Super Bird Creations 9-1/2 by 9-1/2-Inch Busy Birdie Play Perch Bird Toy, Medium

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Super Bird Creations 9-1/2 by 9-1/2-Inch Busy Birdie Play Perch Bird Toy, Medium

Product Description
This creative perch toy is packed with fun. A cajeput perch is attached to a wicker plate that is loaded with a shreddables including a palm flower, paper fingers, a munch ball stuffed with crinkle shred, vine chain and more.

Price: $10.99

  • Perfect size for Caiques, Conures, Quakers and Ringnecks
  • Destructible toys satisfy a bird’s instinctual need to chew
  • Bolts to side of cage
  • Super Bird Creations toy designs use a diverse selection of stimulating bird-safe materials to ensure the mental and physical well being of pet birds

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Audubon Bird Call

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Audubon Bird Call

Product Description
Audubon bird call with rosin. When twisted, this remarkable birchwood and metal instrument makes a variety of sounds similar to wild birds. Each bird call is handmade and individually tuned. Be sure to keep the instrument dry; a small amount of the included powdered rosin, used occasionally, will renew the bird call’s voice. Total length approximately 2.5″ x 0.75″ wide.

Price: $4.80

  • Audubon bird call with rosin.
  • When twisted, this remarkable birchwood and metal instrument makes a variety of sounds similar to wild birds.
  • Be sure to keep the instrument dry; a small amount of the included powdered rosin, used occasionally, will renew the bird call’s voice.
  • Total length approximately 2.5″ x 0.75″ wide.
  • Each bird call is handmade and individually tuned.

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Parrot

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Parrot

Product Description

Polly wants a cracker, and you’ll sure want this hilarious parrot hat, with colorful feathers and detailed printing on the face. Great for everything from costume parties to luaus.

Features include:

•Fabric lining, secret pocket with fortune
•Elastic size adjuster
•Fits adults and kids, 56-59 cm heads (22.5 inches)
•Velvet, vinyl, cotton

Price: $15.03

  • Fabric lining, secret pocket with fortune
  • Elastic size adjuster
  • Fits adults and kids, 56-59 cm heads (22.5 inches)
  • Velvet, vinyl, cotton

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In the Breeze Parrot Baby Bird Garden Spinner

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In the Breeze Parrot Baby Bird Garden Spinner

Product Description
Parrot Baby Bird Yard Spinners are so cute! They are the perfect size to add kinetic color to your garden, flower pots and planters. Their fast spinning wings create a mesmerizing blur of color. Even the slightest wind will make them appear to be working hard. You will love these so much you’ll want to collect them all.

Price: $7.88

  • Weather resistant polyester fabric with silkscreened details
  • Easy assembly – simply insert the wings into the marked diagonal holes on the rotating hub
  • For use in high winds we recommend using an epoxy glue to secure wings to hubs – glue not included
  • Fiberglass forms and supports
  • 12-inch diameter wings and a 17-inch fiberglass pole included

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Blue Ridge Novelty Repeat Talking Parrot-Repeats What You Say

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Blue Ridge Novelty Repeat Talking Parrot-Repeats What You Say

Product Description
Repeat Talking Parrot
This parrot repeats what you say, just speak to it! Hilarious gift or prank! Each parrot sits on a base and includes a color box for gifting or storage.
Manufactured by Blue Ridge Product Solutions.

Price: $7.99

  • Repeat Parrot – Repeats what you Say!
  • Sits on a Base
  • Includes Color Box
  • Green Color
  • Ages 14 and over

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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Product Description
An “engrossing, delightful film” (The Washington Post), THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL is the bonafide sleeper theatrical hit of the year. The film’s endearing guide is Mark Bittner, an aging bohemian, but the supporting cast members, a rambunctious flock of urban parrots, are the true stars, and their surprisingly humanlike behavior makes for a wondrous and rare experience. The film follows the ups-and-downs of these wild birds within the green niches of San Francisco as Bittner befriends, feeds, and names the members of the flock. Along the way, we meet many unforgettable characters: among them Connor, the grouchy yet lovable outcast of the flock, crying for a mate but luckless in his pursuits, and “the lovers,” Picasso and Sophie, inseparable until Sophie is forced into mourning when Picasso disappears. More than a mere birdwatcher, Bittner finds solace in his immersion with these strikingly beautiful creatures – but how will he cope when he’s evicted from his sanctuary and forced to live away from the parrots? Packed with romance, comedy and a surprise ending that “makes you feel like you could fly out of the theater” (San Jose Mercury News), THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL shows just how wondrously similar the human and animal worlds really can be. DVD Features: Origins of the Flock; Urban Legends; Update: Mingus at the Oasis; Parrots Music Video; Mark Bittner’s Home Movies; Flock Updates; Deleted Scenes; Theatrical Trailer; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; California Quail Bonus Short; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection

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Quiet patience and an observant eye turn a seemingly unpromising subject into a rich and fascinating movie. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill captures the life of Mark Bittner, a gentle homeless musician who’s befriended a flock of wild parrots in a neighborhood of San Francisco. Following Bittner, the

camera zooms in on individual parrots, revealing their individual personalities and the traits of their species. This leads to Bittner’s own life, the network of friendships that support him, and the ways in which the parrots–a non-native species–interact with both the natural ecosystem and the city government; just about every topic opens up another until a flock of colorful birds represents a microcosm of nature and society.

Filmmaker Judy Irving has created an exemplary documentary simply by paying attention to the details of the world around her subject.

Everything you expect from a Hollywood blockbuster–romance, violence, humor, sorrow, strong personalities in conflict–is here in spades, except that the heroes and heroines have bright red and green feathers. Utterly rewarding. –Bret Fetzer

Product Description:
An “engrossing, delightful film” (The Washington Post), The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill is the bonafide sleeper theatrical hit of the year. The film’s endearing guide is Mark Bittner, an aging bohemian, but the supporting cast members, a rambunctious flock of urban parrots, are the true stars, and their surprisingly humanlike behavior makes for a wondrous and rare experience. The film follows the ups-and-downs of these wild birds within the green niches of San Francisco as Bittner befriends, feeds, and names the members of the flock. Along the way, we meet many unforgettable characters: among them Connor, the grouchy yet lovable outcast of the flock, crying for a mate but luckless in his pursuits, and “the lovers,” Picasso and Sophie, inseparable until Sophie is forced into mourning when Picasso disappears. More than a mere birdwatcher, Bittner finds solace in his immersion with these strikingly beautiful creatures – but how will he cope when he’s evicted from his sanctuary and forced to live away from the parrots? Packed with romance, comedy and a surprise ending that “makes you feel like you could fly out of the theater” (San Jose Mercury News), The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill shows just how wondrously similar the human and animal worlds really can be.

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Below, Cinephile Ned Viall interviews producer/director Judy Irving:

Ned: There’s a scene early on where you ask, “Why don’t you cut your hair?” Mark says, “I’m not going to cut my hair until I have a girlfriend.” So I wondered, “Will there be a scene at the end where he cuts his hair?” Did you know what was going to happen when you recorded that scene?

Judy: I recorded that close to the beginning of the project. I didn’t know how things would end up. As I was editing, I knew what I was doing, though. Like in dramatic films, I wanted to have setups and payoffs throughout the movie. That was one of them. I also wanted folks almost to forget it after it happened.

Ned: I was struck by the narrative quality of Parrots. It’s almost like a fiction film. There’s Connor, the outcast. He’s like the tough guy who turns out to have a heart of gold, sticking up for the injured birds as their fellow cherry heads attack them. Then he suffers his apparent tragic demise—like the brother in Slumdog Millionaire.

Judy: Connor was the classic outsider. I didn’t make anything up. The cherry heads didn’t like him because of his blue head. Discrimination happens even in the bird world.

Ned: Another part of the story arc was where you create this beautiful world, and then it has to end. Mark has to leave. What’s going to happen to the birds?

Judy: That all happened while I was filming. Mark was living in the cottage, and the owners had to ask him to move because it was literally sliding down the hill. I knew that might happen when I started filming. I just hoped I’d get enough shot before he had to go. So his moving became part of the story. But in a documentary you can’t control those things. There’s no script. That’s the risk you take. You just hope events will unfold in a way that makes a good story. I much prefer storyline documentaries to standard “talking heads and b-roll” type documentaries

Ned: In the movie you’re not antagonistic exactly, but you keep asking Mark questions like, how come you don’t get a job? Gradually, that changes. There’s more to him than you thought.

Judy: When I first met Mark, I wasn’t sure he was movie material, frankly. (Laughs.) After awhile I realized he was a great storyteller, with a good voice and screen presence. I needed to ask the questions that the audience would ask.

Ned: The film is not at all what most people expect it to be.

Judy: Right. And because of the title, a lot of guys aren’t interested in watching it. Then their girlfriends or wives drag them to it, and they’re moved. They find out that it’s about much more than just parrots. It’s about personality, consciousness, and life and death.

Ned: And love.

Judy: (Laughs.) And love.

Price: $7.50

  • In San Francisco, there are at least two flocks of largely wild parrots who flock around the city. This film focuses on the flock of cherry-headed conures (and a lonely blue-headed one named Connor) who flock around the Telegraph Hill region of the city and their closest human companion, Mark Bittner . Through his own words, we learn of his life as a frustrated, homeless musician and how he came t

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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

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Kaytee Fiesta Max for Parrot, 4-1/2-Pound

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Kaytee Fiesta Max for Parrot, 4-1/2-Pound

Product Description
Kaytee fiesta max premier blend of fruits, vegetables, seeds and grains offering maximum variety, fun and nutrition. Nutritionally fortified gourmet food. More fun. Variety. Nutritious. Dha omega-3 supports heart, brain and visual functions. Prebiotics and probiotics aids in digestive health. Naturally preserved. Now with over 15-percent more nutritious ingredients. Made in the usa

Price: $9.34

  • Dha omega-3 supports heart brain and visual functions
  • Prebiotics and probiotics aids in digestive health
  • Naturally preserved

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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird: A True Story

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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird: A True Story

Product Description
In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex–short for Avian Learning EXperiment. At that time, most scientists thought that the bigger the brain, the smarter the creature; they studied great apes and dolphins. African greys, with their walnut-sized “birdbrains,” were pretty much ignored–until Alex. 

His intelligence surprised everyone, including Irene. He learned to count, add, and subtract; to recognize shapes, sizes, and colors; and to speak, and understand, hundreds of words. These were things no other animal could do. Alex wasn’t supposed to have the brainpower to do them, either. But he did them anyway.

Accompanied by Meilo So’s stunning illustrations, Alex and Irene’s story is one of groundbreaking discoveries about animal intelligence, hard work, and the loving bonds of a unique friendship. 

Price: $9.08

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    Super Bird Creations 7 by 18-Inch Rainbow Bridge Jr. Bird Toy, Medium

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    Super Bird Creations 7 by 18-Inch Rainbow Bridge Jr. Bird Toy, Medium

    Product Description
    Many birds like to perch and chew on this bridge of brightly colored wooden blocks and colorful plastic chains. Four dangling strands of pine blocks and wooden beads add to the enjoyment factor.

    Price: $13.07

    • Perfect size for Caiques, Conures, Quakers and Ringnecks
    • Destructible toys satisfy a bird’s instinctual need to chew
    • Quick-link type connectors are on both ends of this toy which allows it to be strung vertically or horizontally
    • Super Bird Creations toy designs use a diverse selection of stimulating bird-safe materials to ensure the mental and physical well being of pet birds

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