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Feral African lovebirds are breeding in Scotland
Monday, May 10 2004 @ 06:11 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 12473
General News Lothian lovebirds thrive as parrots set experts a-twitch

EAST African parrots are breeding in the wild in Scotland for the first time, after setting up home in a coastal town.

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Parrots on parade at school and nursing home
Monday, April 26 2004 @ 09:21 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 7421
General News Exotic birds entertain and educate. Parrots of all types, sizes ages and colors have been on parade. Parrots have become popular pets in recent years and, although they are beautiful, many new bird owners do not realize the challenges of keeping birds only recently removed from the wild.

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Vet Sued For Overclipping Parrot's Wings
Sunday, April 18 2004 @ 10:25 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 7118
General News BALTIMORE -- The owners of an African gray parrot have sued a veterinarian, alleging the young bird's wing feathers were overclipped -- causing her to over-prune herself.

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Most Recent Post: 04/25 02:55AM by MikeSchindlinger

Parrot Jungle ceases exotic-bird sales
Wednesday, March 31 2004 @ 01:28 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 13147
General News

Parrot Jungle Island, one of the oldest tourist attractions in Miami, has announced it no longer will sell expensive exotic birds, including macaws. There had been complaints that these birds were being abandoned or given away.


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Hope for your lost Birdie!
Monday, March 22 2004 @ 04:30 PM UTC
Contributed by: Dave
Views: 6248
General News One of our unclipped Cockatiels flew out the door on Saturday March 20, the first day of spring. My Girlfriend and I loaded the mate of the one that flew off into the vet trip cage and started to drive the neighborhood with the cage in back of the truck to sing and hopefully hear a call back from the mate...

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Most Recent Post: 04/11 04:15AM by Anonymous

Asian Bird Flu information
Wednesday, February 18 2004 @ 01:30 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 13481
General News ASIAN EPIDEMIC
Over 50 million chickens, ducks and turkeys have been massacred in 10 countries that are attempting to control an epidemic of avian influenza (AI)
that is spreading "almost uncontrollably" through Asia.

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