Give Your Birds A New Way to Shred Phonebooks

Feb

19

2014

Phonebooks, the tried and true free joy in every bird owners life. I have friends that collect the leftovers of unwanted phone books (or catalogs from Tractor Supply) and give them to me for my birds to gleefully shred. Living in a smaller town we have smaller yellow pages as compared to bigger cities,...

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Rescue/Adoption/Sanctuary – A Terminology Breakdown

Feb

5

2014

There have been a variety of posts lately about the meaning behind the terms rescue, sanctuary, adoption, and purchase. Indeed, the term adoption has been used so much lately, and increasingly so by businesses, that it is easy to dilute the true meaning behind these terms. So I thought I should make...

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Bird People and the Internet

Sep

7

2013

The avian community is full of passionate, creative, and enthusiastic individuals. While a large majority of us congregate online in various Facebook groups, forums, and groups, bird groups still exist in local real time communities. Sometimes logging into Facebook and reading over the latest bird news...

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AFA 2013 – Keeping Up With Caiques

Apr

24

2013

I am very excited to announce that I was chosen as a speaker for this years American Federation of Aviculture Convention. It is happening August 7-10th right in my backyard – Raleigh, NC! Ok not literally in my backyard, more like 4 hours away, but still. The topic I will be speaking on? ‘Keeping...

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The Lonely Parrot

Jan

30

2013

I love books. I am constantly keeping an eye out for new reading material. One thing I collect is bird books – for the books I love, I keep two copies on hand so I always have an extra to loan a friend. Recently I’ve been introduced to some wonderful children’s books, like Bubba &...

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Belated New Year Musings

Jan

23

2013

So I realize that as I write this, the first month of the new year has almost passed. With everything that happened in 2012, I feel like I am running three months behind in every aspect of 2013 so far! With the new year comes our will to do something new, something exciting, self fulfilling, or something...

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IAABC Question & Answer: Caiques

Dec

18

2012

Last night I had the pleasure of guest speaking on a live chat for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants  (IAABC). I spent an hour chatting with other caique – and some non caique- owners about common behavioral problems, and answering a myriad of questions. The following...

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Bubba & The Sweet Pea

Nov

17

2012

A new book is out, titled Bubba & The Sweet Pea. This beautifully illustrated childrens’ book tells the tale of Bubba, a cockatoo with the disease known as Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD). Bubba’s loving owner, Gladys Boutros, retells Bubba’s journey in a heart warming...

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Phoenix Landing 2012 Wellness Retreat Overview

Nov

2

2012

Hello readers! I’ve gotten rather behind in blogging and am trying to catch up. To start things off, I wanted to give everyone who was unable to attend the Phoenix Landing Wellness Retreat an inside look at what it was like. The retreat was on October 20th and 21st, 2012, and was a total of 17...

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