Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Parrotlet Videos: Allopreening

After Green-rumped Parrotlets (Forpus passerinus) have selected a proper nest box, they engage in several behaviors to maintain a loving pair-bond. One of these is allopreening. If you don't find this to be the cutest thing ever, you have a cold, cruel heart.

Photo and video courtesy of Rae Okawa.

Next up: More pair-bonding

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