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How birds beat the winter cold - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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How birds beat the winter cold
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A: You're right to suspect that extreme cold is very hard on birds and other wildlife.
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Parrots: Majestic Birds (Nature Documentary)

Parrots: Majestic Birds (Nature Documentary) NATURE tracks down the cockiest characters in the land down under in Parrots in the Land of Oz. We keep them in ...
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No Feather Left Behind: Pet Life Radio

No Feather Left Behind: Pet Life Radio | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
In these bird podcasts, each week Barbara and Robin will address the issues of parrot ownership that they encounter most often in their work with these birds. Topics range from troublesome behavioral concerns to creative enrichment ...
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Saving The World's Unlikeliest Bird From Extinction

Saving The World's Unlikeliest Bird From Extinction | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Great article today in The Independent about the Kakapo -- New Zealand's legendary, flightless, ultra-heavy, Dr. Suess-like parrot species that's fighting a battle against extinction.
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World Bird Sanctuary: "Return to the Wild" program celebrates ...

World Bird Sanctuary: "Return to the Wild" program celebrates ... | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Sick and injured birds of prey that enter our wildlife hospital at World Bird Sanctuary will often need an area to be released back to the wild, so we have designed a program to make this a unique experience for the general ...
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Pesticide Blamed for Deaths of Hundreds of Wild Birds - eNews Park Forest

Pesticide Blamed for Deaths of Hundreds of Wild Birds - eNews Park Forest | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Pesticide Blamed for Deaths of Hundreds of Wild Birds
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Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--March 12, 2014. As many as 700 birds have been found dead in a wildlife reserve in New South Wales, Australia.
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Hundreds Of Dead Birds Found In Animal Rescue Volunteer's Home

Hundreds Of Dead Birds Found In Animal Rescue Volunteer's Home | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
An animal rescue worker in New Jersey is now facing allegations of animal cruelty after police discovered hundreds of dead birds in her mother's home.
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5 Things You Need To Know About African Grey Parrots - BirdChannel.com

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5 Things You Need To Know About African Grey Parrots
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With their well documented high level of intelligence, African grey parrots prove we've been using the term "bird brain” wrong.
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Are All Immigrants Equal? Media Parrots VS Golden Dawn NY ...

Are All Immigrants Equal? Media Parrots VS Golden Dawn NY ... | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
The parrot or “Papagalos” (Παπαγάλος) is a bird that is extremely visible, loud and with repeated training, has the ability to mimic human speech and perform certain impressive cognitive tasks. While the parrot can mimic ...
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Cold hits birds of prey hard - Sauk Prairie Eagle

Cold hits birds of prey hard - Sauk Prairie Eagle | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Cold hits birds of prey hard
Sauk Prairie Eagle
Linda Bethke of Soaring Eagle Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Prairie du Sac said that since 2008, cold and snowy winters have made rodents scarce and hard to catch for the birds.
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Endangered macaw continues to increase in Brazil

Endangered macaw continues to increase in Brazil | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Despite a severe drought, the Critically Endangered Lear's Macaw population continues to grow due to careful conservation measures.

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Australian Endangered Species: Orange-Bellied Parrot

Australian Endangered Species: Orange-Bellied Parrot | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Critically endangered, and with fewer than 50 left in the wild, it is justifiably one of Australia’s most well-known endangered species.

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New Zealand: Endangered parakeets moved to avoid pests

New Zealand: Endangered parakeets moved to avoid pests | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Seventeen critically endangered native parakeets have been transported from the South Island to predator free TÅ«hua / Mayor Island, in the Bay of Plenty, to keep them safe from a predicted plague of predators in the beech forests where these rare...

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World Bird Sanctuary: A Day of Firsts

World Bird Sanctuary: A Day of Firsts | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
If you don't have the opportunity to attend Eagle Days or see the wild ones on the river, you can always visit us at the World Bird Sanctuary to see our nation's symbol (and many other species) up close.
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Wilmington parrot lover hosts pet expo in hopes of building sanctuary - WECT-TV6

Wilmington parrot lover hosts pet expo in hopes of building sanctuary - WECT-TV6 | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Wilmington parrot lover hosts pet expo in hopes of building sanctuary WECT-TV6 WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Feathers, Fur and Friends Pet Expo is happening at the Wilmington Moose Lodge Saturday and all the money raised will go toward building the...
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Adorable Penguin Sweaters Save Birds Trapped in Oil Spills - The News Journal

Adorable Penguin Sweaters Save Birds Trapped in Oil Spills - The News Journal | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Adorable Penguin Sweaters Save Birds Trapped in Oil Spills
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Adorable Penguin Sweaters Save Birds Trapped in Oil Spills.
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Planting Trees to Attract Birds | Arbor Day Foundation Blog

Planting Trees to Attract Birds | Arbor Day Foundation Blog | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
While they certainly enrich our lives with their presence when they grace our yards and gardens, we, too, can do much for them by providing necessary food sources and habitat. By planting certain ...
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Parrot lover's new charity takes flight - Eastwood Advertiser

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Parrot lover's new charity takes flight
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A woman who takes in rescue birds and parrots has set up a charity to help her with her costs and expenses.
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Birds drawn to frozen lake's Vt.-NY ferry channels - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Birds drawn to frozen lake's Vt.-NY ferry channels - Barre Montpelier Times Argus | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
WCVB Boston Birds drawn to frozen lake's Vt.-NY ferry channels Barre Montpelier Times Argus CHARLOTTE — Thousands of water birds that normally spread out across Lake Champlain are seeking refuge in the channels left by two ferry routes that carry...
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Video: Parrots audition for Legoland role in the Castaway Camp - Belfast Telegraph

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Video: Parrots audition for Legoland role in the Castaway Camp
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Editorial: A double standard for saving birds - Naples Daily News

Editorial: A double standard for saving birds
Naples Daily News
When the bird rescue people rescue birds, they don't just tend to their wounds, hand-feed and shelter them. They name them.
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Don't worry, parrots eat and digest a lot more dangerous substances ...

Don't worry, parrots eat and digest a lot more dangerous substances ... | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Don't worry, parrots eat and digest a lot more dangerous substances in the wild.
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Bird Watching Heaven: Snowy Owls 'Irrupt' To Connecticut - University Herald

Bird Watching Heaven: Snowy Owls 'Irrupt' To Connecticut - University Herald | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
University Herald Bird Watching Heaven: Snowy Owls 'Irrupt' To Connecticut University Herald The latest news to strike bird nation is a recent influx of snowy owls in Connecticut, perhaps the largest population seen in the area in 50 years, the...
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New Zealand: Captial's kaka hit by lead poisoning

New Zealand: Captial's kaka hit by lead poisoning | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
Kaka at the Zealandia bird sanctuary, Wellington New Zealand. Image by sandwichgirl A spike in lea...

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Australia: Bathtub protest to save Carnaby's cockatoos in SW forest

Australia: Bathtub protest to save Carnaby's cockatoos in SW forest | Avian Enrichment | Scoop.it
A YOUNG protester has secured himself to logging machines in a bathtub 8m above the ground as part of a logging protest near Walpole.

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