Archive | Wild Parrots RSS feed for this section

PDD in Parrots

I have a friend whose parrot contracted PDD while boarding the bird during a family vacation.  And, I have a customer who just got a new baby African Grey who is experiencing symptoms of PDD.  Watching a beloved pet die of PDD is sadder than sad.  But, just last year, researchers discovered a virus that […]

Read full story

Of Parrots and Parrot Fish

Did you know that Parrot Fish have a bunch of unusual characteristics? For instance, the Parrot Fish Diet consists primarily of algae extracted from chunks of coral ripped from a reefwith their beak like mouth. The strange thing is that the Parrot Fish pulverizes the coral with grinding teeth in it’s throat to get to the algae-filled polyps inside. But, […]

Read full story

Tanganyika Lorikeets

Checkout the super cool aviary at Tanganyika Wildlife Park.We got to feed 4 species of Lorikeets. LOVED that outdoor aviary! I’m completely sure that my parrots would love it more than me!

Read full story
Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot

The Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot: Conservation Must!

It’s no secret. All over the world, parrots are becoming endangered and extinct. The Puerto Rican Amazon is no exception. Wouldn’t it be a shame to loose this beautiful parrot that is endiginous to the U.S.? We are all interconnected. But, for me, parrots are about the most awesome creatures on earth. Learn about the Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot here.

Read full story
earth hour and parrots

How Earth Hour Can Help Parrots

Did you know that tropical deforestation accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions? Each year, an area the size of New Jersey is cut down in the Amazon & Borneo, two of the world’s largest rainforests. These fallen trees could be absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide – the primary greenhouse gas. […]

Read full story