Parrot Confidential

Parrot Confidential

DVD - 2013
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From the wilds of Costa Rica to the suburbs of our own country, parrot owners, rescuers, breeders, and biologists involved in conservation programs share their stories and the stories of their parrots in this bittersweet and unforgettable film about the difficulties and consequences of keeping and caring for parrots as pets.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS, 2013
ISBN: 9781608830022
Branch Call Number: 6.3668 Pa
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Audience: Rating: TV-PG
Alternative Title: Nature (Television program)


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Franln May 17, 2016

This is an important documentary. These birds are such intelligent and emotional creatures. They deserve our admiration and respect, not to be captured, bred and kept by people who cannot handle the responsibility of caring for them.

May 14, 2015

Great public service production from Nature via PBS.

I had know idea that some of these birds have the lifespan that they do.

This is a very good doc for people considering purchasing a bird for a pet (to watch beforehand).

Jul 23, 2014

I was astonished and moved by what I learned about parrots and how much they need socialization.
I love the freedom they have in the wild and how they mate for life.
Kudos to all those people who made room in their homes and lives for homeless parrots. Truly unique and heart touching!

aaa5756 Apr 25, 2014

PBS has done it again very well done documentary. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

Feb 28, 2014

Beautiful, brilliant, and touching. 1hr.

d2013 Jan 25, 2014

Although a short documentary, it's worth your time. Very educational and if you always wanted to get a parrot as a pet, you will reconsider after these moving stories.


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aaa5756 Apr 25, 2014

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

aaa5756 Apr 25, 2014

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill


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aaa5756 Apr 25, 2014

The true meaning of this documentary is if you love parrots don't shop adopt. Keep in mind parrots make horrible pets they will not meant to be kept in a cages but to be able to fly free. If you really need a companion or a pet get a dog or a cat!!!!!


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