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#Birdword - Eye-Pinning

Also known as eye flashing, it is a behaviour mostly exerted by parrots. Parrots use it as a type of communication without making any sounds with their mouths. It is a rapid constriction and dilation of their pupils. It is used to convey emotion like excitement, anger, scared, etc.

Parrot sitting on Gulmohar tree in the park near my house



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