– Whatchu talkin’ about, Bibi?: We wouldn’t be surprised if this African grey has a pretty good idea. “ROAD TRIP” with Bibi the African Grey Parrot — Bibi’s a Sleepy Bird Thanks to Kathy Pierce and Dawn Korpalski.
– Not to be outdone, budgie sings Stones and “Flintstones” theme; speaks Swedish, Spanish and English and imitates Mr. Spock. Disco Lives Long and Prospers
– A galatiel is the crossbred offspring of a galah cockatoo and a cockatiel. Hybridization is generally frowned on in aviculture. Wild parrots are no longer imported to the USA; limiting the gene pool.”If you have a parrot today, you can thank a breeder. They do not come from the wild. We have to preserve what we’ve got,” elaborates Boston-based aviculturist Linda Rubin. ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD.
– Parrots in the news: Irena and Snowball(R) on WGN-TV News— Parrot sounds fire alarm, saves family, owner sayswww.wthr.com—A live bird show from Parrot Toy Safari was an added attraction at a recent “Magic Flute” opera performance presented at the Forum by Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton, NY. The birds will be making a return engagement at the same venue on April 29.
– Think you have to travel far to see wild parrots? South American Quaker parrots are established ferals throughout the US; north to south; coast to coast. Foster Parrots’ Marc Johnson alerted us to this article about feral Quakers in Washington state. http://t.co/PfA
– What’s on TV?: Monty Python‘s infamous “dead parrot” sketch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vuW6tQ0218 — Napa #55 Michael Waltrip Talking Parrot TV Commercial 30s
– Video tour of an attractive Outside play area aviary set up
– King O update: Jan 10, 2012 2:00pm from Walter Birdman Clements.
– They come from a land Down Under: One of Australia’s most endangered parrots: Act Wild for Orange-bellied Parrots Spectacular footage of one of Oz’s still very common parrots:MM-WildBushBudgies.mp4 Variety pack of the country/continent’s many Cockatoo parrots ببغاوات الكوكاتو الأسترالية Caare Nd. Take a peek inside the Aussie equivalent of “Bird Talk”.Latest Issuewww.birdkeeper.com.au
– Green conure corner featuring Sean Connurey: Green Cheeked Conure Care & natural History a Frank Indiviglio blog. Green Cheek Conure Parrot – What they are like – Baby GCC — How to put a flight suit on a Green Cheek Conurewww.youtube.com — Green Cheek & Pineapple Conure Fight Love — Evil Green Cheek Conure — Green Cheeked Conure Tantrum Thanks to Dawn Korpalski and Sioux-Elyn Is.
– Just a month and change left to sign up for vendor space at the Greater Charlotte Bird Society Summer Bird Expo. For info, Brenda (704) 221-2736 or Tony (704) 812-8283.
– 10 questions to ask before getting a parrotwww.parrotchronicles.com Just slightly tongue in cheek! And on a more serious note: Why It’s Important To Let Your Parrot Be A Parrotwwww.birdtricks.com comes to us from Sioux-Elyn Is.
– Selected shorts: greenwing macaw gets shot (Don’t fret, it’s not a woeful tale of animal abuse.)— Jurong Bird Park Singapore – Lory Loft (1) — Conrad Coughing — Yellow tailed Black Cockatoo in natural habitat.— a singer (not a talker) for a change; no subtitles needed Chardonneret notre Fan Marwen Akrout — It’s a Pool Party! for lorikeets. Thanks to Emmett Renshaw & Dawn Korpalski. …And Fran Giallorenzi’s cockatiel. Apr 25, 2012 11:43pm
– ChipIn: Max the Severe Macaw: Vetting and Cageparrotposse.chipin.com
– Give me an “AAAARGH!”: Enlist your parrot’s assistance to Prove you’ve got what it takes to win Pirate of the Year!www.facebook.com, the new SpongeBob Squarepants contest. Winning video creator gets a trip to Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America.
– Last word: talking Parrotlet Koolaid asks Bowie for some peanut… Thanks to Dawn Korpalski.