Sunday, 22 February 2009

Chess Photography - Bird Brains Play Chess


Bird Brains Play Chess (Flickr photo by striatic)

Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) are nomadic birds found in Australia. Male specimens of budgerigars are one of the top 5 talking birds amongst parrot species. The world record for the largest vocabulary of any bird is held by a budgerigar named Puck - with a vocabulary of 1,728 words. Puck died in 1994 (see Wikipedia).


Erwin, the Talking Budgie Speaks Up! Aussie Budgerigar

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