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We Must Remember Our Wild Winged Friends

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 01.06.2017 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

"Dad, do you hear that knocking sound?" I could hear the sound of the trees swaying in the wind. I could hear the sound of snow mixed with leaves crun...

In Latin America, Illegal Wildlife Trade Explodes

Laurel Neme | Posted 11.08.2016 | Green
Laurel Neme

Despite this lack of comprehensive data, a survey of media reports on cases in South and Central America and the Caribbean provides insights into, and some measure of, the trade's alarming dimensions.

Parrots Don't Make Good Pets - Get a Cat Instead

Quora | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green

Large birds can live a very, very long time — 50-70-plus years is not uncommon. Unlike dogs or cats, they don't die in a few years. Unless you are 5, your bird could well outlive you.

The Valley's Bizarre Bridge to Nowhere

Paul Haddad | Posted 08.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

North of Victory Boulevard, however, Mr. Hyde takes over, assuming that familiar Valley identity of an overly wide, pedestrian-hostile boulevard pockmarked by auto shops, industrial behemoths, forlorn mini-malls and stucco overkill.

WATCH: Parrot Pulls Kid's Loose Tooth

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.18.2015 | Weird News

The tooth fairy is real. In addition to wings, it also has feathers, claws and a beak. 14-year-old Anton Androshchuk's pet parrot, Gosha, has a ver...

Polly Want A @#$*? Parrot Won't Stop Cursing In Spanish, Says Neighbor

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.15.2015 | Weird News

A woman in Tracy, California, is fed up with her neighbor's parrot, and not just because it barks, meows and makes sounds like a drill. The bird also ...

'Chloe and Poppie Go to the Aquarium'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.14.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Accompanying us on this exciting excursion were my younger daughter, Lauren, known to Chloe as Mommy, and my son-in-law Guillaume, aka Daddy.

Parrot's DIY Shower Will Knock You Over With A Feather

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.01.2015 | Weird News

Miss Iris the parrot has learned a thing or two about personal hygiene in her 13 years. For one, she likes to shower in the sink and prefers to do ...

Cody The Parrot Doesn't Need Hands To Play One Epic Game Of Peek-A-Boo

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Good News

Cody is a ring-necked parakeet with a penchant for playing a certain game. Is it monopoly? Nope. Is it scrabble? Wrong again. Hide-and-seek? Gettin...

WATCH: Laughing Parrots Sound Like Women -- And Are Incredibly Creepy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.14.2014 | Weird News

Warning: This video might ruffle your feathers. Why? Because what you are hearing are the sounds of parrots, and not a couple of women who are over...

Take a 'Virtual Walk' for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Shannon Cutts | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Shannon Cutts

Long gone are the days of the "anonymous Internet" when folks surfed and shared about their deepest fears and struggles under the protective cover of ...

LOOK: Polly Wants A Hoodie!

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2013 | Weird News

Some birds don't parrot all about fashion. But this parrot is different — it has a hoodie! The picture of this feathered fashionista has g...

This Race Between A Parrot And A Dog Will Leave You Pretty Surprised

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Good News

There are two reasons the video above is awesome: 1. It features a dog racing with a parrot. 2. The winner of the race is by no means a foregone...

The Essential Nutrient Your Pet Bird Could Be Lacking

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Except for bird owners who live in warm, sunny climates and can have their pets outside for several hours a day, most of us need to provide indoor UV lighting to ensure our birds get the exposure they need for good health.

These Parrots Know How To Party

Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

There are a lot of things that bring people together. Food. Music. Sports. And in this case, parrots. The Aloha Hawaiian Parrot Association meets ...

Your Ode To Palm Trees On #alohahuffpost

Posted 09.28.2013 | Hawaii

We love learning about HuffPost Hawaii readers through #alohahuffpost. This week, we learned you love palm trees. Like, really love them. And what'...

Passion For Parrots!

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green

To say that Salvatore Angius has a passion for parrots is an understatement. Angius, based out of Long Beach, Calif., is the creator of California...

WATCH: Tiny Bird Is VERY Excited About His Ball

Posted 08.17.2013 | Good News

Li'l Koolaid is going cer-azzzy over this ball. But at least he’s polite and says “sorry” when he bites. Thank you to Reddit user cheeplix ...

WATCH: Parrot's Amazing Whistling Skills Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Good News

Ollie the parrot has the right kind of outlook on life. The African Grey shows off his optimism and musical skills in a YouTube video where he cli...

Rare Bird Seen Alive For First Time In Over A Century

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | Green

By Thuy Ong SYDNEY, July 5 (Reuters) - A nocturnal Australian parrot that hops like a kangaroo and had not been seen alive for more t...

The Squawk Heard 'Round the World

Rob White | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

My mind settled down by the time the flight attendant announced our arrival in Boston, at which point it dawned on me that Philippa was exhibiting three great human qualities: acceptance, tolerance, and forgiveness.

Exploring Brazil's Wild Rio Negro

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The Rio Negro, I am told, is a river like any other.

WATCH: Parrot Loves Spotting Squirrels

Posted 02.11.2013 | Comedy

Ariel the Panama Amazon Parrot gets very excited when she spots squirrels in the yard. It's cute as a 30-second video, but it's probably really ann...

Why We Hate Going to the Dennis

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Researchers say that if your appellation is Dennis, you are more likely to become a dentist than a differently monikered individual. But I'm not so sure about this.

Australian Parrots Left 'Drunk' By Mystery Avian Illness, Perplexing Vets

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An as-yet-unidentified seasonal illness is affecting flocks of Australian red collar parrots, who apparently exhibit symptoms comparable to human drun...