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parakeets

one of the bird groups known as typical parrots in the family Psittacidae. Small parrots with long tails and include the budgerigar.
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The four "varieties" were Psittacara guyanensis (Brisson), the Cuban Parakeet P.
Animal centre manager Vicky Williams said: "We have been looking after this parakeet, who has a very distinctive colour, for around two weeks expecting an owner to come forward.
David Bentley writes: "A female Alexandrine Parakeet was spotted wandering around on a sixth-oor ledge at Fort Dunlop, just outside the Birmingham Mail's o-ces, in December, 2013.
Rachel said: "I couldn't believe my eyes when I looked out and saw the parakeets in my garden - I'm used to seeing some more unusual birds like woodpeckers and nuthatchers, but nothing like this.
Meanwhile, Mani the Singaporean parakeet, crept out of his cage to choose between two white cards -- one hiding either finalist's flag -- he flipped his card over to reveal a Dutch triumph.
Alexis: tacos, football, dog Frieda: apples, baseball, gerbil Erika: pizza, soccer, parakeet
and exhausting all the purveyors of parakeet paraphernalia in Morehouse Parish, Dad realized that there were really very few retail outlets in our area which catered to the bird fancier.
Glen Morgan admires the parakeet that's been feeding in his garden (inset).
The pairing of unlikely animals in the pictures especially amused him, like the chicks on the cow's head or the parakeet on the dog's nose.
I had a kinship with birds, from my first parakeet to the cockatoo of eleven years.
offers readers a complete and thorough approach for dealing with all manner of conflict scenarios utilizing a helpful and distinctive images of the woodpecker, the parakeet, the ostrich, the owl, and the hummingbird, along with their various strengths and tactics based upon their individual mentalities.