bird sleep needs

Better Bird Care: A Good Nights Sleep

By Diane Burroughs When you think about bird care, one of the most important things you can do is to make sure that your bird gets enough sleep.  The pet store probably told you to consider your birds diet and its cage when caring for your pet. And, while these elements of bird care are […]

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Learn about giving your bird the freedom of flight

Learn About The Freedom of Flight

Check out this video clip for the new documentary, The Freedom of Flight! Looks Awesome! Bird Tricks writes: “I’m excited to announce that on Monday we are releasing our new DVD. It’s called, The Freedom of Flight, a documentary look inside the lives of a handful of our clients lives as we take them through […]

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hormonal behavior in parrots

How To Clip A Parrots Wings

By Phil Samuelson Early one windy evening I heard a knock at my door and opened it to find a group of neighborhood kids. “You own parrots, right?” one of the children asked. With all of the piercing parrot noises coming out of my house on a regular basis, I’m sure everyone who lived nearby […]

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Resources for Parrot Professionals

Thank God We Had A Bird First Aid Kit

By Diane Burroughs, President – BirdSupplies.com Mika, my 8 year old Parrotlet experienced a mishap this morning at 8:30. She got into a squabble with Skeeter, a Red-Bellied Parrot, and suffered a nasty bite to her beak. I pulled out my First Aid for Birds book by Tim Hawcroft (no longer in publication) to determine how […]

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Parrot food and hormonal behavior

The Very Real Dangers of Obesity in Pet Birds

By Diane Burroughs Birds get fat too! Obesity in pet birds is harmful to the pets health just like it isn’t good for you. * Birds get fat too * To fix this you can gradually introduce healthy foods into your bird’s diet * Don’t rush, it’s not uncommon for birds to starve themselves if […]

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