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Mira Tweti

Sweet birds and hard choices

Parrot Blogger: Mira Tweti | Dec 28, 2010

For the last seven years, I’ve lived near the beach,  beside the Del Rey Lagoon in Playa del Rey, California. The lagoon is 1/4 mile long and about two blocks wide. The immediate area is salt water and fresh water from some of the last remaining wetlands in the US. Historically, there are over...

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Charlie Moores

Here, There, and Everywhere

Parrot Blogger: Charlie Moores | Apr 14, 2009

In mid-January, as part of the ‘Parrot Month’ theme on 10,000 Birds, my colleague Corey reviewed ‘Of Parrots and People: The Sometimes Funny, Always Fascinating, and Often Catastrophic Collision of Two Intelligent Species’ by Mira Tweti, a book - and a name - that none of the three of us at...

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Mira Tweti

Widowed Swan Soldiers On in Troubled Water - Los Angeles Times, 12/7/02

Parrot Blogger: Mira Tweti | Aug 10, 2007

By way of introducing this story... I know Rupert's not a parrot but he is an Australian bird, as far as that goes, equally beautiful and exotic,    And, he was quite exceptional as you'll see from the piece which, of all the things I've written is in the top three as a favorite. 

I wrote it...

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Karen McGovern

Vacations, Yard Sales, and Other Thoughts

Parrot Blogger: Karen McGovern | Jun 20, 2007

Vacations are wonderful.  A time to re-charge, refresh and "get away from it all".  I just returned from a short but delightful stay in Northern Michigan enjoying sunshine, good food, family, friends, and freshwater swimming.  Coming from Florida, where I have lived for the past 15 years, the...

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