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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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All Natural Super Food for Parrots

Nutrigreen All Natural Moringa Leaf for Parrots

We read about captive parrot malnutrition all the time.  While avian nutritional research has come a long way, we still don’t really understand how to replicate the natural dietary needs of parrots.  Captive parrots come from all over the world, Australia, Oceania,  South America, Africa.  Each of these regions has unique vegetation that parrots from […]

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Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

Birds Gobble Up Bird Mash Recipe

Whole Grain Bird Mash 1 cups kamut 1 teaspoon of turmeric 1 cinnamon stick 3/4 cups quinoa 3/4 cups amaranth 1/2 cup frozen sweet potato cubes 8 oz. frozen organic vegetables, mixed or stir fry 8 oz. frozen organic mixed greens esp. kale, collard, mustard greens 1/2 cup raw, unsalted pumpkin seeds 1/2 can garbanzo […]

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Bird Care Tips: Grim Reality of Self Cleaning Ovens for Parrots

Who want’s a bunch of family coming over, cooking a bird, no less, with a crusty, dirty oven?  Most of us want our kitchen looking good before our holiday guests’ arrive.  But, bird care  means that you have to be cautious about self cleaning ovens.  They can easily kill your pet bird without proper ventilation. […]

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