About Diane Burroughs

Diane Burroughs, founded BirdSupplies.com in 1998. A bird lover who is owned by African Grey's, a Moluccan, a Parrotlet and a Red-Bellied Parrot, Diane is dedicated to improving the lives of pet birds with vet-approved parrot tested supplies and expert bird care articles.

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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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Parrots Chew So Beware

5 Weird Things Parrots Chew

Parrots are amazing animals and even greater pets. However when it comes to playing around, my birds chew everything. All birds do.  It’s just in their nature. My parrots are a slightly sneaky and incredibly inquisitive. I love them dearly however if I wouldn’t have purchased bird toys for my parrots, I am afraid they’d […]

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Goldenfeast Caribbean Bounty

How to Read Pet Bird Food Labels

It can be difficult trying to figure out which pet food is right for each pet. This is especially so with birds, since the all bird seed diet or mostly bird seed diet was recently found to actually be extremely unhealthy for them, causing malnutrition and eventually death. Knowing how to read pet food labels […]

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Timmy is a Talking Parrot

Birds Eye View on Parrots Emotions

Parrot’s. The most emotive bird in the world, right? You’ve got that right! Parrots emotions are almost human like and that make them great pets that interact with the whole family, when cared for properly. Parrots are not only smart and friendly but they are sensitive and highly emotionally attached to their family members. On […]

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Parrot Chewing Furniture

Help! Parrot Chewing Furniture Problem

Having a pet parrot can be a tough but highly rewarding experience. Larger parrots are some of the most intelligent pets out there, with their ability to learn to talk being a highly sought-after trait among pet lovers world-wide. Due to their bright and playful yet exotic nature, however, parrots are quite high-maintenance pets. The need […]

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