There are approximately 350 species of parrots in the world; they vary widely in size, shape, and color. Sometimes notable for their ability to mimic human speech, parrots can be popular companions because of their beauty and intelligence. National Geographic presents a colorful photographic collection of these charismatic birds in 2016 Parrots. Parrots featured in this year’s calendar are: Rainbow Lorikeet; Scarlet macaw; African grey parrot; Blue and yellow macaw; Australian King parrot; Red-lored Amazon parrot; Hyacinth macaw; Red-fronted macaw; Palm Cockatoo; Red and green macaw; Golden parakeet. Each outstanding image is accompanied by fascinating National Geographic information and a large grid with moon phases and international holidays. Proceeds from the sale of this calendar support support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education programs. The calendar includes a 3-year at-a-glance page and is earth friendly, printed with soya-based inks on FSC certified paper.