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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Local Parrots Finally STFU, Have Nothing to Say For a Change

Posted By on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 2:22 PM


Parrots were spotted in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood the other day, and why is this news, you ask? Because the usually loose-lipped psittacines had nothing to say for a change.

The Badass Bernalwood Press posted some footage of the colorful birds acting mellow and unbelievably taciturn. As the blog notes, the birds, which are known for their intelligence and ability to reflect your idiotic remarks, have been spotted in the neighborhood before -- and in a much more gossipy state.

But here they are acting cold and shut down:

The folks in Bernal Heights attributed the lack of communication around the bird feeder that day to political tensions. If that's the case, hopefully, this blog post will help break the awkward silence.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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