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"You've never seen anything like it!"

Bill and Coo Plot: The feathered residents of Chirpendale are terrorized by an evil black crow by the name of "The Black Menace". But to the citizen's rescue comes a brave young taxi puller named Bill! [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 31, 2014 - 7 comments

Budgies Go Round And Round

Someone in the UK really likes training budgies to ride little rides.
posted by The Whelk on Nov 30, 2013 - 23 comments

Trick or Tweet.

Bird. Here to remind you that Halloween is on its way.
posted by kinnakeet on Oct 7, 2013 - 20 comments

The Beclogged Budgie

Budgie - starring Adam Faith. The complete series one and two is available on YouTube [you may well need your cockney rhyming slang dictionary]. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Aug 7, 2013 - 11 comments

Funny, he doesn't look like a Cardinal.

A famously chatty parakeet named Disco recently added another human trick to his repertoire: Quoting Monty Python. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Aug 3, 2013 - 22 comments


Siouxsie and The Banshees, Royal Albert Hall, October 1983.
posted by xod on May 27, 2012 - 40 comments

that's one mellow cat

Little parakeet just won't leave kitty alone. I mean, really. Doesn't matter if kitty is drinking, or trying to sleep. He just won't leave kitty alone. I mean, really. Kitty's cool with it, though, and they enjoy the same food. And neither of them are especially interested in the beetle.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Apr 8, 2012 - 55 comments

The World Record is awarded for Cleanest Floor, not Longest Bird Ball Balance

Here is a video of a budgie attempting to stand on a tennis ball.
posted by BeerFilter on May 28, 2011 - 49 comments

Victor, The Budgie Who Could Talk

Victor, The Budgie Who Could Talk Ryan Reynolds built an online shrine to his friend and pet bird Victor, a precociously chatty budgerigar with an extensive 800-word vocabulary. There are audio and video clips of Victor talking and a history of the bird and even budgie training tips. You may need to replay the audio a few times to get the gist of what Victor's saying, it takes a minute to get into his little budgie accent, but you will be amazed at what you hear (hope this is all true and not a farce). Reynolds has included subtitles with each of the audio and video clips. Sadly, Victor suddenly became very ill and died on March 2, 2001. (Warning: Every link off the main page pops up in a new browser window. It's annoying, but the site is worth the mild inconvenience.)
posted by VelvetHellvis on Apr 3, 2003 - 4 comments

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