parrot conservation

Parrot Conservation and the Red-browed Amazon Parrot

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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Sunggle Up Bird Warmer

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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Peachy after a bird bath

What I’ve Learned About Bird Baths From A Dusty Cockatoo

By Diane Burroughs This third insight as to why Peachy is an exceptional male Moluccan Cockatoo pet continues on the theme that the foundation of a happy and “fun to be around” pet bird trusts you will provide comfort, enrichment and safety. Pet bird bath time helps a lot. Peachy is fed an organic avian vet […]

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parrotlet bird toys

Best Toys For Parrotlets

Pretty, precocious and extremely social, Parrotlets might be small but they have a big appetite for play. The trouble is finding small bird toys these little birds actually enjoy.  Little plastic wheels and wobbly penguins that attach to a perch are not very interactive and don’t have the features that satisfy a Parrotlets play needs. […]

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african grey toys

Best New African Grey Toys for 2013

By Diane Burroughs We’ve found three new medium sized bird toys that African Grey Parrots and similar sized birds will love.  We want to help you choose bird toys that your medium sized parrot is likely to use. What makes a good African Grey or sized bird toy? Size: If you watch your medium parrot […]

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