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A Place to Land: Documentary Film

Last night I attended a showing of A Place to Land, a 30-minute documentary about the different circumstances of parrots, and in particular rehomed and sanctuary birds. The film won a national Student Academy Award in 2009. The venue for the screening was a tiny community arts group in DC that hosts film screenings and…

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Learn About Australia’s Parrots

Tune in tonight for the PBS Nature episode “Parrots in the Land of Oz”, a special on Australia’s native parrots. Check out this clip of a palm cockatoo drumming to attract a male. If you enjoy the episode (or miss it), you can purchase it on DVD. It’s part of a two-episode DVD that leads…

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