Parrots

5 Low-Maintenance Pet Bird Species

01 of 05<p>Doves are hardy, medium-sized birds who enjoy interacting with their owners but are also content to spend a good part of the day entertaining …

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Dear Dot, I believe that would be three questions - actually four because the first is really two bundled together.<p>First, is it hopeful? Absolutely. …

Birds

Netflix jittery again in early trading

Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) are down 2.43% in premarket action amid some broad selling on popular tech stocks.<p>Beyond the unsettled trading on …

Netflix

Science Explains Why This Viral Barking Cockatoo Video Isn't a Hoax

In a bizarre video making the rounds on the internet, a cockatoo walks around a terrace, barking like a dog. And not only does it sound like a dog, …

Birds

Lineolated Parakeets Make Great Pets

The Lineolated Parakeet, also known as the Barred Parakeet or the Catherine Parakeet. This bird is one of the calmest and quietest of the parrot …

Birds

Cockatoos Can Make, Use, and Even Reuse Their Own Tools

For centuries, humans liked to pat ourselves on our collective backs for being the only species to use tools. Boy, were we wrong! We've since …

Birds

Hearthstone Player Goes From Zero To Legend Without Spending A Cent

While we were all out complaining about the cost of Hearthstone and getting salty about the slow stagnation of its metagame, the Canadian streamer …

Hearthstone Player Goes From Zero To Legend Without Spending A Dime

While we were all out complaining about the cost of <i>Hearthstone</i> and getting salty about the slow stagnation of its metagame, the Canadian streamer …

How to Pick the Perfect Parakeet

Many people put a lot of thought into buying a dog. They take into account its health, breed, appearance, and temperament. They want to know how much …

Birds

Rare Baby Cockatoo Stolen From Long Island Pet Shop

<b>MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)</b> — A rare and valuable bird was discovered stolen on Long Island this past weekend – snatched from a pet store while …

SPCA

Blue-winged Parrot

(<i>Neophema chrysostoma)</i><p>Also known as: Blue-winged Grass-Parakeet, Blue-banded Parrot or Grass-Parakeet, Grass Parrot, Hobart Ground Parrot<p>Blue-winged …

Birds

tasman parakeet | parrot encyclopedia | World Parrot Trust

Norfolk Island Parakeet<p>Project Status: Active | 2013 - current<p>Collaborators<p>Massey University, Parks Australia, the Australian Department of …

Birds

A Clever Little Cockatoo Attempts to Type on the Keyboard Alongside His Encouraging Human

A clever little salmon-crested cockatoo named Caesar joined his human as she was working on the computer. As she typed away, Caesar did his best to …

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

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

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

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.<p>"It was like a bomb inside of me," Edgar Jorge …

Philadelphia

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>…

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

Some archaeologists recently studied a lot of old bird bones.<p>One of the primary sources of nourishment for ancient Puebloans, who are indigenous to …

Weird

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

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 …

Health

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

Debbie the cockatoo dies after cyclone

Debbie wash up: Queensland, NSW brace for more wild weather<p>Emergency services have rescued about 90 people in cyclone-ravaged Mackay as southeast …

Climate

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 …

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