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Peachy our Moluccan Cockatoo

How I Manage Peachy’s Hormonal Behavior

By Diane Burroughs Peachy’s feeling pretty d-a-r-n frisky these days.  He’s prancing and strutting inside of his cage and on top of it as though he’s protecting a throne. Same with his huge Java Bird Stand! He’s hunting around for any dark, shadowy place thinking some cute Moluccan “Chick” will magically appear to make his […]

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Peachy Eating Harrison's Bird Food

How A Good Diet Helps My Bird Behave

By Diane Burroughs Peachy is an exceptional Moluccan Cockatoo partly due to premium bird food and fresh fruits and vegetables.  You may have read Part 1 of this series and know that Peachy was adopted at age 3.  He must have had a good home, if his personality, self-confidence and his socialization skills are a […]

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Java wood perch

What Do You Know About Parrot Instincts?

Okay.  So you”re smitten with parrots. They are, after all, the third most popular pet in the U.S.A.  And, there is a little bit of a “cool factor” about having a pet bird. But, these pets live way longer than the average pet.  A dog may live 15 years. A cat 20.  Not so sure […]

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Peachy with bird toys on a bird stand

7 Parrot Care Tips You Must Know

By Diane Burroughs When A Bird Chooses You – You Fall In Love In Part One of this series, I talked about how I became smitten with Peachy and how before bringing him home, I did my homework and learned about how to care for cockatoo’s, especially male Moluccan Cockatoo.  These parrots have a tough reputation. […]

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Peachy our Moluccan Cockatoo

The Chronicles of Peachy Moluccan Cockatoo

By Diane Burroughs I’ve got  an exceptional Moluccan Cockatoo named Peachy.  I got him in 1998 when he was 3 years old.  His family had moved and needed to re-home him.  The day that we met,  I had walked into my hometown bird store to look at a Blue and Gold Macaw and Peachy was […]

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