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parrot sleep needs

Where In The World Would Your Bird Sleep?

Do you know your bird sleep needs? Daylight versus darkness hours vary as little as 7 minutes on the equator – so in the peak of winter, there are are 12 hrs 4 minutes of darkness while in the height of summer darkness may only be 11 hrs. 56 minutes. But that changes the farther […]

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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 Rescue

An Amazing Parrot Rescue!

By Diane Burroughs I received an amazing response from a reader about the recent article on Parrot Respiratory Health.  Read about how this fabulous parrot rescue changed two lives. Hi Diane, I’m sorry I babbled-on in the note to you. I really wanted to thank you for such a good article on A Parrot’s Respiratory […]

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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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Smokey the African Grey Parrot Enjoys the Holidays

Tips Parrot Safety During the Holidays

By Diane Burroughs Parrot Safety During the Holidays involves both insuring your parrot is physically safe and is protected from the anxiety and stress of the season. Holidays are stressful for people but even more so for parrots.  Parrots, like young children, appreciate predictability and routine.  Imagine the holiday season through your pet birds eyes to […]

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