THE ABACO PARROT: BEAUTIFUL, NOISY AND UNIQUE [Video]


 Abaco (Cuban) Parrot 2013 (Keith Salvesen)

THE ABACO PARROT: BEAUTIFUL, NOISY AND UNIQUE [Video]

I’ve posted quite often about Abaco’s unique ground-nesting parrots. They have their own page at ABACO PARROTS; and there’s a link in the right sidebar to a small illustrated booklet about them wot I writ in conjunction with Caroline Stahala. I have just found a very short bit of video footage that’s ideal for anyone who is extremely busy and /or has a short attention span. Spend a happy 10 seconds to  (a) admire the bright colours and (b) listen to the raucous cries of a flock of Abaco parrots. 

Abaco Parrots (Melissa Maura)Credits: Header photo & video RH; 2-parrot pic Melissa Maura with thanks

 

5 thoughts on “THE ABACO PARROT: BEAUTIFUL, NOISY AND UNIQUE [Video]

  1. Pingback: Scotland: stuffed extinct paradise parrot discovered | Dear Kitty. Some blog

    • Thanks, Dina. All those things, and joyously noisy… It’s amazing to think that they had reached the brink of extinction a few years ago, but have rallied to a sustainable breeding population, which increases annually. A small victory for conservation measures and for making their breeding grounds a National Park. RH

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