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Siyus Copetallus
Siyus Copetallus8 months ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Rosemary H.
Rosemary H9 months ago

Renata, cockatiels don't come from the Amazon. They are Australian, and have been domesticated for generations. This mutant (whitefaced) bird would not play any part in restocking a wild population - if they are endangered? (not sure about that off the top of my head.)

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Rosemary H.
Rosemary H9 months ago

Jo P, the bird apparently believes that humans are his flock. I know of no evidence that imprinted birds are unhappy, if they can spend enough time with whoever they are imprinted on.

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Rosemary H.
Rosemary H9 months ago

Natasha, he's been domesticated for generations and is a mutation not found in the wild, which means he would be picked out by predators. What evidence is there that he is unhappy?

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Rosemary H.
Rosemary H9 months ago

Cool! The bird seems to prefer the one with the video camera to the pianist! :-)

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Jim Ven
Jim V9 months ago

thanks for the article.

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New G.
W. C9 months ago

Thanks.

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William C.
William C9 months ago

Thank you.

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Km B.
K B9 months ago

Happy tears - brought back memories of my little Wally serenading my/his cat Chester.

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Diane Wayne
Diane Wayne9 months ago

interesting bird

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