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A bird's-eye view – Jamaica Observer

AMERICAN painter Spencer Reinhard is loving the new art he is producing. Currently an artist-in-residence at Blue Macaw in Boscobel here in Jamaica, it is his first trip to the island and Jamaica has stirred his creative senses. And he couldn’t be happier. Blank canvases have sprung to life in the studio at the picturesque seaside property for the avian-focused series of paintings the Kentucky-born artist has tasked himself to complete.Reinhard is here for a …

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Stowaway Bird Gets its Own Cruise Ship Cabin – The Maritime Executive

Published by China Dialogue Ocean Published by The Maritime Executive Published by The Maritime Executive Published by Njiraini Muchira Published Feb 3, 2018 3:39 PM by The Maritime Executive A stowaway galah, a type of Australian cockatoo, has enjoyed a luxury cruise around New Zealand after biosecurity officials allowed her to stay on the vessel.The cruise ship alerted the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) about the stowaway as it approached Milford on 25 January. …

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Pizza-loving parrot perfects Domino's ad yodel – securing discount for proud owner – Bristol Live – Bristol Live

Claire McCarthy’s African Grey parrot Ruby picked up the famous yodel from pizza chain Domino’s ad much to the delight of her owner and Domino’s who offered McCarthy a discount on her next order.Sign up to our daily newsletter for the latest local and breaking news in Bristol.This pizza-loving parrot has learned to mimic the yodel from the Domino's TV advert – with her pitch-perfect performance earning her proud owner a discount on her next …

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Firefighters rescue trapped cockatoo in Maidstone | Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay – Maribyrnong Hobsons Bay Star Weekly

By Molly MagennisFire Rescue Victoria (FRV) responded to a call last night regarding a cockatoo trapped in a tree.Just after 7:45pm on Monday evening, firefighters responded to the incident in Maidstone after receiving a triple zero call reporting a bird was caught with something around its leg approximately 30 meters up a tree.Due to the height of the bird, one FRV crew were called to the scene to assist in freeing the animal.Using a ladder …

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Independent Press recognizes books by Athens mystery writer Betty Jean Craige – Online Athens

Athens mystery writer Betty Jean Craige recently had a novel and a book on her pet parrot recognized by The Independent Press.“Death in Potter’s Woods” was cited as a 2022 Distinguished Favorite in the mystery category, while “Ruminations of a Parrot Named Cosmo” received the same recognition in the animal category.The national competition is judged by experts working in the book industry including publishers, editors and copywriters.“Death in Potter’s Woods” is the fifth book in Craige’s …

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‘The Lovebirds’ reportedly skipping theaters and heading to Netflix – TechCrunch

Netflix is picking up “The Lovebirds,” an upcoming romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae.“The Lovebirds” reunites Nanjiani with director Michael Showalter. Their previous collaboration, “The Big Sick,” was distributed by Amazon Studios, who gave it a theatrical release before moving to streaming.This is part of the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced Hollywood studios to scramble as theaters close amidst a broader push for social distancing. Responses have ranged from …

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Cockatoos taught to GOLF! Amazing video shows how scientists bring new meaning to 'birdie' – Study Finds

© 2022 41 Pushups, LLCStudy Finds VIENNA, Austria — That’s not a golfer making a birdie, that’s a birdie making golf history! Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna say cockatoos are capable of using complex tools — just like early humans — to play golf.The Austrian team demonstrated how the birds use primate-level, tool-using abilities in a test inspired by the classic 18-hole game. Their study compared the problem-solving cockatoos to our ancestors, …

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Zoo Knoxville develops plan to protect its birds from avian flu – WBIR.com

Next up in 5Example video title will go here for this videoKNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Experts across the U.S. said a strain of avian flu was spreading among some flocks of poultry. They said it was contagious and deadly, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it was most recently detected in Tennessee by a hunter in Dyer County on March 21.According to health leaders, the strain of avian flu could potentially spread to humans, but …

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Wildlife trafficking thrives on Facebook despite pledge to fight illegal trade – The Guardian

Pygmy marmosets, tiger cubs and African grey parrots among endangered species for sale, investigation by Avaaz revealsFacebook remains a thriving marketplace for online wildlife trafficking despite the tech giant’s pledge to help combat the illegal trade, according to a new investigation.Tiger cubs, leopards, ocelots, African grey parrots and the world’s smallest monkey, the pygmy marmoset, were among the endangered animals that researchers from the global campaign group Avaaz found on Facebook pages and public groups.Illegal …

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