“Yet the bird thus positively identified as a paroquet, upon which identification have, without doubt, been based all the conclusions that have been published concerning the presence of that bird among the mound sculptures is not even distantly related to the parrot family.”
Animal Carvings from Mounds of the Mississippi Valley Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1883, pages 117-166
“The paroquet was a splendid creature, with a brilliant orange throat darkly spotted.”
“Among them we observed a pretty kind of paroquet, with a green body, a blue head, and a red breast; also a few beautiful turtle - doves, and several flocks of wood-pigeons.”
“Among them we observed a pretty kind of paroquet, with a green body, a blue head, and a red breast; also a few beautiful turtle-doves, and several flocks of wood-pigeons.”
“As for his aunt, she thought too little to love much; Marius was no longer for her much more than a vague black form; and she eventually came to occupy herself with him much less than with the cat or the paroquet which she probably had.”
“It was there that that profound remark was made anent a rather greedy paroquet which belonged to a lady boarder: — “How well bred! it eats the top of the slice of bread and butter just like a person!””
“Arrived beneath the elephant, he uttered a peculiar cry, which did not belong to any human tongue, and which a paroquet alone could have imitated.”
“He came to me, just now, so prim, and so pleased A parrot and paroquet The parrot is the finest talker!”
“There is a paroquet with purple feathers, another with scarlet, a woodpecker with variegated plumage of red, green, and yellow, and a small black bird with a single yellow feather under each wing.”
“I also continued to obtain a few new birds, among which were two or three kinds of small hawks and falcons, a beautiful brush-tongued paroquet, Trichoglossus ornatus, and a rare black and white crow, Corvus advena.”
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