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Sacred Birds: Jesus Was a Cockatoo

Artist and painting instructor Kelley Vandiver has reinvented cardinals, hummingbirds, blackbirds, bluebirds, chickens, and lots of parrots as religious figures in iconic paintings. [more inside]
posted by littlewater on Mar 29, 2016 - 28 comments

Queen of Cups

Harley is an umbrella cockatoo. She loves cups. No, wait, maybe she hates cups? Anyway, Harley has a ton of cups. (mlYT)
posted by overeducated_alligator on Mar 8, 2016 - 27 comments

Cockatoo Peekaboo

"Peek Boo!" [slTumblrVideo]
posted by ellieBOA on Sep 2, 2015 - 41 comments

The (profane) language of birds

Max the cockatoo hates his !@&!?#$%# carrier. Max does not want to get his !@#?^*! nails clipped. Not the !@$(^#$%@! carrier again! Max will tell you exactly what he thinks about his @%!?@!?*! cage. [more inside]
posted by Kat Allison on Jun 23, 2015 - 39 comments

Love Me Chicken Tender

Cockatoo loves Elvis. Other Cockatoo does not.
posted by The Whelk on May 30, 2015 - 41 comments

Rollin' & Scratchin'

Here's a video of a cockatoo dancing to Daft Punk. Bird's got moves.
posted by schmod on May 7, 2013 - 6 comments

Hello Cockie! Whose a pretty bird?

The cockatoos are talking, and they're borrowing our words. Wild cockatoos, native to Australia, have been heard to utter English phrases. Escaped or freed pet birds pass phrases to others as they move up the hierarchy of their flock, as explained in an 8 minute news clip (MP3 linked in the page) featuring an interview with Martyn Robinson at the Australian Museum. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 15, 2011 - 83 comments

DAMN THAT DOT

Kiwi The Cockatoo Vs The Laser Pointer [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Aug 27, 2011 - 51 comments

Your Mother Whips Hair In Hell, Karras

Hair whip dance-off: Linda Blair versus Frostie the cockatoo. Related, previously.
posted by hermitosis on Nov 24, 2010 - 19 comments

Say groove, sucker...say dance, sucker...now move, sucker.

Meet Frostie the dancing cockatoo. When I say he loves to dance, I mean he really loves to dance.
posted by MaryDellamorte on Feb 23, 2009 - 36 comments

A Bird In Her Birthday Suit

Lost Ray Harryhausen footage? No, it's a real bird that keeps itself fully plucked due to an unfortunate malady. Sort of cuddly in a leathery, scuttling way, don't you think?
posted by [NOT HERMITOSIS-IST] on Apr 20, 2008 - 22 comments

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