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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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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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Peachy our Moluccan Cockatoo

6 Tips For A Fit Parrot

By Diane Burroughs   A huge part of keeping Peachy, our frisky Moluccan Cockatoo,  content and well is to offer plenty of exercise.  A fit parrot just feels good and its a great way to use up all that energy. Exercising our parrot helps provide for his needs and is part of the strategy we use […]

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3 Tips For Helping Your Bird Sleep

By Diane Burroughs Have you thought much about bird sleep? Do you know how much sleep your pet bird needs? Most wild parrots live fairly close to the equator where climates are temperate with only two seasons, rainy and dry, and there is little seasonal variation in the length of the day vs. night. Where In […]

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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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