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Will Hull's famous dead parrot be uncovered during Castle Street

Will Hull's famous dead parrot be uncovered during Castle Street | Parrots | Scoop.it
THE long-awaited upgrade of Castle Street could uncover the remains of Hull's most famous dead parrot.When the dual carriageway was first constructed between two derelict inner-city docks in the late...
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Parrot abuses UK man trying to rescue it from busy road - Indian Express

Parrot abuses UK man trying to rescue it from busy road - Indian Express | Parrots | Scoop.it
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Parrot abuses UK man trying to rescue it from busy road
Indian Express
A sharp-tongued African grey parrot swore at and wildly pecked a good Samaritan in the UK, who was attempting to rescue the bird wandering among traffic.
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Why am I not surprised?

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'Captain Tut' provided safe harbor for neglected parrots - Tampabay.com

'Captain Tut' provided safe harbor for neglected parrots - Tampabay.com | Parrots | Scoop.it
'Captain Tut' provided safe harbor for neglected parrots
Tampabay.com
ST. PETERSBURG — The location feels unlikely, the result of some misunderstanding or Mapquest gone haywire.
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Sad.  He sounded like a great friend to parrots!

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The Rules by Disco the Parakeet

Disco has some rules he wants you to know about - I'd bet they're already familiar to you. For more of Disco and his amazing mimicry ability (which was prove...
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I love Disco!

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Let's Hatch a Plan to Save the World's Birds Before it's Too Late - Huffington Post Canada

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Let's Hatch a Plan to Save the World's Birds Before it's Too Late
Huffington Post Canada
Macaws can be big or small, but they comprise the world's largest parrots. Unfortunately, three macaw subspecies are in danger of extinction.
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"We need birds. Let's do all we can to avert an extinction catastrophe."

 
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The Science -- and Art -- to Saving Parrots - Open Spaces

The Science -- and Art -- to Saving Parrots - Open Spaces | Parrots | Scoop.it
The Science -- and Art -- to Saving Parrots By Susan Morse, USFWS At our Iguaca Aviary in Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest, the science that is saving the rare Puerto Rican parrot from...

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Extinction is Forever!

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PARROT INTELLIGENCE: DR. PEPPERBERG with AFRICAN GREYS GRIFFIN, ALEX & EINSTEIN

BIRD BRAINIAC - EXTRAORDINARY ANIMALS - ANIMAL PLANET SPECIAL - Air Date: 7/5/2008: Meet Congo African Grey, GRIFFIN, who has succeeded ALEX in helping Dr. I...
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Love it!  I miss Alex!!!

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Cockatoo shows tool-making skills - BBC News

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Cockatoo shows tool-making skills
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The team believe Figaro's feat is the first recorded instance of tool-making among parrots.
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Photo by danielkanemagic • Instagram

#my #parrot #freeflying #blueandgoldmacaw #macaw
danielkanemagic's photo on Instagram (#my #parrot #freeflying #blueandgoldmacaw #macaw http://t.co/gpytmOZsat)
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Do these wild parrots sound like screaming babies? - KALW

Do these wild parrots sound like screaming babies? - KALW | Parrots | Scoop.it
Do these wild parrots sound like screaming babies?
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Lots of people have seen — and heard — the wild parrots of Telegraph Hill. They have a distinct sound to them, with one native San Franciscan describing it as a thousand screaming babies.
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This story is part of a KALW's Audiograph, a crowd-sourced collaborative radio project mapping the sonic signature of each of the Bay Area's nine counties.

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Parrot Car Perch

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Parrot Car Perch in Pet Supplies, Bird Supplies, Perches | eBay (Parrot Car Perch $25.00 http://t.co/5qeGBpLmxE #Bird #Perches)
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Birds World: Blue Winged Macaw

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Blue Winged Macaw. Posted by John Smith at 23:23. The Blue-winged Macaw (Primolius maracana), in aviculture more commonly known as Illiger's Macaw, is a species of macaw found in central and eastern South America.
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This whistling parrot is always looking on the bright side of life

This whistling parrot is always looking on the bright side of life | Parrots | Scoop.it
As far as snapping our fingers goes, we're better at it than Ollie the parrot — but only because of his claw situation. When it comes to whistling a tune, we've got nothing on this African grey's sound.

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Awesome Bird!  Will make you smile.

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The Zen Parrot: Of Parrots, Politics, and Coffee: Qahwa: The Wine of the Gods

The Zen Parrot: Of Parrots, Politics, and Coffee: Qahwa: The Wine of the Gods | Parrots | Scoop.it
Celebrating the Birthplace of Coffee: Qahwa: The Wine of the Gods: http://t.co/8YzKaJup8Q via http://t.co/DmuBeht4qD
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Parrots for each day of the month

His Holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji has studied the distinctive features and characteristics of each day of the month as per numerology and ast...
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This is very cool -  a parrot for every day of the month!

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Will Hull's famous dead parrot be uncovered during Castle Street

Will Hull's famous dead parrot be uncovered during Castle Street | Parrots | Scoop.it
THE long-awaited upgrade of Castle Street could uncover the remains of Hull's most famous dead parrot.When the dual carriageway was first constructed between two derelict inner-city docks in the late...
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Journal Club: Scarlet macaw genome sequenced - Birding Blogs

Journal Club: Scarlet macaw genome sequenced - Birding Blogs | Parrots | Scoop.it
SUMMARY: The newly-sequenced scarlet macaw genome will provide many important insights into avian and human biology, behaviours and genetics and will contribute to parrot conservation. Scarlet macaw, Ara macao, ...
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