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Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

About Smokey – Our African Grey Parrot

By Diane Burroughs I can’t say that Smokey chose me, as he was a featherless baby African Grey Parrot at Birds of Paradise in Wichita, KS when we met. I was sort of interning at this great bird store and Nancy was graciously my mentor. I wanted to learn about running an online bird store […]

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Parrot News

By staff writers / December 18, 2008 04:10am AUTHORITIES have reportedly rescued 1500 parakeets from a two-room apartment in Berlin. Berlin veterinarian Margit Platzer says the birds were flying freely around the apartment, which was “littered with faeces, feathers and left-over food”, Associated Press has reported. Ms Platzer says it took her team more than […]

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parrot care

Parrot Care Tips for the Holidays

by Diane Burroughs Make sure that your special parrot has a safe, fun holiday. Just as Christmas can be unsafe for children, we must be careful with our parrots, too. Christmas isn’t only stressful for us, it’s stressful for our parrots who rely on routine! Our routines often change dramatically during the holiday season. Parties, […]

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parrot conservation

Green 4 Parrots Helps Parrot Conservation

By Diane Burroughs BirdSupplies.com is not only passionate about parrots, but committed to the environment and parrot conservation, as well.  You may notice that your order arrives in a recycled box with recycled packing materials.  BirdSupplies.com feels that one of the the best things we can do for our earth, our rainforests and ultimately our […]

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canary care

Canary Care for Singing Canary

By Diane Burroughs How do I properly care for my canary? Diet: Canaries need a suitable canary diet to maintain health and sing beautiful canary songs. Healthy male canaries sing splendid canary songs! Fresh, premium canary seed should provide the foundation of your canary’s diet. Vegetables, cooked rice, dark leafy green lettuce, cooked pasta, fruits, […]

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