Apr 23 2014

How Parrots Name Themselves

Published by at 7:20 am under Bird Behavior

In case you missed this featured video at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology ...

Did you know that baby parrots name themselves and that parrots call each other by name? This 2011 video from Cornell Lab is fascinating!


Peregrine Fans, there are two connections here to your favorite bird.

  • Did you know that peregrines are closely related to parrots and not to hawks?  Click here to learn more.
  • And on the subject of names, how do peregrines get them?  Here's the story.


(video from Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

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2 Responses to “How Parrots Name Themselves”

  1. Debbie Keyon 23 Apr 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Great video!!

  2. Nellie Curranon 23 Apr 2014 at 7:21 pm

    I saw 4 chicks being fed to day and egg shells but could not see no 5 for all the feathers. Hope to have better luck tomorrow.

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