Calcium Rich Veggies For Parrots

What You Need To Know About Calcium Deficiency In Parrots

Pet Bird Nutrition By: Diane Burroughs Calcium is a vital mineral along with phosphorous, magnesium and others. In fact, it is the most abundant mineral found in the body of birds. It helps to build and maintain the skeletal structure and in the metabolism of Vitamin D. It also has a role to play in […]

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Where In The World Would Your Bird Sleep?

Do you know your bird sleep needs? Daylight versus darkness hours vary as little as 7 minutes on the equator – so in the peak of winter, there are are 12 hrs 4 minutes of darkness while in the height of summer darkness may only be 11 hrs. 56 minutes. But that changes the farther […]

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For The Love Of Birds

#SummerOfParrots For The Love Of Birds

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D-R-O-P Approach for Bird Burns

A common parrot accident is bird burns.  Painful liquid, chemical & electric burns require immediate attention. Discover important advice to save your bird.  Burns are very serious and extremely painful.  A burned bird needs immediate veterinary care to minimize shock, manage pain and prevent secondary infections. If your bird has suffered a burn – take […]

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Pet Friendly Vacations: RV Travel With Your Bird

by Diane Burroughs It’s holiday time, and for many of us that means it’s time to pack up the RV, hit the road and explore for a couple of weeks! RV’s are a great way to experience pet friendly vacations. And while taking your birds with you can make your trip a fantastic experience, you’re […]

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How to keep your bird cool in the summer

Hot tips to Keep Your Bird Cool this Summer!

Birds Are Sensitive To Temperature Extremes Birds are amazing creatures, intelligent, affectionate, fun, playful and… very susceptible to shock from injury or relatively small changes in their environment. That’s why knowing how to keep your bird cool in a heat wave is an important part of bird care! If you thought of them as a […]

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How to Interview a Bird Sitter

By Diane Burroughs Interviewing a bird sitter to care for your parrots while you’re gone is a critical step toward keeping your pet birds healthy and safe when you have to be away.  Generalized pet sitters may be great with dogs and cats but, do they get bird care?  You have to do your research […]

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Parrot Video of ROFL Welcome Home!

Welcome Home Mom Parrot Video! Cute Amazon Struts Its Stuff If you scroll down and read the?not so polite”comments on this parrot video, you’ll see a bunch of “wanna be” parrot body language specialists or people who are comparing Amazon behavior to other species.  Check out this article on parrot body language. Here’s another parrot […]

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8 Cute Parrot Pics To Bring A Smile!

Thanks to BirdSupplies.com customers for sending in these adorble pics this week. Click on each slide for more information on popular bird supplies that put a smile on these birds’ beaks!

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Body Language of Biting Parrots

Emotional States That Cause a Biting Parrot Biting is one of the most common behavioral problems pet birds have. Birds bite for a variety of reasons, including fear, aggression, a drive to protect their territory, hormones and poor health. As a bird owner, learning to read your bird’s body language is critical for a successful […]

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Birdy Boredom Busters

Birdy Boredom Busters – How to Keep your Parrot Active

Birdy boredom is a hot topic because bored birds develop problem behaviors. Remember that a parrot is as smart as a 5 year old but has the emotional development of a toddler.  This spells trouble when a bird feels that its needs are not getting met.   Bear in mind that a parrot is extremely smart and […]

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