Should I Imp My Baby Conure’s Feathers?
Conure is one of the species of parrot native to Latin America. From Mexico came down to the Caribbean and South Chile, Cinnamon Green Cheek.

Should I Imp My Baby Conure’s Feathers?

Bonnie D. is interested in,

 

Imping Feathers on a baby Conure

 

Hi,

 

I recently adopted a baby conure – hatched 6/4/2021.

 

Her wings were clipped.

 

After I adopted her, I found information on the importance of birds keeping their flight feathers to help in balance, muscle tone, and even mental benefits.

 

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My Personally Vetted List of Pets, Animals and Corona Virus Information
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My Personally Vetted List of Pets, Animals and Corona Virus Information

Added April 2023 Drug-Resistant Bacteria Are Passing Between Pets and Their Owners, Researchers Find Bird flu risk for pets remains 'very low,' even after dog death in Ont.: experts Pet…

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Can Wet Birds Fly?
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Can Wet Birds Fly?

Absolutely!

Watch this osprey get fully submerged.

I find it amazing that the bird has enough energy to take off as water-laden as it got.

Note the “rounded” wing flap necessary for enough lift to fully emerge and propel itself from the surface carrying not only the fish but a few pounds of water caught up in its feather (integumentary) system.

 

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Why A Birds Flicker Fusion Rate Is So Important For Fast Flight
Flock of flying birds. Green and blue parrots stand out in group flight.

Why A Birds Flicker Fusion Rate Is So Important For Fast Flight

Over the past few years, we’ve been emphasizing the proper use of man-made lighting and its effect on pet birds.

Search results when googling the term “pet bird lighting” predominantly yield links to products relating to lighting for pet birds.

With the exception of Windy City Parrot and the Lafebers blog, it is difficult to find information about pet birds and the many ways light affects them.

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12 YouTubers For Parrot Lovers You Need To Know
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12 YouTubers For Parrot Lovers You Need To Know

At first I thought to myself “this’ll be fun.”

 

Once I started the project it was a bit more difficult than I forecasted.

 

I originally started with 9 YouTube channels but some favorites needed to be included not simply based upon numbers.

 

For those who are not following on us Facebook or our YouTube channel, you’ll note that we are ramping up our use of Fid-eo to better communicate caged bird care.

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