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2014-05-20 23:01:50

Guests can buy nectar cups and hand-feed the lorikeets in walk-through aviary, open May 24-Sept. 1. A memorable 'Get-Close' experience. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Step into a lush aviary to share a laugh and a squawk with beautiful tropical birds that will sip food right out of your hands as “Lorikeets” returns as the special summer exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. “Lorikeets” will be open from May 24 through Sept. 1 outside on the Aquarium’s riverfront...

2014-05-12 12:35:48

Parrot Bebop Drone, the ultra-light drone with a full HD camera digitally stabilized on its 3-axis! PARIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Bebop Drone, Parrot demonstrates its technological expertise and confirms its commitment to the civil drone market. The Bebop Drone is a super-high-tech leisure quadricopter with features of a professional one! Equipped with a 14 mega pixels fish-eye camera, the Parrot Bebop Drone takes video and pictures of the world in a 180-degree field with...

Drones For The Consumer Market: Parrot Unveils UAV With HD Camera
2014-05-12 10:49:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the use of drones by the government has been a controversial issue, some in the private sector apparently see the sky is truly the limit for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. On Sunday consumer drone maker Parrot announced that it had developed a UAV that is equipped with a Full HD video camera -- and it could even be controlled with virtual reality technology. The Bebop drone's 14-megapizel camera system sports image...

2014-03-07 23:04:12

They have come up with a very magnificent product known as Strike Alpha iPhone 5 Car Cradle that is compatible with the entire Parrot MKi and THB ranges of Bluetooth car kits. Northgate, Australia (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Strike offers the best GPS Tracking device for businesses and consumers to get help in tracking and navigation in various situations. It helps in mapping out routes to unfamiliar destinations which can be proved useful in saving time. They have their own Tracking system as...

2014-01-17 23:00:20

The New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary is sprouting a new community garden and Animal Support, and cofounders Julian Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Dr. Michael Omidi, are helping to nurture its growth and development. The Sanctuary is an integral part of the organization Foster Parrots which is dedicated to the rescue and care of exotic birds and animals. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Animal Support and its cofounders are delighted to sponsor the development of a new community garden within its...

2013-09-12 23:02:19

World’s leading technology to stop distracted driving now offered in Parrot ASTEROID Market. Baton Roouge, La. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 CellcontrolTM, the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving, announces that it is now available in the Parrot ASTEROID Market, making it the first distracted driving solution available to the automotive aftermarket and auto original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Drivers with Parrot ASTEROID Tablet and Parrot ASTEROID Smart devices...

2013-08-29 23:30:08

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 can fly further, capture extreme videos with new Wi-Fi technology. CHINO, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long-range wireless communications products for the home and office, announced today that it has partnered with Parrot, a global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones, to launch a summer contest for AR.Drone 2.0 owners. Now through September 15, 2013, drone enthusiasts will have a chance to put the latest...

Texas Researchers Sequence Entire Genome Of Scarlet Macaw
2013-05-14 09:24:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what is being hailed as a “groundbreaking” advancement in the fields of avian evolution, biology and conservationism, researchers from the Texas A&M University (TAMU) College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have successfully sequenced the complete genome of a Scarlet macaw. Dr. Christopher Seabury and Dr. Ian Tizard of the College Station, Texas-based university´s Schubot Exotic Bird Health...

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Cuban Macaw, Ara tricolor
2014-09-11 11:07:56

The Cuban Macaw or the Cuban Red Macaw (Ara tricolor) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to Cuba and the Isla de la Juventud, an island off of the coast of west Cuba. At around 18 to 20 inches long it was one of the smaller members of the Ara genus of macaws. It was the last species of macaw that was native to the Caribbean islands to go extinct. A number of skins are preserved in museums; however, no eggs have survived. A pair was kept in the royal menagerie at Schonbrunn...

Blue-fronted Amazon, Amazona aestiva
2009-06-16 18:03:04

The Blue-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva), also known as the Turquoise-fronted Amazon and Blue-fronted Parrot, is a species of parrot that is found in eastern Brazil, northeastern Bolivia, Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its preferred habitat is forests (except dense humid forests), woodlands, savannas, and palm groves. There is a small feral population of this species in the greener parts of Stuttgart in Germany. Two subspecies are recognized. The adult is about 15 inches long and has...

Blue-winged Parrotlet, Forpus xanthopterygius
2009-06-16 17:51:49

The Blue-winged Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius) is a species of parrot found throughout most of South America. The Turquoise-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus xanthopterygius spengeli) is sometimes considered a separate species (rather than a subspecies). The Blue-winged Parrotlet's habitat is woodland, scrub, savanna, and pastures. Though it is widespread and fairly common, it is more commonly found in the Amazon Basin. Six subspecies are recognized. The adult is only 4.75 inches long. It is...

Hyacinth Macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
2009-06-16 17:47:50

The Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), or Hyacinthine Macaw, is a species of parrot that is found in South America. It exists in three main colonies: the Pantanal region of Brazil, the Cerrado region of eastern Brazil, and around the Tocantins River, Xingu River, Tapajós River, and the Marajó island in the eastern Amazon Basin of Brazil. They are also found in eastern Bolivia and northeastern Paraguay. Its habitat is palm swamps, woodlands, and other semi-open wooded areas. It...

Red-shouldered Macaw, Diopsittaca nobilis
2009-06-04 22:50:45

The Red-shouldered Macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis), also known as the Noble Macaw, Long-wing Macaw, and Hahn's Macaw, is a species of parrot native to Venezuela, the Guianas, Bolivia, Brazil, and far south-eastern Peru. It is found mostly in tropical lowlands, savannah and swamplands. This is not considered an endangered species, although populations in the wild have declined due to habitat loss. Though not considered endangered, it is illegal to export wild caught birds of this species. The...

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