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Natural Disasters, like fires and floods can make your bird sick.

About Your Parrots Respiratory System

By Diane Burroughs Hey there! While most of the focus on the most recent Black Forest Fires in Colorado Spring has, understandably, been on the toll that those fires have exacted on humans, I’ve also been fielding some questions on how air quality in the home (or outside) affects your pet birds respiratory system. So […]

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Wingabago Bird Carrier Cover

The Bird Carrier: Your Pet’s Home Away From Home

by Phil Samuelson You treat your pet parrot to the best. He gets the best possible diet and treats, best cage, best toys, best T-stand. You even devoted a corner of your living room to his new birdie playpen that you can wheel to any area of your home if desired. This playpen provides you […]

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Hawks And Parrots Don’t Mix

Parrots Are Prey For Many Wild Species Of Animals I live in Colorado Springs, near a creek bed with lots of hiking and biking trails and I’ve encountered problems with wild predators & pets several times.  It’s a beautiful area, which is why I live here, but we have quite a few hawks, foxes, coyotes […]

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Manzanita Wood Perch

Bird Perches to Suit Every Need

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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The Pink Major Mitchell Cockatoo is best for the experienced birder.

How Did the Major Mitchell Cockatoo Get Its Name?

By Diane Burroughs The Major Mitchell Cockatoo is a beautiful, pink colored  medium sized cockatoo  originating from Central and South Central Australia.  These birds are considered to be “threatened” on a low level – they are on the Appendix II list.  Also known as the “Leadbeater” or Pink Cockaoo these birds may live about 60-75 […]

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