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tags: eclectus, Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, parrots, birds, photograph Elektra. Female Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, April 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].

Meet One of My Parrots 3

tags: red fan parrot, hawk-headed parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus, parrots, birds, photograph I took this picture yesterday morning to share with you; Orpheus. Male Hawk-headed (red fan) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, April 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].

Meet One of My Parrots 2

tags: eclectus, Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, parrots, birds, photograph I took this picture this morning to share with you; Elektra. Female Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, April 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].

Good News, My Peeps!

Peering out of the windows of my new hang-out, a coffee shop that just opened in my neighborhood. Guess who is going to get ALL of my disposable income from now on? GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view]. I think I mentioned to you a few months ago (in November to be precise) that three banks opened…

My Parrot Has A Hobby

tags: Orpheus, hawk-headed parrot, red-fan parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus, photography, parrots, pets Orpheus, a six-month-old red-fan (hawk-headed) parrot, Deroptyus a. accipitrinus, who lives with me. (flash, ISO, no zoom). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. I managed to capture a few pictures of Orpheus last night which I would have shared with you then, except that my wifi…

You may not remember this, but one year ago today, I was discharged from the nuthouse after being hospitalized for a little longer than four months. What a long journey it’s been since that day, one year ago. I was intensely lonely and barely functional for oh so many months, and the doctors were constantly…

More Life With ‘Da Boids’

tags: Eclectus roratus solomonensis, parrots, pets, birds, avian, behavior Sophie, a female Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, who looks just like my own Elektra. Image: Courtesy of Denise and Dave Bell/Eclectus House. As I had mentioned earlier, I am playing host to a surprise house guest, so my birds are behaving in new…

Life With ‘Da Boids’

tags: Eclectus roratus solomonensis, parrots, pets, birds, avian, behavior Sophie, a female Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, who looks just like my own Elektra. Image: Courtesy of Denise and Dave Bell/Eclectus House. I am playing host to a surprise house guest (human), so my birds have been exhibiting all sorts of unusual behaviors…

tags: parrots, feeding One of the great pleasures I have is feeding my birds. I love everything about it, from shopping for the finest and freshest foods to preparing them for the birds to eat. As a result, I’d guess that my food preparations for the birds become rather complicated. Anyway, I thought I’d let…

Parrot News

tags: parrots, behavior My hawk-headed parrot is teething. Or, because she’s a parrot and thus, has no teeth, she is “beaking”. Except she typically proceeds quickly from “beaking” (testing substances with her beak) to puncturing or otherwise destroying various objects — “chomping”, if you will. So, for your amusement, I have compiled a list of…