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Canaries

What bird is named after a group of islands? What bird did your grandmother probably have as a pet? The canary (Serinus canarius) is the answer to both questions. Contrary to popular opinion, the Canary Islands were not named after canaries; it was just the opposite. When Spanish sailors discovered …

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Budgies: A Species Profile

Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), or “betcherrygah” as the Aborigines of Australia call them, are small parrots sporting a long tapered tail. Originally from Australia, the wild budgerigar is a green bird, with a yellow face, and black spots on the mask, black wavy bands on the wings, back and head. Once …

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Great K Names For Your Pet Bird

Kali Kalli Kally Kalee Katie Kiss Kissyface KaCee Kat Kilobyte Keet Krokus Klutz Kismet (faith) Kouta (Kouda) KJ Keisha Katally Kyza Knippe Kato Katy KyrieKinickers Kysper (kiss-purr) Kazoo Kiah (Key-ah) Kilbu Kangarooe Kealey Kindle Kelsey Kitten Kahluha (Rottie) Kauai Kayla Keela Kabuto Kaitlin Karma Kitty-Boy Kittykins Kitty Kacey Jo Kirby …

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