Meet Barry—an adorable Gloster canary with a groovy head of hair that looks like a perfectly done bowl cut. "I'm the birb with the fringe!" Barry says on his Instagram bio, where he has more than 2,000 followers now.

While Gloster canaries did originate from the Canary Islands, they are not seen in the wild. The birds are the result of decades-long selective breeding. There are two varieties of Gloster canaries: Consorts (smooth heads) and Coronas (crested heads, like Barry). The birds sporting cute "Beatles haircuts" are not as social with humans as, for example, parrots, and don't desire much human interaction. The Glosters are also known to be avid and talented singers, which, along with their full crest, has caused them to become very popular among bird lovers.

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KATELYN NGUYEN
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1 year ago

Can he see clearly?!

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"On the 26th of July we went to a pet shop to look for the perfect bird," Barry's owner told Bored Panda. "We came back on the 27th and thought he was definitely the one!"

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kitcats
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1 year ago

ooh really pretty colors

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"We believe he is 1 and a half years old but we have no proof (Glosters can live 7 - 12 years)," the owner told us. "There are two types of gloster canaries, one being consorts they are the ones without the fringe and the others are coronas with the fringe and it's pretty obvious which category barry falls under!"

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Reagan J
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1 year ago

cutie

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"Barry absolutely adores going out in his bird carrier," Barry's owner told Bored Panda. "We will walk around parks and fields and he will tweet and hop with excitement."

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MsM
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1 year ago

Barry the Angry Birb

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"He also loves sitting on the window still and singing," Barry's owner said.

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Norma
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1 year ago

Barry! are you an evel load?!?!?

Talking about the newly-gained popularity of Barry, his owner told Bored Panda: "I never expected to exceed 1k followers but we love and appreciate every single one of Barry's followers!"

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Janet Brown
Community Member
1 year ago

😍

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Ilídio Pinto
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1 year ago

Hairdresser: How did it look? Me: I can't see shit

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MsM
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1 year ago

cool shot

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Ellen
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1 year ago

Look at that cute wittle face, Barry you're a stud muffin!

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Janet Brown
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1 year ago

So handsome!!!

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MsM
Community Member
1 year ago

Aha, so there's his eye!

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Lori Berryman
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1 year ago

Is this he's teen punk goth phase?

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Rachel Sidney Gibson
Community Member
1 year ago

lovely feathers

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Missus Magoo
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1 year ago

What a dude!

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JazzyRuns12
Community Member
1 year ago

He looks like he’s ready to have a rap battle! 🎤

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Ann Marie Weatherhead
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1 year ago

He even rocks the wet look! Barry, you're too cool for school!

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
1 year ago

Mouthful of food? Pretty plumage- I like how the colours change in the light.

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Doctor who?!
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1 year ago

I see you down there i seez ya

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Neal Nimmo
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1 year ago

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
1 year ago

Wonder if he sings Beatles' tunes?

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Alberto
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1 year ago

And Silvester has Jelly Roll haircut…

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