Parrots are unlike any other pet. They have a personality all their own and they can be such a joy to own. While many people may love the idea of having a parrot as a pet, they are unaware of parrot care and how long the birds can live. If you want a parrot as a […]
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Why Your Bird Needs Shorter Days Most Parrots originate from sub-tropical climates close to the equator where they receive 12-13 hours of total darkness every day. Their bodies are programmed to be extremely sensitive to changes in the photo-period so that they don’t miss their species specific breeding season. As their days get longer, even […]
Thousands of pet birds around the world die from respiratory infections or illnesses, many of them caused by ordinary substances that are commonly found in the air. Know the signs of avian respiratory distress and seek immediate treatment. When a bird is experiencing respiratory distress it may have the following symptoms: Open mouth breathing Potential […]
By Diane Burroughs A pet bird needs a good perch, or preferably bird perches. It’s mandatory equipment for a proper parrot cage. After all, the perch is where a bird will spend the vast majority of its time. Bird owners should shop carefully for the best choice(s) available for the species they own. The first […]
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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