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This 2012 video is called Monk Parakeets In The Wild – (Myiopsitta monachus).

From the University of Cincinnati in the USA:

Twitter fight: Birds use social networks to pick opponents wisely

Biologists are studying dominance hierarchies in monk parakeets

June 9, 2020

Summary: Researchers say animals such as monk parakeets seem to understand where they fit in a dominance hierarchy and pick their fights accordingly. This high-level social information helps animals improve or maintain their status.

Knowing when to fight and when to flee is a big part of many animal societies, including our own.

University of Cincinnati biologist Elizabeth Hobson says some animals make the call based on a sophisticated understanding of social standing and their place in it.

“We have a phrase: Choose your battles wisely. Animals do that. People do that,” said Hobson, an assistant professor in UC’s College of Arts and Sciences.

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