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April 14, 2020 19 min
Shimmering like living jewels, Quetzals are one of the most stunningly-plumed bird species on the planet. On today’s episode, we learn about the life and legends surrounding these magnificent creatures. Uncover the mystery as to why the Quetzal no longer chooses to sing.  Discover the link between Quetzals and the people of Guatemala. And check out this episode’s co-host, Skittles the Green-Cheeked Conure, as she does her best Quetzal impression. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts.  And if you know any fellow Bird nerds who you think will enjoy the show, please send them our flockin’ way. Flocking News article — Indigenous Women’s Agro-Ecology is Healing Guatemala’s Landscape   Co-Host: Skittles the Green-Cheeked Conure Logo Artwork: Teal Michaels Music: The Deviants   Have ideas for the show?  Send them to To support the Bird Show, visit The Kerulos Center for Nonviolence at
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