Parrots

Cool Pet Video Of The Day: Man Races His Parrot On His Motorbike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Vito the macaw. Vito likes nothing more than going out for a ride with his owner on the appropriately named Greek island...

Dog And Parrot Fight Over Yoghurt Pot, The Internet Wins

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Comedy

At last, a video that answers the age-old question 'who would win in a fight between a dog and a parrot (over a yoghurt pot)?' The answer being, of...

Don't Touch That Parrot!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the grey parrot that appears to be the MC Hammer of the avian world. (Via Viral Viral Videos)...

WATCH: Monty Python Parakeet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Comedy

We've already had a parrot whistling 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life'. And now for something completely different... Disco the parakeet saying...

WATCH: Parrot Is Excited At Spotting Squirrel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Listen up, everyone! Ariel the parrot has just spotted a squirrel out in the garden and - as you can tell from the video above - she's very keen for t...

WATCH: Parrot Rides His ‘Bird Buggy’

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Look, it’s really quite simple. A very nice man called Andrew Grey has built a rather nifty motorised buggy for his African Grey parrot, Pepper. So ...

WATCH: Parrot Sings Along To 'Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Why? Why? Why? If you knew your pet parrot/cockatoo was pretty adept at picking up song lyrics, why - of all the tracks in all the world - would you g...

Not Just A Bird-Brained Pretty Boy

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

A cockatoo called Figaro has astonished scientists by figuring out how to manufacture and use tools. It is the first time a parrot has shown this a...

WATCH: Baby Parrots Are Very Excited About Being Fed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Alright, lads - calm down! Today's oooh-oooh-aren't-they-cute video shows a bunch of baby Quaker parrots squawking and jumping up and down with ex...

Who's A Brainy Boy Then? African Grey Parrots 'Smarter Than Two-Year-Old Humans'

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

African grey parrots are no bird brains - they can not only learn to talk, but they have outperformed human two-year-olds in a test of intelligent rea...

WATCH: Chihuahua Vs. Parrot Vs. Yoghurt Pot

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Comedy

For the ultimate grudge match between a Chihuahua (a small, yappy-type dog) and a parrot (a small, squawk-loving bird) over a not-quite empty yoghurt ...

Spix's Macaw

Tony Juniper | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tony Juniper

Last May, while having dinner with a close friend, I suddenly found myself on the receiving end of unexpected compliments - for having had one of my books made into a film." What film?" I said. "Rio", my friend replied, adding that it was "the one about the two rare blue parrots"... The last bit certainly rang a bell, as I was the author of a book called Spix's Macaw - the race to save the world's rarest bird. This true story charted the fortunes of a single male of this rare blue parrot and how he was reunited with a last female in a bid to save the species from extinction.