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When and where did your bird learn the difference between right and wrong?
How does your macaw know the difference between a $6000 Bubinga wood armoire and a $300 wooden bird play stand you bought from Windy City Parrot?
What have you done to teach your bird chewing on the stand is right, chewing on the furniture is wrong?
Just as the name implies, this is a series of quick and easy ways to help your birds stay happy and healthy around the clock.
This is a series of short but incisive ideas you can apply today bringing you closer to bird care nirvana.
The number of things necessary to provide foraging enrichment for your birds can be found in a series of quick and simple ideas.
Rochelle R writes
I purchased a 3-month-old Quaker parrot, suspecting it was a female. I was told she was hand-fed. I’ve had her for over a month now. But she is petrified of hands.
I’ve been placing my hand (palm down) to hold a treat near her cage door, she usually takes it.
My severe macaw is losing all its feathers.
The vet says I should switch her to 80% pellet food.
However, I am not convinced I don’t think they eat that in the wild.
Do you think this is an acceptable alternative?
Katie L. Asks
Is there ever a chance my Quaker Parrot Blu will warm up to my other birds?
He just turned 1, I’ve had him since he was a baby.
We got Winnie the Cockatiel as a baby about 6 months after Blu and just a few weeks ago Chip the parakeet joined our flock.
Blu isn’t as aggressive w/Winnie at this point, but he used to stalk her.
He loved pulling a feather or biting her toes and as a result, Winnie is scared of Blu and little baby Chip.
Parrots we classify as Medium Large Species
Blue-fronted Amazon – Cuban Amazon – Double Yellow-headed – Amazon – Green-cheeked Amazon – Lilac-crowned Amazon – Mealy Amazon – Orange-winged Amazon – Red-lored Amazon – Spectacled Amazon – Tres Marias Amazon – Tucuman Amazon = Yellow-billed Amazon – Yellow-naped Amazon – Yellow-shouldered Amazon – Vinaceous Amazon (more…)
Small species pet birds
Birds we classify as “Smaller” species
Green cheek conures weigh 64 grams (cockatiels are about 100 grams – Patagonian conures weight about 280 grams, about the size of a Timneh African grey.
Don’t think for a minute conures can be classified into one size category