As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Friday, 2 September 2016

'Oldest' pink cockatoo dies at 83 – via Steve Jones

31 August 2016 Last updated at 06:56 BST
A Major Mitchell cockatoo, thought to be the oldest bird of its kind in captivity, has died at a US zoo.
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A Major Mitchell cockatoo
He had lived at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo since he was one year old.

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