Tag Archives | parrot

About Feather Plucking and Dry Skin

By Diane Burroughs Parrot feather plucking has many causes from changes that the bird perceives as dramatic and scary, such moving it’s cage or getting a dog or being near a window where it sees hawks or other predators, to lack of sleep and even dry skin. When you’re starting to unravel potential causes of […]

Read full story
Smokey the African Grey Parrot Enjoys the Holidays

Stocking Stuffer Parrot Gifts for Under $10

Fabulous Parrot Gifts Santa Claus is coming to town! So, don’t forget to get your parrots gifts.  Here are our recommendations for favorite parrot gifts for under $10!  These parrot gifts make great stocking stuffers. Whether your parrot has been naughty or nice, it deserves a holiday stocking packed with parrot favorites. Bird Foot Toys […]

Read full story
Stuck in A Cage

Being Stuck in a Cage

I had an insight about being stuck in a cage with little to do today.  It wasn’t fun. I got the dreaded jury duty summons. I was apprehensive, yet excited to learn more about the judicial process. So, at 8:30 a.m. I, along with possibly 200 other people, entered the court house to serve my […]

Read full story

Parrot Confuses Crowd

Straight from January 21, 2009 Telegraph.co.uk “A football match between Hatfield Town and Hertford Heath fell into chaos, we report, when a parrot that a woman in the crowd had brought along imitated the referee’s whistle, with devastating accuracy. Fortunately, the smooth running of the sport as a whole is not threatened, since the proportion […]

Read full story

Book Review: Of Parrots and People

PAT MCCOID; pat.mccoid@thenewstribune.com Published: November 9th, 2008 12:30 AM Mira Tweti heaps so much praise on parrots in “Of Parrots and People” that readers might want to bring one home. That’s exactly what she hopes to prevent. Tweti reveals parrots to be human-like in their intelligence, vocabulary skills and social sensibilities – traits that have […]

Read full story