Posts Tagged ‘parrot’
It’s Orange Bird Season in California! Our Best-Looking Native Bird Has Got To Be … The Hooded OrioleWednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Your pet-store Cherry-Headed Conures certainly are handsome animules (see below), but our Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill don’t really belong in Frisco, not really.
So the Hooded Oriole takes the crown
Here’s one [oh, if you want to add your comment to all the others, use this link] at Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake from, IDK, a decade ago? This male has a blush of orange, as is typical for this time of year – they generally have more of a pure yellow color at other times:
Now here are your beauty champs from the 415’s Import Division:
A friendly pair in the Presidio.
They love to fly…
and eat flowers.
Look to the skies…
Attention News-Gatherers: Now You Can Buy a News-Gathering Drone for $290 at Costco #144 – Control with Cell PhoneWednesday, November 14th, 2012
It’s kind of new, it’s totally for you. It’s the Parrot Quadricopter AR Drone 2.0.
I told you all about this contraption before, but at the time it was only available online. These days, you can head on down to the SoMA Costco (America’s First Urban Costco) and get one for less than $300.
Then, you train your new pet to listen to simple commands from your cell phone (yes, there’s an app for that) and then you’re on your way to a Pulitzer:
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Attention Bay Area Media: Buy a Drone – Built-In Camcorder – Operate with iPhone – $320 at Costco – Do ItTuesday, July 10th, 2012
It’s new, it’s you. It’s the Parrot Quadricopter AR Drone 2.0.
Your Android or iOS device, which you already have, can run an app to tell this thing where to go.
Then you can get video like this.
Oh, and they throw in an extra battery for you.
And don’t worry too much about any legal hassles.
Get with the times, people.