Sammy the Mitred

Jul

10

2012

I would like everyone to meet Sammy. He is a 20 year old mitred conure that came into our home on July 7th, 2012. We heard about Sam via Facebook. A friend of mine was spreading the word about a conure needing a home, ASAP. When she sent me a message explaining the situation, I was shocked. This poor...

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The Great Bird Road Trip 2012 – Part 2

Jun

19

2012

Catch up on the first installment of my trip in my Part 1 post After exploring Delaware, we boarded the Cape May Lewes Ferry. This relaxing one hour trip took us from Delaware to the tip of New Jersey, a bit south of Atlantic City.  During the ferry ride you are free to walk the decks of she ship, buy...

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Lindenau case evidence admissible in court

Jun

15

2012

Evidence seized under search warrant in Howard animal abuse case ruled admissible Other evidence gathered before warrant thrown out in Lindenau case By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun 7:54 p.m. EDT, June 14, 2012 A Howard County woman facing abuse and cruelty charges after 40 dead animals were...

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The Great Bird Road Trip 2012 – Part 1

May

29

2012

This crazy map outlines the road trip I took last month – an adventure that I lovingly refer to as ‘The Great Bird Road Trip of 2012′. North Carolina It all started in my current town. A friend of mine flew in after giving him a taste of the town, we traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina....

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Wings Over The Rainbow: Saga Continues

May

22

2012

I’m not going to comment on this awful situation, but rather I will let you readers be the judge. News footage of the hearing currently in progress (May 22, 2012) http://www.whiotv.com/videos/news/kettering-non-profit-group-protests-birds-removal/vHPg6/ Neighbors of a bird sanctuary battle bug...

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June 2012 Bird Talk

May

18

2012

If you don’t already subscribe to Bird Talk magazine, or have your copy of the June 2012 edition… go to your local pet store and pick up a copy right now. I’ll love you forever if you do. Why, you ask? The feature story is written by yours truly! I had a blast writing it, and was truly...

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Humane Society Raid in Ohio Rescues 100 parrots

May

10

2012

Wings Over The Rainbow, a non-profit bird rescue that has had a physical presence for some time on Facebook, didn’t always sit well with a number of people. There were questions over birds care, and particularly, a cockatoo named Casey’s death. Now, people’s worst fears are confirmed...

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A thought on Parrots, Behavior, Training, and Approach

May

8

2012

While at the IAABC conference in Warwick, Rhode Island this year, I got into an interesting discussion with some of the ‘non bird’ folk there, and some bird folk, including Dr. Susan Friedman. We were having some friendly banter on teaching birds, avian knowledge, and so-forth. I don’t...

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Lost Budgie Recites Address

May

3

2012

Originally posted on The Telegraph [box] Fumie Takahashi is reunited with her pet budgerigar in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture. The bird escaped from her house in the city early on April 29 and was returned to her on May 2 after telling the police its owner’s address, specifying the block and...

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The Nest Box

Apr

7

2012

When traveling, it is a habit of mine to hop on a computer and see if there is a bird specialty store in the area I am traveling to or from. When visiting Charleston South Carolina last week, I stopped by a store I had found online called The Nest Box. The Nest Box is located outside of Charleston in...

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