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A carnivore parrot??? Hell yes! Since the phylogenetic tree of birds got reorganized and falcons were place next to parrots I can think of falcons other than been cockatoos with love to haemoglobin!

A carnivore parrot? Hell yes! Since the phylogenetic tree of birds got reorganized and falcons were place next to parrots I can think of falcons other than been cockatoos with love to haemoglobin!

Wilder Horna: Google+

Eclectus parrots - Males green and females red - Native to the Solomon Islands, Sumba, New Guinea and nearby islands, northeastern Australia and the Maluku Islands.

High Key Spoonbill by Michael Pancier Photography, via 500px (Taken at Merritt Island NWR in Winter 2012)

I love this PINK board by:Heike-Janyn Schramm High Key Spoonbill; by Michael Pancier Photography

These birds are the second heaviest bird behind the ostrich, they have claws on their toes that can grow to 5 inches long, and they can run as fast as 31 miles per hour. These stats basically tell you that the inability to fly does not make this bird any less tough! Introduced predators? Pshhhhh! Only those cassowaries habituated to humans are actually dangerous but still, don't mess.

12 surprising flightless birds

We all know ostriches, emus and penguins can't fly. But these flightless ducks, sea birds and parrots will make you do a double take.

Blue Parrots

Blue Hyacinth Macaws --- I was briefly obsessed with these birds in middle school. Turns out, from pet-sitting for a friend, that I'm so not a bird person! Regardless, they're gorgeous!

Rose ringed parrot and a Black-white Munia

A rose ringed parrot shares a meal with a sparrow at Nawala

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