1. Driveway birds (Galahs and Red-rumped Parrots), Canberra, Australia

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    One of the joys of Australia is you get sights like this in a suburban street, filmed at the end of my driveway one winters morning. The Galahs ( a cockatoo) https://vimeo.com/108739880 and the smaller red-rumped parrots https://vimeo.com/133626394 and https://vimeo.com/82761100 were hungry and content to continue to search for seeds in the frosted grass even though I was standing no more than a couple of metres in clear sight from them.

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    • Project Gallery: Bik Van der Pol at Pérez Art Museum Miami

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      "Speechless," a new work by the Rotterdam-based artistic duo Bik Van der Pol (Liesbeth Bik and Jos Van der Pol), is a multilayered exploration of how we speak about the precarious state of the natural world. The work consists of a custom-built aviary, which houses five parrots taught to mimic phrases from T.S. Elliot’s seminal 1922 poem, “The Waste Land,” comparing landscape devastated by war to the ecological devastation of today. The aviary is furnished with a jumble of sculptural letters that spell out the terms “global warming,” “climate change,” and “sustainability.” Part poetic gesture and radical expression, "Speechless" addresses the power of language within political contexts, and our ability to understand and discuss environmental degradation. The work was inspired, in part, by recent debate in Florida’s state government regarding the use of controversial terms such as "climate change" and "global warming.” "Speechless" draws on the uncanny ability of parrots to mimic human speech as a way of exploring the Aristotelian notion that we are political animals, constantly engaged in attempts to influence and govern one another. Historically, the human capacity for verbal language has been used as a point of separation between animals and ourselves. This separation has, in turn, helped to accelerate our exploitation of the natural world. By incorporating animals that literally speak back to us, the artists envision a situation in which language serves to unite, rather than to divide, humans from animals, with hopes that this reunification may help us address the urgent ecological crises that we face today. The parrots in this exhibition, Cleo, David, Paco, Zach and Jany, are on loan to the museum from a private individual. They were bred in captivity and regularly appear in a variety of public capacities, such as movies, commercials and public events. While at PAMM, their care is being managed by one of the nation’s leading avian veterinarians. Following the exhibition, they will be returned to their Miami home, where they will continue to live together.

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      • Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus, Psittacidae: Parrots, Lorikeets and Rosellas) northwest NSW, Australia

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        The Buderigar is one of the world’s most familiar pet birds. However to see them close up in the wild like this is a special event. While the bird ranges across much of the vast interior of Australia, it is highly mobile and very unpredictable in appearance at any given location. Here pairs are ‘house hunting’ among the hollows in River Red Gums along a dried out creek in northwest NSW. also at http://www.birdsofaustralia.video/index.php/budgerigar-melopsittacus-undulatus/

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        • Parrots of Telegraph Hill - Sony a7rII 4K, Zeiss 135 f/1.8

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          Another very quick Sony a7rII video test. A flock of parrots that live in San Francisco on Telegraph Hill fly down to the Financial District every day to hang out in the trees. It sounds like rainforest. These two were wrestling in a light shade. There's a movie about the parrots: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wild_Parrots_of_Telegraph_Hill Full Frame 4K, XAVC S 24p 100M Picture Profile 5 4K Timeline in FCPX Sony/Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 ZA Best guess at exposure settings: Aperture: f/4.5 Shutter: 1/250 ISO: 100

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          • Cuddling time!

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            from Silvia Luiso Added 2 0 0

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            • park parrots — oct '12

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              from dan fleming Added 2 0 0

              fort greene park, brooklyn — 2012.10.06

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              • Rocky periscope

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                from Lara Joseph - The ABC Added 38 0 0

                Rocky is the star of this video with Lara Joseph of the Animal behavior Center in Todelo, Ohio

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                • Thomas Winter - Hiva Oa (Official Video Clip)

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                  Director: Guillaume Marbeck Petit reggae de saison en version française enregistré en featuring avec la chanteuse Alka, et produit par Molécule. L’artiste peintre Jean André signe l’artwork. Sortie 29 juillet 2015. https://itunes.apple.com/es/album/hiv... © 2015 Mille Feuilles Thomas Winter - Hiva Oa EP 01. Thomas Winter Hiva Oa (Mono Roots Mix) 02. Thomas Winter - Hiva Oa (Teenage Banger Edit) 03. Thomas Winter Hiva Oa (Dub Version) MF030 - © Mille Feuilles 2015 www.millefeuilles.org

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                  • Taking The Aggression Out of Living With Your Parrot

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                    from Lara Joseph - The ABC Added 4 0 0

                    Are you concerned with aggressive behaviors yo see with your parrot? Does it lunge when you approach the cage? Are you afraid to change food bowls or stick your hand in the cage? If so, this webinar is a must see. Join Lara as she presents this webinar full of the information you will need to begin building the relationship you can have with your parrot, no matter the bird’s age.

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                    • The Parrots of Highland Park

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                      The Parrots of Highland Park By Jay Cooney Parrots enjoying ripe loquats. June, 2015. Music: "Aquarela do Brasil"

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