News tagged with parrots

Parrots know shapes

When he looks at a Kanizsa triangle, the famous optical illusion made up of three Pac-Man figures facing each other, Griffin doesn't just see three figures converging on each other. He sees a triangle.

dateJul 20, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Swift parrot critically endangered

The Australian Government has listed the iconic Tasmanian swift parrot as critically endangered, lifting its status from endangered, following research by The Australian National University (ANU).

dateMay 06, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Australian parrots need more protection

Australia has the world's highest diversity of parrots, but a new analysis by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) has found the nation's record in conserving these beautiful birds leaves much to be desired.

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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