The Purple-Bellied Parrot: Crumblets


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The Purple-Bellied Parrot:
House Sparrows:
House Martins:;
The Wandering Albatross:
Sundry Albatrosses:;   Frans Lanting
Ocean Turtles:
Sundry Parrots:  World Parrot Trust
World Parrot Trust
Contact William Fagus:
Note from Mrs Lush:
Best of British with that email address ...
I wouldn't by holding my breath for a reply!
Mrs Lush

Blue-Bellied Parrot
Sundry Books You Might Like:

All the Birds of the Air, Francesca Greenoak
Bird folklore. Want to know what a ‘Coddy Moddy’ is?

Bestiary (MS Bodley 764), Richard Barber
Real and made-up beasts of yore

Bird Sense, Tim Birkhead
Birds are brainier than you think

Birds and Weather, Stephen Moss
‘If ducks do slide at Hallowtide ...
At Chistmas they will swim’

Birds of Europe, Lars Jonsson
There are some good bird i.d. guides out there. This is one of them

The Call of the Wild, Jack London
It was a dog’s life when men were men. Some tough bits

Dictionary of Celtic Mythology, James MacKillop
Not only Badhb. Banshee, Birog and buggane too

Collins Bird Guide, Svensson; Mullarney; Zetterstrom; Grant
There are some good bird i.d. guides out there. This is another one

The Dog Crusoe, R. M. Ballantyne
WF remembers reading this as a boy and loving it. Probably un-pc now

My Family and Other Animals, Gerald Durrell
Eccentrics at large on Corfu with sundry critters

Parrots of the Wild, Catherine Toft and Timothy Wright
Great info, excellent pics, bit boffiny

Seabirds, Peter Harrison
Read this and you’ll soon be able to tell your boobies apart

True Grit, Charles Portis
A great yarn, not for horses of a nervous disposition

The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame
‘Take the adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes!’

More soon!

Purple-Bellied Parrot
William Fagus is currently reading:
The Winter of Our Discontent, by John Steinbeck

William Fagus was reading:

Fools Crow, by James Welch

Restless, by William Boyd

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk

Get Shorty, by Elmore Leonard

Knowledge of Angels, by Jill Paton Walsh

Started Early, Took My Dog, by Kate Atkinson

A Possible Life, by Sebastian Faulks

The Underpainter, by Jane Urquhart

The Last Grain Race, by Eric Newby

What Was Lost, by Catherine O'Flynn

Close Range, by Annie Proulx

Lonesome Dove, by Larry McMurtry

Little Big Man, by Thomas Berger

Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck

The Long Goodbye, by Raymond Chandler

What I Was, by Meg Rosoff

Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson

Purple-Bellied Parrot