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The parrot is one of my favorite animals because they can talk to you when you don't have anyone else to talk to. Parrot's are very smart and talk-a-tive. I want to learn what makes them repeat what ever you say. I want to know how you can tell all of these parrots apart.I also what to know how many types of parrots there are. To me the parrots are very adorable because all the colors are bright and make you happy! Parrot's mostly like to eat fruit, seeds, buds, nectar and pollen. Parrots are mostly found in the tropical rainforest but live in other places too! What I found out is that some parrot's even live in the dessert, the grassy lands. What suprises me the most is that some live in the dessert! When you think of a parrot, you think of the rainforest because most of the parrot's live there.


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Where the Parrot lives

Parrots live in the rainforest. The rainforest is rainy because it is humid. In one year the rainforest can get up to 1500 through 2500mm of rain. Parrots make nests in the trees hollow in the rainforest. In the rainforest there are many plants. Some of the plants are;bamboo, orchids,and lianas. These are trees and flowers. The parrot don't make nests like other birds. They just make a "nest" in the cavity or the hollow of the hole. The rainforest has a lot of trees, parrot's live in any of those trees. They don't have a favorite. The rainforest is a place of danger, but for the parrot there is no danger exept death. The rainforest has a lot of preditors but none of the animals that live there go for the parrot. The parrot is a colorful bird, so if some animal try's to attack it scares it away because of the colors.
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What the Parrot is like

The parrot is a very colorful bird. It is colorful because it could scare other animals away form it so it does not hurt them or there youngsters. The parrot has a beak so it can get the inside of the berries to eat it. The parrot also uses its beak to talk. It can carry the food to get to there baby parrot's for them to eat. The parrot-has-a-sharp-beak so it can crack things open. If it did not have this type of beak, if it had a smaller beak, then it might not have survived. The parrot uses its beak to get to food. We, as people, don't need beaks because we have our hands to crack and open things. The parrot has a sharp beak to get to its food just because it cannot eat anything else. The parrot does not eat me, it is like a vegetarian! The parrot is not strong enough to fight the other animals so it kind of can have any meat. The animals that might fight back are the ones that are trying to get all of the meat from the dead carcas.
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Observation Journal Entry #1

You can tell the female and male parrot apart. The male parrot is more colorful than the female parrot.
Male-and-female-parrot-differences This website tells you about what the differences are. What it mostly tells you is that the way you can tell the parrots apart. There are some parrots that are a brown color that live in South Africa.
Parrot-parents-give-specific-names-to-their-chicks the scientist says that when the mother and father parrot calls another parrot, the voice of the parrot is different for every parrot when they call there babies. Parrot's are kind of like people, they can tell who is talking by there voices, the parrot can tell who is talking because of how they say things to exept they talk differently!
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Observation Journal Entry #2

Frank-Indiviglio is the person that I will be researching. He really liked birds when he was younger. He researched the Echo parrot and found out that it was going extinct. Now there is more of a change that the bird can live. In the 1970's there were only about 10-12 of those parrots left, this parrot is still endangered just not as much as it use to be. I am not sure what the limiting factor was for that but it could have been the shelter, food, disease, etc.
Tropical Rainforests
Tropical Rainforests
The green on the map is the tropical rainforest. The tropical Rainforest is were some of the parrot's live, not all of the parrot's because some parrot's live in other places too.
This picture above is the rain forest. So the rainforest is were the parrot's live. Most of the parrot's are not dying but some are going extinct like the Echo Parrot. The parrots are considered pests in some parts of the world because they eat the crops that the farmers grow. This-talks-about-the-parrots-eating-crops.

Fellow Researcher Profile

The person that I am researching is Frank Indivigio. He studies different type of birds.He has a website called That Bird Blog. The blog talks about him and how he started to like all of the animals. He said that when he was younger, he got kind of curious about the different types of animals there are so that is how he got started. Later on in his life, when he got older he started his career with birds and animals.
The next person that I had found that researches birds is Reachel Mork. She is the person that I found out about where all of the parrot's live.


Monitoring Techniques

The parrot population is really high. There are like no animals that go after the parrot. Anyway, if they go for it they can scare away that animal that is trying to kill the parrot.


Websites

Indiviglio, Frank. "That Bird Blog - Pet Bird Information Source from That Pet Place & ThatPetPlace.com." Pet Blogs by That Fish Place/That Pet Place. Frank Indiviglio. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://blogs.thatpetplace.com/thatbirdblog/.

Mork, Rachel. "Where Do Parrots Live?" - Life123. Rachel Mork, 2012. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://www.life123.com/parenting/pets/birds/where-do-parrots-live.shtml.

Indiviglio, Frank. "Authors." That Bird Blog. Frank Indiviglio, 2012. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://blogs.thatpetplace.com/thatbirdblog/about/.

Frank Indiviglio. "Bird Research – Parrot Parents Give Specific “Names” to Their Chicks!" Pet Blogs by That Fish Place/That Pet Place. Frank Indivilio, 2012. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://blogs.thatpetplace.com/thatbirdblog/2011/07/27/bird-research-parrot-parents-give-specific-names-to-their-chicks/.

"Manipulative Mothers Subdue Show-Off Sons, Bird Researchers Demonstrate." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 12 Sept. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110912152903.htm.
"Parrot Learning." - Science Updates. 2012. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/parrot-learning/.
"Exploding Parrot Population in U.S. Will Cause Crisis, Predicts National Best Friends Animal Society." Press Release Distribution. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://www.prweb.com/releases/Parrot/crisis/prweb8847401.htm.

"Parrot Care: Monitoring Parrot Populations." HubPages. 12 Feb. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2012. http://wildparrot.hubpages.com/hub/Parrot-Care-Monitoring-Parrot-Populations.





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Pictures of Parrots


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