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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Parrot Confuses Crowd

Straight from January 21, 2009 Telegraph.co.uk “A football match between Hatfield Town and Hertford Heath fell into chaos, we report, when a parrot that a woman in the crowd had brought along imitated the referee’s whistle, with devastating accuracy. Fortunately, the smooth running of the sport as a whole is not threatened, since the proportion […]

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Parrot Bill of Rights

A PARROTS BILL OF RIGHTS BY: Stewart A. Metz, M.D. 1. GET TO KNOW ABOUT PARROTS BEFORE YOU BRING ME HOME – I am not a domesticated pet like a dog or cat. I still have the spirit of the jungle in me. I have special needs which you may find it hard to fill. […]

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Mexico Aims To Protect Wild Parrots

Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, has signed into law a bill banning the capture and export of the country’s wild parrots. The measure aims to protect Mexico’s 22 species of parrots and macaws, about 90 percent of which are in categories of risk. The Environment Commission of the Deputy Chamber introduced the bill one year […]

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Parrot News

By staff writers / December 18, 2008 04:10am AUTHORITIES have reportedly rescued 1500 parakeets from a two-room apartment in Berlin. Berlin veterinarian Margit Platzer says the birds were flying freely around the apartment, which was “littered with faeces, feathers and left-over food”, Associated Press has reported. Ms Platzer says it took her team more than […]

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Parrot Care Tips for the Holidays

by Diane Burroughs Make sure that your special parrot has a safe, fun holiday. Just as Christmas can be unsafe for children, we must be careful with our parrots, too. Christmas isn’t only stressful for us, it’s stressful for our parrots who rely on routine! Our routines often change dramatically during the holiday season. Parties, […]

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