10 Things Bird Owners Simply Must Have

Apr

10

2011

As a bird owner, you know that birds can be messy creatures. Very messy creatures. If you have multiple birds (especially multiple large birds) you will soon feel the strain of the battle against the clean. Some days, you’ve just vacuumed and then wham bird seed all over the carpet. Not to mention...

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Good Boy!

Mar

31

2011

Kiwi the eclectus loves to tell the other birds they are a ‘good boy’ or a ‘good girl’.  I got a cute, short clip of him on one of his ‘good boy!’ tangents, and wanted to share. PS – sorry for the crappy quality, I had to shoot it on my cell phone.

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Dealing with Feather Plucking

Mar

22

2011

At one time or another, I’m sure you have all heard of the dreaded feather plucking behavior. Akin to self mutilation in humans, feather plucking is when a bird literally plucks its own feathers. Feather plucking behaviors can exhibit itself in many ways – in the form of overpreening; feather...

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Quaker Parrot Ban Must Be Enforced

Mar

17

2011

[source] By GLENN NORMANDEAU Executive Director of the N.H. Fish and Game Department. Monday, March 7, 2011 CONCORD — The parrots owned by some Granite State residents are a serious matter. The birds in question are monk parakeets, also known as Quaker parrots. They are an exotic invasive species...

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Love Your Tee – and Respect Your Parrot

Mar

3

2011

Big news in the parrot world – fashion extraordinare has teamed up with the World Parrot Trust to save parrots! “The parrot is such a strong idea, we wanted to share it with our fans in a new and intensive way”, says Eyan Allen, Creative Director of BOSS Orange. HUGO BOSS and its BOSS...

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Spokesbird

Mar

2

2011

Couldn’t resist sharing this cute photo I snapped on my cell phone earlier today.  Marlee could be the new spokesbird for Chick fil a!

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Broken Bloodfeather Freakout

Feb

22

2011

The other day I was attempting to give my moluccan cockatoo, Tooie, a shower. I set up the perch in the tub, turned the water on gentle, set the bird on the perch. Tooie decided he did NOT want a shower, and decided to save himself by dive bombing off of the perch and onto the floor of the bathroom....

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Caique Goes Shopping

Feb

18

2011

Sometimes I will stumble across a super cute video that I can’t just resist sharing. This is one of those videos! Check it out. This person also have videos of their caique bowling, riding a bicycle, and other such cute tricks. Check out their the YouTube Playlist I created for this talented...

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The Caique that Wants to Kill Me

Feb

17

2011

I’ve owned my female black headed caique Rosie, for about 5 years now. She is a rehome parrot, and has always been a little ‘special’. Her former owners raised her like a human child instead of  a bird, so as a result she still doesn’t quiet understand that humans aren’t...

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Alex and Me: The Movie

Feb

16

2011

I just found this on Facebook, and wanted to post. I am highly encouraging this movie: this story needs to be brought to the big screen! Hello! It is my great pleasure to announce the launch of a brand new website offering fans of Alex, the genius African Grey Parrot, a unique opportunity to take part...

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