african grey food

Discover the Best African Grey Food

By Diane Burroughs The beautiful African grey parrot is the Cadillac of talking birds. To many bird enthusiasts they are the ultimate companion pet. The two subspecies of the African grey parrot, the Congo grey (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) and the Timneh grey (Psittacus erithacus timneh), have a very similar appearance, but the West African timneh […]

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Bird Carriers for Car Travel

By Phil Samuelson These days, increasing numbers of people are taking their pets on the road when they hop in the car for a vacation. It’s not just dogs enjoying these excursions anymore; quite a few birds are becoming travel companions, too. One need only look at the myriad bird travel cages and designs now […]

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Bird Supplies for Medium Parrots

By Diane Burroughs Some of the most rewarding parrot species to keep as pets and companions fall into the medium-sized category, somewhere between budgie and macaw. Often, a budgie or cockatiel owner has a rewarding experience as a pet bird owner and decides to “step up,” so to speak, to a larger pet bird. Whether […]

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About Amazon Parrots

About Amazon Parrots: The Mealy Amazon

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 […]

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Parrot in Love with the Easter Bunny!

Adorable Parrot in Love with the Easter Bunny! By Diane Burroughs This, well supervised little parrot is in love with a cute stuffed animal.   You might ask yourself, “Is it safe to give my parrot stuffed animals?”  It actually depends on what the materials that the stuffed animal is made from and how aggressively […]

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