Drunk Parrots Falling From Sky Australians have to be on alert these days By John Johnson, Newser Staff Suggested by Disillusioned Posted Jun 2, 2010 6:09 PM CDT Updated Jun 6, 2010 6:25 AM CDT 17 comments Comments Gordo is not one of the Aussie parrots. (AP Photo/San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Watchara Phomicinda) (Newser) – It's that special season in Australia—you know, when stoned parrots drop from the sky in bunches. Every year around this time, the parrots begin eating some as-yet unidentified substance that renders them unable to fly or do much of anything. "They lose all balance and we do find them fallen out of trees and the sky," a worker at a hospital in the Northern Territory tells AAP. About eight a day are brought into the hospital for a parrot detox.