While watching the flits and swoops and dives and soars of backyard birds, it is often difficult to clearly see and thoroughly appreciate their prettiness.
Parrots are intelligent, gregarious creatures, and can become seriously depressed without social interaction.
Zygodactyl. That means that two toes of each foot face forward and two toes of each foot face backward.
Little Birdy Sunshine
When these hotshot fliers come down to earth for even a few moments, their extraordinary beauty is a thing to behold.
A close look at the exquisite pattern of each feather.
This is a serious looking chap.
He is not amused.
It must be quite wonderful to take flight into the heavens on a whim, and return to one’s familiar perch – unruffled, and unfazed.
There are more than 360 species of parrots in the world, but almost 100 of those are in peril and may become extinct.
Kind of like a bumblebee … with feathers!
A parrot’s beak never stops growing.
Life is peachy when you live in a tree.