BirdsCaribbean Speaks Out on Export of Threatened Parrots Controversy

BirdsCaribbean Speaks Out on Export of Threatened Parrots Controversy

BirdsCaribbean Recent Controvery Over Threatened Parrots BirdsCaribbean, its members and partners note the controversy surrounding the export of two Sisserou (Imperial Parrots Amazona imperialis) and ten Jaco (Red-necked Parrots Amazona arausiaca) from Dominica to a facility in Germany on March 17th, 2018. Both species are endemic to Dominica, both are globally threatened parrots, and the

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Smart Parrots Use Touchscreen Technology

Smart Parrots - Eclectus Parrot Male _ Eric Kilby _ Flickr

Smart Parrots – Can Parrots Really Use Technology? Yes, it’s true! Birds have been exploring and learning ways to play with touchscreen technology as part of an international research study. This study focuses on examining whether the ways in which animals, especially smart parrots, respond to new things influences how eager they are to explore.

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