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 care

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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Green 4 Parrots Helps Parrot Conservation

By Diane Burroughs BirdSupplies.com is not only passionate about parrots, but committed to the environment and parrot conservation, as well.  You may notice that your order arrives in a recycled box with recycled packing materials.  BirdSupplies.com feels that one of the the best things we can do for our earth, our rainforests and ultimately our […]

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canary care

Canary Care To Help My Bird Sing

By Diane Burroughs Best Canary Care Advice? Diet: Canaries need a suitable canary diet to maintain health and sing beautiful canary songs. Healthy male canaries sing splendid canary songs! Fresh, premium canary seed should provide the foundation of your canary’s diet. Vegetables, cooked rice, dark leafy green lettuce, cooked pasta, fruits, cuttlebone, crushed oyster shell […]

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Maybe NASA Should Buy Our Bird Harness… They won’t lose their tools on another spacewalk if they do!

By Diane Burroughs The following AP story about the astronauts on a spacewalk losing a bag of tools worth over $100,000 parallels the importance of letting your birds “safely take flight” without getting away from you. Compare The Feather Tether Bird Harness vs. Bird Diaper Click here to view the features of two styles of […]

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Book Review: Of Parrots and People

PAT MCCOID; pat.mccoid@thenewstribune.com Published: November 9th, 2008 12:30 AM Mira Tweti heaps so much praise on parrots in “Of Parrots and People” that readers might want to bring one home. That’s exactly what she hopes to prevent. Tweti reveals parrots to be human-like in their intelligence, vocabulary skills and social sensibilities – traits that have […]

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