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Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:53 am

6 questions pet owners ask:

https://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories ... 7-40378997


Virtual tour (with narration) of two recently excavated houses in Pompei:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E1MzI0MwS2


Movies, TV, music and podcast recommendations:

https://www.themiamihurricane.com/2020/ ... uarantine/


Best games to play:

https://thoughtcatalog.com/samantha-new ... ronavirus/


And, for the people like me, who needs to remain in strict isolation, there are always family visits from the curb :lol: My daughter, her husband and her two kids came yesterday to 'visit': I stood in my porch and they were on the sidewalk with their gloves and masks - we waved to each other, talked and had a short but a very nice visit.
Pajarita
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Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
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Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:44 am

Treasure Island by the National Theatre is streaming for free on YouTube tonight!

https://www.timeout.com/london/news/nat ... ght-041620


MOMA offering free courses online:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... UxNDcxNwS2


Smithsonian Channel for free:

https://watch.smithsonianchannel.com/?p ... 70fb434fef


New book by Sibley: 'What is like to be a bird - What Birds Are Doing and Why — from Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing.' (personal note: I am definitely getting it!)

https://www.unionleader.com/nh/outdoors ... 3963c.html

They don't have it on amazon but Target does:
https://www.target.com/p/what-it-s-like ... &gclsrc=ds


And, if you really enjoy animal stories, I wholeheartedly suggest you get any (or all :D ) of the James Herriot's books. To whet your appetite, a few stories from his books (but none of them is my most favorite story from his books):

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... d-vet.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:51 am

Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:47 am

Can't hug other people? Hug a tree, instead!

ttps://www.zmescience.com/science/icela ... -242789930


Free virtual tours of five landmark heritage sites in Egypt:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... g5NDkxMgS2


Best wildlife photo of the month - March:

https://focusingonwildlife.com/news/res ... title_1120
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:53 am

Minnesota zoo has online animal exhibits:

https://www.kare11.com/article/news/min ... c4707be5dc


Explore Washington DC with narration from Smithsonian scholar:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E3ODU0OQS2



Create your own virtual art museum:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... E3ODU0OQS2


Virtual board games that you can play with friends from afar:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovati ... E3ODU0OQS2
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:14 am

Creepy museums objects:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... I3NTYwNAS2


David Attenborough is teaching online classes:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/environm ... shutdowns/


Free video tours of Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... QwNTU0NAS2



Free museum-led meditation sessions:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... QwNTU0NAS2


Rescue/sanctuary opens pen pal program so kids can bond with animals during lockdown:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/yearinof ... i-BB133krX
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Covid19 Quarantine et al

Postby Pajarita » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:27 am

Birds, birds, birds (podcast):

https://www.si.edu/sidedoor/ep-4-birds-birds-birds


10 virtual tours:

https://www.mnn.com/green-tech/gadgets- ... 1-40378997


Netflix Our Planet documentaries in YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... bLA&link=t


Nasa website shows what the Hubble saw on your birthday:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... UxNjYwOAS2
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Quarantine entertainment

Postby Pajarita » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:25 am

A daily dose of nature (webinars!):

https://www.nathab.com/traveler-resourc ... =200424t-e


Streaming live Apr/30 "Rock the house for animals" supporting the Humane Society and Sidewalk:

https://www.humanesociety.org/resources ... content=fi


Ten medical, healthy and fitness shows to stream in Hulu:

https://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural- ... s-on-hulu/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Quarantine entertainment

Postby Pajarita » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:11 am

Read along with Michelle Obama and other educational livestreams:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovati ... g2MDg4MAS2


Vote for the best photo of the Month for April (personal note, my favorites are the Carmine Bee-eater and the Sunbird):

ttps://focusingonwildlife.com/news/vote ... pril-2020/


Guilty!:

https://livestly.com/guilty-dogs-that-w ... DogsCaught


San Antonio has a drive-through zoo attraction:

https://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/ ... t-new.html
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Quarantine entertainment

Postby Pajarita » Mon May 04, 2020 9:22 am

35 soothing nature videos:

https://www.click2houston.com/news/loca ... re-videos/


7 days free of Disney +:

https://www.disneyplus.com/welcome/the- ... Inc-705078


Smithsonian Museum virtual tour:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithson ... EwMDIyNQS2


Former marine reunited with his bomb-sniffing dog after years:

https://www.simbaly.com/view/former-mar ... jgWtCDevUU

Colombia to plant 180 Million trees!

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/04/colom ... f-77230706

And, just because it is interesting:

find out how the starling came to USA
https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/anima ... 1-40378997

Scientists discover that soil closes wounds!
https://www.zmescience.com/medicine/soi ... und-05253/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17012
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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