Monday, March 2, 2009

Parrotlet Videos: Prospecting

As I've mentioned in previous posts about Green-rumped Parrotlets (Forpus passerinus), the first stage in the parrotlet breeding cycle is a pair selecting a nest site. They accomplish this by examining the different boxes we put up. They are very cautious about it at first, prospecting the box without actually entering. Here are several birds prospecting (video courtesy of Rae Okawa):

Up next: Parrotlet love

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