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How to Begin Training Your Pet Bird

You've just adopted your first parrot and you are are eager to begin his training regimen. You can hardly wait to teach him to talk, step onto your finger and perform tricks. Unfortunately your new bird seems shy and perhaps has even attempted to bite you when you put your hands near him. What

Do You Understand The Effect Of Sour Crop In Your Parrot?

Sour crop in your pet parrot needs to be attended to immediately on discovery. It is a problem that can cause an early death in a parrot and unfortunately is a common problem and can be caused by different problems relating to food and ingestion.

The Basics of Parrot Cages

People who decide to have pets at home should provide suitable housing for the animal. This means getting one that is proportion to the size and type of parrot because this will greatly affect the lifespan of the bird.

Here's What You Need to Know About Owning a Pet Dove

Ever wondered what it would be like to own a pet Dove? These beautiful and peacefully symbolic birds have been beloved companions to people around the world for hundreds of years. If you're interested in learning more about Doves and what it takes to be a goof Dove owner, then read on for this

The Amazon Yellow Headed Parrots

If the African Gray Parrot is number one in popularity the Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot is a close second. One of the breed characteristics is the distinctive feather pattern of the parrot. It has a bright yellow head with a striking green body and wing feather coloration. They have a small patch of


Definition and description of NAPS and explanation of the term's use in aviculture.

American Coot

Detailed bird profile of the American coot: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for finding American coots in the field.

How to Train Cockatiels to Talk

Cockatiels are one of the most popular exotic birds to keep as pets. The Australian species is medium-size and very social. Some birds even show a facility for "talking," or mimicking human words. Owners who wish to have a bird with a small vocabulary are advised to purchase a young male between 3 a

Commonly Known Swan Species

Swans are the largest and generally considered the most beautiful of the waterfowl. A male is known as a cob, a female is a pen, and the young are called cygnets.

Found a Hurt Bird - Here's What You Should Do

For many of us, when we witness a fellow creature writhing in pain, our altruistic instincts urge us to rush to their aid. However, in the case of an injured bird, curb that compulsion momentarily and consider the following.

Facts About Parrots

Parrots are intelligent and colorful birds that come in a variety of sizes. Due to their intelligence and ability to interact, many pet enthusiasts keep parrots in their homes. Parrots are generally found in warm-weather areas. Parrots make good companions due to their lifespan, although some are ca

How to Make a Squirrel-Proof Suet Bird Feeder

Many wild bird species will flock to a suet bird feeder filled with this nutrient-rich food -- especially if the cakes of animal fat include treats like peanuts, dried fruit or sunflower seeds. Woodpeckers, wrens, chickadees, nuthatches, kinglets and cardinals will all visit a well-stocked suet bird

Guide to Teaching Parrots Tricks

Parrots are becoming more popular as household pets. They are smart, witty, funny, and usually very colorful. It is also very fun to teach parrots tricks to further bond with your parrot since they are so easily trainable

How to Breed Seramas With Japanese Bantams

Seramas and Japanese Bantams are small breeds of chickens that can be bred to create a hybrid chicken that is very small in stature. The Serama breed originates in Malaysia while the Japanese Bantam comes from Japan. Chickens are typically bred for showing, consumption, egg production or to keep as

Treetop Bird Habitat

As with so many things in nature, there is no hard and fast rule restricting birds exclusively to any given habitat. Even among birds with very strong preferences, there can still be considerable variation in their usage of habitats for different functions. Nevertheless, there are certainly rules of