Problem solving budgerigars

Kitekeeper

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Jun 19, 2021
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Parrots
Budgerigar (Bud), Pacific Parrotlet (Sam), Roseicollis lovebird (BJ and Turq), Linneolated parakeet (Charlie and Emma)
We all know that parrots are really smart birds.

It is a general trend that encephalization grows with body size, but small parrots can also be quite intriguing and considerably smart!

Below there is a scientific article that shows how female budgerigars choose their male partners and how problem-solving abilities can be crucial for males to be attractive for them.

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6423/166.full

I started to learn with budgies 30 years ago and I am still learning!
 

Laurasea

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Aug 2, 2018
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USA
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Neptune blue quaker (MIA), Ta-dah GCC female, Penny quaker female, Pikachu quaker female!!, Phoebe quaker female, 3 parakeets males, Burt The Burd GCC female RIP
They are amazing!
 

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