Thursday, June 07, 2007

One Smart Parrot

Poncho - an amazing parrot - is someone to watch...literally. His owner says this about him in this clip: Poncho, my 30 year old double yellow headed amazon (i've had him for 15 of those years!), uses one of his feathers to help scratch his head! The new feathers that are constantly growing in cause the itch, which I usually scratch for him. He was not taught to do this, he figured it out on his own, and has been doing it for years. He uses feathers that fall out naturally, and will also use other objects besides feathers for the same purpose, like pencils, straws, toys, etc. Does anyone elses parrot do this?

1 comment:

The Fluffy Tribe said...

That's hilarious ~MJane