– Lady Rides Her Skull Adorned Motorcycle as Her Pet Bird Flies Alongside [VIDEO http://www.themarysue.com/parrot-motorcycle-woman/ From Fox Channel 29 West Palm Beach 10:00 News via Marcia Abrahams.
– The Perfect Polly, as seen on TV: Motion activated, chirping fake budgie (parakeet) now available through a TV commercial 800 number, and no; we are not just making this up. Credit where credit is do, the facsimile fowl is painted in realistic color details; classic green and yellow with appropriate striping. And the ad does raise the legitimate points that pet birds require a lot of care and are capable of creating a lot of mess.
– It’s alive!!!: An organization called Revive and Restore: http://longnow.org/revive seeks to bring back extinct species. Could the Carolina parakeet make a Lazarus-like appearance?
– Major flap over mynah bird‘s fowl language: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2249971/Chinese-myna-bird-placed-house-arrest-shouting-f–visitors-zoo.html
– ‘Parrot Dinosaur’ was a Quadruped at Birth and Grew to Walk on Two Legs, Study Findswww.natureworldnews.com c Arizona ExoticBirds Aviary.
– They couldn’t read their own fortunes: Rose ringed parakeets rescued from unscrupulous “fortune tellers. http://cityparrots.org/journal/2013/6/19/bad-times-set-in-for-fortune-tellers.html
– Is that the Beakerloo line? Bizarre moment a man is spotted riding the underground with a PARROT… http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2348219/Bizarre-moment-man-spotted-riding-underground-PARROT-shoulder.html?ito=feeds-newsxml From Barbara Heidenreich.
– Agoraphobic man started fire because of squawking parrothttp://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Agoraphobic-man-started-squawking-parrot/story-19374999-detail/story.html#axzz2XFKiLv1ewww.thisissouthwales.co.uk “A rather extreme way to address a noisy parrot issue,” says Barbara Heidenreich.
– Firefighter rescues parrot: http://cityparrots.org/journal/2013/6/24/innovative-surprise-firefighters-revive-heat-stricken-exotic.html
– Psittacine cinema: If you’re looking to name a baby bird or just rename an older bird, check out the Top 10 Pet Bird Names – Pet birds –Eco Porn Quiz: Name That Chick! | OnEarth Magazine courtesy The Parrot Club Bulletin. — Just a bird… In a bag… Tap dancing! Thanks to Irena Schulz. — Dec 18, 2012 7:47am Nina and Selina; golden conure comrades to Elke Hanna and Jan 11, 2013 10:26am— Mike the African Grey sings I Kissed a Girl Also from Elke Hanna. — Peach face lovebirds http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GRigNKGQUAI
–Trivia: Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks may sing about a white winged dove, but on her solo album cover, “Bella Donna”; she poses with a cockatoo. –The Port Lincoln parrot is distributed over a large area, almost a third of the Australian continent. — Boston car magnate Ernie Boch Jr. currently running a radio ad comparing lifespans of animals – including parrots at over 80 years (which is not strictly true for all parrot species; all the time).
– A graphic and gruesome photo was recently posted on Facebook of an injured conure accompanied by this warning, “‘An important reminder about housing prey species around their natural predators. This happened when the owners’ dog was able to grab this bird’s wing through the cage bars. We did a wing amputation and he is recovering fine, but it serves as a reminder for folks who have multiple species in their household to be aware of cage placement and to be especially vigilant if animals are loose in the house!” And another warning Two orange-bellied parrots dead after cat gets into aviarywww.abc.net.au
– From the blog cabin: Five Fun Ways To Pamper Your Pet Parrot – Lafeber Cares – Pet Bird Food — A “Roaming Parrot” by Emily Trimnal: http://theroamingparrot.com/musings-from-a-wanderer/ She will be addressing the Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference as well as the American Federation of Aviculture Convention.
– Health matters: How To Give CPR To A Birdwww.birdtricks.com From Dawn Korpalski.– Do you know how to deal with a blood feather? http://bit.ly/11QxpL5 #bird #birds #parrot #birdlovers #ringneck #psittacidae #ilovemybirds #birdsofinstagram #myparakeet #africangrey #macawparrot #birdsoffacebook From WindyCity Parrots. — Harmful Teflon chemical to be eliminated by 2015 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/25/AR2006012502041.html
– Save Philippine Cockatoo from Destructive Coal Plant – The Petition Sitewww.thepetitionsite.com
– Snowball the dancing cockatoo by Sy Montgomery | Book Reviewwww.guardian.co.uk
– From now until July 4th, ’13, Andy Sterner will generously MATCH contributions up to $10,000 to the Alex Foundation, IF a full $10,000 is raised. The Alex Foundation | Avian Education Foundation
– Attack of the parrot people: Patricia Sund, author of the Memo to Parker and Pepper column in “BirdTalk” talks chop at Phoenix Landing Sat. 7/20 10-12 First and St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ 6915 York Road Baltimore, Maryland. Phoenix Landing hosts free educational seminars featuring speakers with special knowledge or experience related to the welfare of parrots. www.phoenixlanding.org Please do not bring your parrots with you to this event. — And, Patricia’s latest blog.Avian Politicsparrotnation– Lara Joseph is now offering on-line webinars through The Animal Behavior Center. Attendance is kept small to give priority to individual questions. See the link below for more details. http://larajoseph.com/LaraJoseph/On-Line_Classes.htmlOn-Line Classeslarajoseph Parrot Events – Seminars | Parrot Training Workshop www.goodbirdinc.comFrom Barbara Heidenreich.– Keynote speaker Mark Hagen gives a preview of this year’s American Federation for Aviculture convention (or tries to, with competition from a group of rowdy yellow head amazons).http://youtu.be/Gv2JnN3MH04
– Clubbin’: Long Island Parrot Society will be at the grand opening of Marine Dog Pet Supply with some ambassador parrotson Sat. 6/29;1350 Hicksville Road in Massapequa (at Jerusalem Ave) from 10-4 pm. –July 9 is Movie Night for The Parrot Club of Connecticut.– No July or August meetings for Connectiuct Parrot Society.
– Showtime: 6/29: Southwest Virginia Bird Club 19th Annual Bird Fair St. Elias Catholic Church, 4730 Cove Road NW, Roanoke, VA – 9 -4 – 540-366-1193 – email@example.com — Steel City Pet Expo – Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd, Monroeville,PA 10- 6 pm – 800-977-3609 x108 – firstname.lastname@example.org 7/6-7: Mid-Southern Budgerigar Society 7th Annual Show – Dyer County Complex Auditorium, 153 Everett Avenue, Dyersburg, TN – 9 – – 731-643-6142 – email@example.com
– Rescue me: Help Koo!Koo, the sweet and charming Umbrella Cockatoo, needs emergency surgery to correct a prolapsed cloaca.. — Parrot Mountain and Gardens | Beautiful Parrots in the Park
– Readin’ material: The current “Australian BirdKeeper Magazine”features an article about harness training. http://birdkeeper.com.au/latest-issue/buy-now/item-879-volume-26-issue-9-june-july-2013-1– Sally Blanchard has just finished the FREE Companion Parrot Online Newsletter #15. If you have not signed up for it previously, send your e-mail address by FB message or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send your name, state and the kind of birds you have.– Glossary of Avian Termsbirds.about.com
– LOST: Ruby; friendly rose breasted cockatoo. South Walpole, MA. Cash reward. (617) 529-6396…. and FOUND Cockatiel Parrot / Bird – Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago, Illinois, IL, United States, US…http://www.parrotalert.com/F9463
– Last word: Morning Duet with my Singing Parrothttp://youtu.be/iwuX5XPm0a4 From Barbara Heidenreich. and from Arizona ExoticBirds Aviary I can’t tell what Sam’s saying, but he is very enthusiaatic ab… — Bella My Umbrella Cockatoo Arguing With my mother.www.youtube.com From Emmett Renshaw.