Monday, March 16, 2009

Parrotlet Videos: Forpus Riot

Green-rumped Parrotlet (Forpus passerinus) pairs can stick together for years... until death do them part. When that happens, the parrotlet crew finds out about it pretty fast, because all hell breaks loose. All of the lone males in the area somehow notice those suddenly single females remarkably fast, and they descend upon her and her nest looking to woo her. This is the result:

Video courtesy of Rae Okawa. This is the last parrotlet video. Big thanks to Rae!


  1. Such cute little things!

  2. Looks like things are getting a bit crazy for that female.