5 weird ways birds communicate

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The Kea, a parrot endemic to New Zealand, loves to play. Keas love to play so much they have a special call that causes other keas to drop what they’re doing and start playing.

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The Palm cockatoo, native to northern Australia, beats out a tune with a stick to attract a mate. The big, black birds fashion small branches into suitable drumsticks and drum on tree trunks near females.