town in Honduras close to the Guatemala border. It is on the tourist map due to …

Birds

Piou-Piou the parrot safely returned home after night out in N.D.G.

When Piou-Piou the parrot flew the coop on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, his owner was certain he had lost his beloved pet forever.<p>…

Quebec

Lovebirds With Rare Disease Find Happiness With A Side Chick

The two female birds don't mind sharing the male -- but they don't like sharing food.<p>A pair of lovebirds with a rare condition that causes their feathers to fall out have found happiness together.<p>And now they’ve added another parrot to the mix, making for a truly “polly-amorous” relationship.<p>The …

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