In last couple days, girl named Paige won the internet! Couple of her pictures with big birds went viral on reddit and other social sites and everyone instantly fell in love with her. She runs the animal center named Paige Wildlife rehabilitation and she is helping animals in need. Check out the pictures bellow or visit her instagram for even more pictures.
We know that friends come in all shapes and sizes in the human world. But dogs are supposed to chase and harass birds, not befriend them. Someone forgot to tell Ingo the shepherd dog this fact because he gets along with birds just fine, in fact he might even fool you into thinking he is a bird! His best buddy is a little owl that is literally smaller than the Shepherd’s head.
These photos are all taken by Tanja Brandt, a professional animal photographer from Germany. Case and point: Ingo’s best little pal is a very cute owl named Poldi. Tanja Brandt creates animal photos and collages for work, and these two make the most perfect subjects. The pair is always happy to cuddle up close for a great photo.
The Inca Tern is a seabird in the family Sternidae. It is the only member of the genus Larosterna. Terns are seabirds that are related to gulls and skimmers. They are medium-sized and very graceful. It is easy to differentiate them from the gulls by their somewhat smaller size and forked tails.
This uniquely plumaged bird breeds on the coasts of Peru and Chile, and is restricted to the Humboldt current. It can be identified by its dark grey body, white moustache on the both sides of its head, and red-orange beak and feet.
The Inca Tern breeds on rocky cliffs. It nests in a hollow or burrow or sometimes the old nest of a Humboldt Penguin, and lays one or two eggs. The eggs are incubated for about 4 weeks, and the chicks leave the nest after 7 weeks.
A Chinese farmer caused chaos on the roads when he ducked out to feed his flock of 5,000. Hong brought streets in the eastern city of Taizhou to a standstill when, accompanied by a colleague, he took his animals to a pond. Armed with nothing but a cane, he guided his feathered friends three quarters of a mile as part of an annual tradition in Zhejiang province.
And he boasted that, incredibly, he had not lost a duck in the past six months while making the trip.
Parrots are becoming more popular as household pets. They are smart, witty, funny, and usually very colorful. It is also very fun to teach parrots tricks to further bond with your parrot since they are so easily trainable.
Spending the time with your pet parrot needed to teach him tricks creates a greater sense of focus on you as the owner and creates an overall better socialized parrot. Teaching parrots tricks can also help correct behavioral problems since most of the time, pet parrots have behavioral issues when they are bored or don’t have the mental and physical stimulation needed. Spending time with your parrot and teaching him tricks will not only help stimulate him mentally but also helps to result in an overall happier and healthier parrot.
Parrots, also known as psittacines are birds of the roughly 372 species in 86 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical and subtropical regions. Parrots have a generally pantropical distribution with several species inhabiting temperate regions in the Southern Hemisphere as well. The greatest diversity of parrots is found in South America and Australasia. Parrots, along with ravens, crows, jays and magpies, are among the most intelligent birds, and the ability of some species to imitate human voices enhances their popularity as pets.
Trapping wild parrots for the pet trade, as well as hunting, habitat loss and competition from invasive species, has diminished wild populations, with parrots being subjected to more exploitation than any other group of birds.
Measures taken to conserve the habitats of some high-profile charismatic species have also protected many of the less charismatic species living in the same ecosystems.
Wild Parrots are very adaptable and intelligent birds. Wild parrots have been spotted in at least fifteen U.S. states and have a high concentration in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
The Caiques are highly intelligent parrots and teaching them to perform tricks can be achieved quite easily. That they can be taught to go to the potty as well. Caiques are considered to be very playful, always energetic, and quite enthusiastic.However, although they are quite exquisite they are not known to be as boisterous as other species. What they do enjoy is mimicking human sounds.
Caique parrots are very affectionate and social birds. They enjoy lots of toys that keep them occupied as well as entertained. A rule of thumb is to purchase a variety of toys for this species as they love to chew and would most likely destroy a toy or two. Due to their high intelligence and energy level, training caiques shouldn’t take long.
Caique parrots are very intelligent and enjoy learning and showing off their tricks. They are, however, very strong-willed and will need a firm hand in training and in any interaction.
Caiques need lots of attention. They love to show-off, clown around, and examine new things. Unlike other parrot species, he will not cling to just one person in the household but will love anyone who shows him love, kindness, and respect.
Parrot is favorite as pet due to their friendly and lovesome nature, intelligence, bright colours, and ability to simulate human voices. The domesticated Budgerigar, a lowly parrot, is the most popular of all pet bird species. Among greatest delights in having a parrot for a pet is seeing your parrot perform its tricks. Although many parrots discover a couple of tricks by themselves the norm is that a bird has to be trained to learn a trick.
The intelligence activity of parrots means they’re fast to learn tricks and a different behaviours — some good and bad — that will get them what they want, such as attention or treats.