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Birds and televisions.
For all you members that have lcd or plasma televisions ( or any tv that shows a bright blue screen when it has no signal)... beware of having the tv on with no signal and your bird out flying. Most of the time when the tv has no signal it shows a bright blue screen. I have noticed that my birds do not recognize the screen as being solid when it is this bright ( sort of sky ) blue. They will fly into it full tilt. The 1st time it happened was with my parrotlet and he hit so hard you could see the bird dust imprint of a parrotlet on the tv screen... thankfully he was just shook up. We thought he just miscalculated ... the second time was a budgie... same thing ... flew into it full speed, didn't even try to avoid it... the budgie too was ok , just a little ruffled. That was when we realized the birds did not "see" the screen. We assume it looks like pure blue sky to them... so just an FYI... make sure there is a picture on the tv or it is turned off for the safety of your birdies!!
Last edited by ParrotletsRock; 02-07-2012 at 10:58 AM.