Felicity Rose Cole
Sweetpea, the Sunnyside Greenhouses parrot, loving new home, owners say
The blue-and-gold macaw is more relaxed and less vulgar with her new human flock
“The popular Sunnyside Greenhouses parrot is settling in well at her new Calgary home — and has even stopped swearing, her new owner says.”
Read Rachel Ward’s full article here on the heartwarming story of how Sweetpea is settling into her new home.
From CBC News Edmonton:
Alberta neuroscientists identify what makes parrots not so bird-brained
“Brains of the tropical birds wired differently than avian relatives, study finds
Being called a bird-brain may not be so insulting after all, suggests a new University of Alberta study.
Neuroscientists have discovered that parrots, remarkably intelligent birds, share neural circuitry similar to primates.”
Read CBC’s full article here.
Check out the full article here to read about males of some bird species that really go above and beyond for their family!
BBC.COM – Man scales 45ft tree to rescue parrot
“A man says he climbed a 45ft tree armed with custard creams to retrieve his runaway parrot.
Chris Phelan, from Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, said his pet Caesar flew off while being transported to his outside cage.
He said “probably 200 people” were looking for the parrot – who had been missing for two days – before the dramatic rescue.”
To read the bbc.com article and watch the video, go to:
On Bird Newz you’ll read about current news, events, ideas, controversies, etc., involving, affecting or impacting companion and wild bird species around the world.
To launch this column, let’s begin with an incredible video production – turn up your speakers!
Bird Song Opera | YouTube Video
from the Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society
“Music by W. A. Mozart, arranged and edited by Volker Pannes, www.shakeup.de
Many thanks to “Hollywood” Dave Surtees, aficionado of strange humor, for sending this in. [Chuck Almdale]”
Visit the Society’s website for more information on the great work they do – https://smbasblog.com/