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How To Keep Your Bird Warm This Winter

Our pet birds are from sub-tropical climates, generally close to the equator where they have adapted to very temperate climates.  The farther away from the equator they get, the more prone they are to suffering the effects of winter. Sure, some parrots have adapted, like Brooklyn’s flock of wild Quaker Parrots, but our captive parrots […]

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african grey food

Discover the Best African Grey Food

By Diane Burroughs The beautiful African grey parrot is considered one of the best talkers and it is understandably one of the most popular pet birds in the US. We, at BirdSupplies.com have two greys. The two most popular subspecies of the African grey parrot, the Congo grey (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) and the Timneh grey […]

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bird sleep needs

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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Parrots and Fireworks: Help For Nervous Birds

By Diane Burroughs Fireworks displays are exciting if you’re expecting the sound blasts and flashing lights.  But, imagine how frightening fireworks are for our pets.  Especially, parrots and fireworks!  The loud noise and flashing lights are terrifying for many pets, including parrots. Parrots have sensitive ears and excellent hearing.  Combine excellent with unexpected and unfamiliar […]

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About Feather Plucking and Dry Skin

By Diane Burroughs Parrot feather plucking has many causes from changes that the bird perceives as dramatic and scary, such moving it’s cage or getting a dog or being near a window where it sees hawks or other predators, to lack of sleep and even dry skin. When you’re starting to unravel potential causes of […]

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