By Diane Burroughs Description: Commonly named the Red-browed, Red-topped or Red-crowned Amazon parrot, Amazona rhodocorytha is among the largest of Amazon parrots, adults reaching 35-40 cm in length and 450-650 g in weight. The obvious feature of the species is the red forehead and crown, which fades toward the nape to a reddish-purple tinged with […]
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About Amazon Parrots: The Mealy Amazon: Once Common, Now Forgotten By Phil Samuelson, Guest Blogger One day while browsing through a large feed store in Santa Barbara, California, I came across an interesting sight. The storeowner was a horse enthusiast who also loved parrots and would usually have a few for sale. A green-winged macaw […]
Did you know that wild parrots name their babies? See for yourself. While this video may seem a little long, the speaker easily informs us about an important research design that uncovered how wild parrots name their babies.
After our horrific 2012 Colorado Springs fire summer of having to evacuate our own flock of parrots and dogs at BirdSupplies.com, we get the fear that hurricane “ISAAC” is creating in the Caribbean and East coast. Our hearts especially go out to Haiti and surrounding islands. Last night, I wondered about how the Puerto Rican […]
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Diane Burroughs is the founder of BirdSupplies.com. She is passionate about parrots - her own flock, your flock and wild parrots. Her passion for parrots shows in her product offerings on www.BirdSupplies.com