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Linnies Step Into The Spotlight

Get to know the little parrots that will win their way into your heart

By Connie Cho

The phrase “Good things come in small packages” has probably been uttered by a lineolated parakeet owner once or twice. With plenty of spunk and charm, lineolated parakeets (or “linnies” as they are more affectionately called) are the small bird of choice for pet bird lovers looking for a unique pet.

One of the smallest of all parrots, the lineolated parakeet (Bolborhyncus lineola) is also known as the barred parakeet or Catherine’s parakeet. These natives of Mexico and South and Central America still remain relatively unknown to some, but they are gaining increased popularity as pets in the United States.

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I loved this article.Now I want one and can't find one!!!
Kim, Pawtucket, RI
Posted: 7/10/2007 9:46:46 AM
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