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Mr. Monk and the Sun Conure

I’m watching TV today — an episode of Monk (Mr. Monk and the Red Herring) — and imagine my surprise when they feature a sun conure! On the show, Monk goes to a pet store and notices a bird. The geeky pet store clerk says, “You can have him for free. We can’t get rid…

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Amazon Singing “I Shot the Sheriff”

Another one of my favorite parrot videos. Here’s an Amazon groovin’ to Bob Marley: Whoo-hoo-HOO!

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Weighed My Sun Conure Today

Got Stewie to step on the scale today, finally, after many months of getting him used to the idea (yeah, I wasn’t in a hurry). He weighs 104 grams. Down from 106g last time I took him to the vet for a nail trim, and up from 103g when I took him to his first…

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Awesome Parrot Artwork

I found some really awesome watercolor artwork of parrots. I particularly love the cockatiels, the Scarlet Macaw, the Ringneck … Oh, heck, I love them all!

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Cockatoo (Advanced) Escape Artist

This isn’t about conures, but this has got to be one of my all-time favorite video of parrots. Check out the smarts on this cockatoo:

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