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The Pink Major Mitchell Cockatoo is best for the experienced birder.

How Did the Major Mitchell Cockatoo Get Its Name?

  By Diane Burroughs The Major Mitchell Cockatoo is a beautiful, pink colored  medium sized cockatoo  originating from Central and South Central Australia these birds are considered to be “threatened” on a low level – they are on the Appendix II list.  Also known as the “Leadbeater” or Pink Cockaoo these birds may live about […]

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Parrot Conservation and the Red-browed Amazon Parrot

By Diane Burroughs Description: Commonly named the Red-browed, Red-topped or Red-crowned Amazon parrot, Amazona rhodocorytha is among the largest of Amazon parrots, adults reaching 35-40 cm in length and 450-650 g in weight. The obvious feature of the species is the red forehead and crown, which fades toward the nape to a reddish-purple tinged with […]

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About Amazon Parrots: The Mealy Amazon

About Amazon Parrots: The Mealy Amazon: Once Common, Now Forgotten By Phil Samuelson, Guest Blogger One day while browsing through a large feed store in Santa Barbara, California, I came across an interesting sight. The storeowner was a horse enthusiast who also loved parrots and would usually have a few for sale. A green-winged macaw […]

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Cherry Headed Conure

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Wild Parrots Name Their Babies

Did you know that wild parrots name their babies? See for yourself. While this video may seem a little long, the speaker easily informs us about an important research design that uncovered how wild parrots name their babies. 00   

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