Parrots in the wild are always awesome, but parrotlets hold a special place in many hearts, including mine. Here’s something else to love about these petite pocket parrots: Grrlscientist reports that Green-rumped Parrotlets name their babies. Cool, right? And I suspect the population studied is this group studied by Nick Sly back in 2008.

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Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.