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Parrot Conservation and the Red-browed Amazon Parrot

By Diane Burroughs Description: Commonly named the Red-browed, Red-topped or Red-crowned Amazon parrot, Amazona rhodocorytha is among the largest of Amazon parrots, adults reaching 35-40 cm in length and 450-650 g in weight. The obvious feature of the species is the red forehead and crown, which fades toward the nape to a reddish-purple tinged with […]

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Peachy after a bird bath

The Chronicles of Peachy: Bird Baths

By Diane Burroughs This third insight as to why Peachy is an exceptional male Moluccan Cockatoo pet continues upon the theme that the foundation of a happy and “fun to be around” pet bird trusts you will provide comfort, enrichment and safety. Pet bird bath time helps a lot. Peachy is fed a superior, avian […]

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Best Parrotlet Bird Toys

Pretty, precocious and extremely social parrotlets might be small but they have a big appetite for small parrotlet bird toys. The trouble is finding small bird toys full of gusto.  Little plastic wheels and woobly penguins that attach to a perch are not clever enough for our bright, miniature parrotlets. Parrotlets love to preen, nibble […]

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Best New African Grey Toys for 2013

By Diane Burroughs We’ve found three new medium sized bird toys that African Grey Parrots and similar sized birds will love.  We want to help you choose bird toys that your medium sized parrot is likely to use. What makes a good African Grey or sized bird toy? Size: If you watch your medium parrot […]

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Bird Sitter Checklist Form2

By Diane Burroughs Basic bird care Safety bird door feeder intact insure fresh food and water at least once daily insure bird cage paper is changed daily Better bird care: hold bird on shoulder as you go about household paper cleaning and disposal 2 daily visits insuring misting and or bathing of dusty parrots humidity […]

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