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Parrots need to exercise their very flexible feet with wood perches.

Selecting the Perfect Bird Perch

By Phil Samuelson Deciding which bird perch to buy for your parrot can be one of the most important choices you make for your avian companion. After all, the perches you arrange in its cage are one of the only surfaces it touches. What works for one bird will be completely inappropriate for another. Perches […]

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How to make a hospital cage for your bird

How to make a Bird Hospital Cage

by Phil Samuelson & Diane Burroughs A sick or injured bird needs reassurance and love but also quiet, warmth, restricted movement and very easy access to food and water. Pet birds face many household dangers, and sickness and injury are fairly common. Whether a bird flies into a window pane and sustains a concussion, gets […]

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parrotlet bird toys

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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african grey toys

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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