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tags: companion parrots, Solomon Islands eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, hawk-headed parrot, red fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus, Friday Parrot Blogging Elektra (left), a 5-year old female Solomon Islands eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, and Orpheus (right), a 1-year old male hawk-headed (red fan) parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus. Images: GrrlScientist 4 July 2008 [Elektra, larger…

What’s New In My Zoo?

tags: Deroptyus accipitrinus, hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, pets, birds, avian, parrots I hope to post an update about my parrots every Friday, complete with pictures. Orpheus, a very young male red fan (hawk-headed) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, who lives with me (December 2007). GrrlScientist, 2007 [larger view]. Orpheus has been busy this past week, destroying…

Red-Fan Parrot Struts His Stuff

tags: hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, clicker training, streaming video As some of you know, I recently added a four-month-old hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, to my household. I plan to learn how to clicker-train this bird (I already have the necessary tools and books). Below the fold is an example of another…

tags: hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, clicker training, streaming video As some of you know, I recently added a four-month-old hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, to my household. I plan to learn how to clicker-train this bird (I already have the necessary tools and books). Below the fold is an example of another…

tags: hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, clicker training, streaming video As some of you know, I recently added a four-month-old hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, to my household. I plan to learn how to clicker-train this bird (I already have the necessary tools and books). Below the fold is an example of another…

tags: hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, clicker training, streaming video As some of you know, I recently added a four-month-old hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, to my household. I plan to learn how to clicker-train this bird (I already have the necessary tools and books). Below the fold is an example of another…

Update on My New Roommate

Adult red fan (hawk-headed) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus. (Adults of both sexes are distinguished from juveniles by the creamy white spot on the forehead and the orange ring around the pupil of the eye. The skin around the eye darkens in adults if the birds are exposed to sunlight). Image: Dale R. Thompson. Several people…

tags: hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus, clicker training, streaming video As some of you know, I recently added a four-month-old hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, to my household. I plan to learn how to clicker-train this bird (I already have the necessary tools and books). Below the fold is an example of another…

tags: birds, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Image of the Day This is a picture of my new roommate, a young hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus. This bird was captive born and raised. This picture was taken last week, so it gives you a good idea of what the bird looks like…

My New Roommate

tags: birds, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Image of the Day This is a picture of my new roommate, a young hawk-headed (red-fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus. This bird was captive born and raised. This picture was taken when the bird was only seven weeks old, and was growing her(his?) first feathers. (S)he…