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Do Hormones Contribute to Rehoming Parrots?

By Diane Burroughs Parrots, like any pet, will mature and develop hormonal or seasonal behaviors.  Hormonal parrots strut, flat back and become more temperamental.  They are more territorial than usual, too, making the parrot difficult to handle.  Do hormones contribute to rehoming parrots or placing them for adoption? Seasonal Behavior in Birds Most women can […]

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How Smart Is Your Bird?

By Diane Burroughs Did you know that Parrots have been found to be as smart as a 4 to 5 year old child?  Your bird is probably that smart. Pioneering research from Dr. Irene Pepperberg at Brandeis University and researchers at the Universities of Vienna and Oxford have shown astounding evidence about the intelligence of […]

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The Cockatoo Parrot Personality

By Phillip Samuelson Cockatoos hold a special place in my heart. Anyone who has shared their lives with one of these beautiful and affectionate parrots has fallen under its spell. It’s nearly impossible to resist the charming nature of these crested beauties and have them steal your heart. The cockatoo parrot is quite endearing. Back […]

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The African Grey Parrot Gift for Gab

By Phillip Samuelson The African grey parrot has the reputation for being the world’s greatest talking parrot. I consider this an accurate claim to fame, but having spent time around a number of greys, both pets and aviary birds, I’ve developed a fascination for this species that extends well beyond its speaking ability. These birds […]

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Interstate Travel with Pet Birds

Taking A Road Trip With Your Bird? Traveling with your pet birds is a fun experience however it takes some planning for both safety and staying within the law.  Any time that you travel with pet birds, you need to follow interstate travel regulations and understand individual state requirements. While interstate travel with parrots is much […]

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