I was talking about this to someone this morning, and we agreed that rosellas
sometimes hop when they are on the ground, and I think Red-rumped Parrots do as
well, so maybe they have different styles of ambulation depending on the need
for speed or even just how they're feeling!
Perhaps the Easter one has chocolate eggs for part of the year, hence the low
On 04/07/2013, at 3:31 PM, Joshua Bergmark <> wrote:
> I've been thinking about this since I heard about the curious hopping
> behaviour seen in John's video (still waiting to see it myself of course!).
> The only accepted Night Parrot sighting by BARC is the Minga Well '05
> birds, case summary here:
> Interestingly, the observers report the birds "running a short distance"
> towards the water after landing. Not hopping. Thoughts anyone? Maybe
> there's a Western "Running" Night Parrot and an Easter "Hopping" Night
> Parrot! (typo intended)
> Joshua Bergmark
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