AUSTRALIA’s WILD PARROTS & COCKATOOS – PBS SPECIAL – Part 1 of 2

FLOCKS OF WILD AUSTRALIAN PARROTS (Part 1 of 2) THIS IS WHAT THE PARROTS THAT WE CONFINE TO CAGES IN OUR HOMES LOOK LIKE IN THE WILD…WHERE WE SHOULD HAVE L…

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  1. cute and excellent cockatoo parrot for adoption .came with cage and other accesories.both male amd female and have started talking.very playful and entertaining.give for free adoption.DNA tasted and free from al deseases.very playful and associable with other kids.give to any one who can give then the care they deserve. mail us geoggynaome@gmail.com .we can ship to any country,if you can give them care they deserve.

  2. I do agree,mine was already old and used to being cage raised, his owner an Aussie soldier, died and he needed a home.I battle myself everyday but what ever is best for them is the best decision. I love attracting wild birds to my garden by feeding them and offering water when it gets hot and dry here and then we both benefit from the relationship.They were given a Gift of flight, something God didn’t even give us, surely then they are special in their own way and have a job to do of some sort?

  3. the //creator meant them to fly and its a travesty to cut their wings and put them in jail……on my birds cage, which is only in when outside…I stenciled the words bird jail……………………..

  4. Yes it shows the plight of some of these birds yet folk still cage them I get heaps everyday where I live but they are free thank goodness

  5. I have been given a Galah from an old digger that died and i felt conflicted to have a bird kept in a cage. We have him loose on a stand in the house to stretch his wings and keep in a well feed well watered large Avery outside and cover him up if it is too cold. I felt like letting him go and then i watched the news where there were so many here in Australia they were keeping a whole town awake and they are seen as a pest.I took one look at Henry and knew he would never been seen that way by me

  6. its a bad thing to take flight away from a creature that the universe created for flight…once again….stupid human tricks

  7. “Confined” to a loving home with food, care, love, and safe from predators.. how awful!

  8. talking african grey parrots willing to give them out for adoption to good homes. they are 24 months old and very playful. i will be sending them along with their 1 meter square steal cage toys and all papers. contact – wendyzizzi@yahoo.com

  9. itsa great country with plenty of unique wildlife, but its also a very tough country. other countries have dangerous people, Australia has dangerous nature. We have most of the deadliest animals in the world and our country gets bush fires and floods every year at least. But i couldnt live anywhere else this is one beautiful land. One thing people forget to acknowledge when they come here is the Aboriginal history and sites.. I wish more tourists would learn about them they are unique themselves

  10. hehe yeah if your not expecting them they will spook you. Cockatoos fly past screaming all the time in the town i grew up. I live in the outer suburbs of melbs now and I enjoy sitting in the parks and watching all sorts of birds.. but not nearly as enough of them as back in NE VIC where i grew up.. too many people to scare them away 🙁 My husband is from filipeans and described the laugh of the kookaburra as a “laughing monkey” he didnt know it was a bird making that noise when he first heard it

  11. Matthew 10:29 (1611 King James Bible)
    Are not two Sparrowes solde for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

  12. Stop breeding more birds into captivity and only provide homes to those who cannot flourish in the wild.

  13. You can find birds like this all over the continent. I live in suburban Melbourne, and daily have cockatoos, galahs, rosellas and lorikeets flying around my house. Outside my front door is a quince tree, and the cockatoos love the seeds, so I regularly see literally a few feet away. The only problem is, they have a tendency to give a very loud squawk as they fly off, and it frightens the daylights out of me.

  14. 9:38 It’s as if he says “get the hell out of here, we’re busy.”

  15. This is a wonderful Video. Australia must be fantastic.
    greeting Kalle

  16. That’s the natural call of the palm cockatoo. Believe it or not it’s true.

  17. My adorable snowythecorella adoped me as his Mum the moment he spotted me at Pets’ shop!
    He was hand-reared corella we were told. I did not know he is like a Child and demands a lot of Attention…… now he “owns” me, ha! ha! Lucky he is intelligent and loving!
    Snowy’s Mum, Nancy at….youtube…..cookingwithnancy/ Snowy loves watching me cooking and is always “noisy” when he smells cooked food or me talking on camera!

  18. Today Australia and most countries with beautiful wildlife prohibit (or ban, precisely) exporting its wildlife outside of Australia, which means every parrot in a cage is locally bred, and even if you want to set them free, it won’t survive in the wild as they get the knowledge of surviving the wilderness from their parents. The only way to escape a cruel owner is rehoming or adoption, and reporting the owner to a local wildlife rescue center to be charged with a handsome fee.

  19. A Good spot to Sit Amongst ‘Wild’ parrots is Currumbin Sanctuary – Gold Coast [south of Brisbane] – Rainbow Lorikeets etc come in for free meals twice a day – they will land on you and eat from your hand ; and I believe that Australia-Zoo [Crocodile Hunter] at Sunshine Coast North of Brisbane has birds visitiing too.

  20. This guy’s voice sounds like the guy who narrated Arthas’s father, in WOW.

  21. This is where parrots belong, not in cages. I am completely against having parrots as pets. They are a shadow of their magnificent selves when they are not free.

  22. I love how even the wild black palm cockatoo is saying hello!

  23. i am very happy to see the birds in air of australia
    every one should allow their caged bird to fly freely indoor once or twice a day
    so they are happy and feel independent

  24. the ones that are companions are free to come out of the cage

  25. LOL Patty melons. Haven’t heard them be called that. We call them pig melons. Awesome vid though.

  26. yeah and being a typical human, you’d probably also love to capture one of those wild parotts, lock it up in a 2×2 foot cage and teach it to mimic silly human words for the rest of its life…for your “entertainment”. lol.

  27. when I was visiting my boyfriend in Melbourne I was confused as to how he didn’t know the difference between a Pied Currowong and a Willy Wagtail. But it’s like an American trying to tell the difference between a raven and a crow…if you’re used to something around you you just don’t take as much notice as a tourist would. I’m learning my lesson now…I used to think Boomers were all over the country but naw, Eastern Greys are more common apparently which freaked me out XD

  28. it’s the most beautiful feeling in the world, looking up into the sky and seeing Cockatoo’s flying about you and Rainbow Lorikeets eating at a feeder. Save up the money and go, being in Australia is worth waiting 100 years to get to. It’s the most beautiful country in the world and it’s why I’m in the process of immigrating <3

  29. Does anyone know where I can buy this DVD now? As the PBS website does not sell “Parrots from the Land of Oz” nor “The Real Macaw” anymore =(

  30. Just a quick note, those that own parrots out of a love for the bird allow them to fly and have a relationship with their birds that allow them to be outside and cage free in the home. I do not promote captive breeding as they are sadly becoming over populated, nor do I promote catching parrots in the wild, however, when they are kept in a manner that puts their health and happiness first they quite enjoy being pets much like dogs. =)

  31. well if I were a farmer and some damn birds ate my crops, I would kill or just capture them too and it their meat.

  32. true that.. I live in Western Sydney… Heaps of corellas which aren’t native here

  33. I AGREE THAT WE SHOULD HAVE LEFT OUR PARROTS IN THE WILD. It is so sad to think of the comparison of birds in the wild and the ones stuck in cages. What a shame that the first person ever put a bird in a cage. I know many birds in cages are somewhat adjusted, but how very sad for their missing freedom.
    Linda & Geronimo