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  • Cockatiels, like most crested birds, show a lot of emotion using their crests. Contrary to popular belief, they can tell you more than just anger or comfort/happiness.

    How to Understand a Cockatiel by His Crest

    How to Understand a Cockatiel by His Crest

    by Taylor Peca1

  • A brief summary of 3 types of domestic birds which are perfect for new bird owners, as well as some tips on what to expect if you do decide to purchase one.

    Ideal Beginner Pets for a Bird Lover

    Ideal Beginner Pets for a Bird Lover

    by Michael Arnott2

  • While not as common as cats and dogs, birds are popular pets. However, some people believe keeping caged birds is cruel, even if the birds are well-cared for and are allowed plenty of time outside of the cage. Here's a bird owner's point of view on the topic.

    The Ethics of Keeping Pet Birds/Caged Birds

    The Ethics of Keeping Pet Birds/Caged Birds

    by Jennifer Bridges12

  • Caring for a new pet can be quite daunting. This article will provide you with all the advice you need to care for a pet budgie.

    How to Care for Your Pet Budgie

    How to Care for Your Pet Budgie

    by Andrea Jackson5

  • Is your pet lovebird losing feathers? Do you find your pet being aggressive or grumpy? Does he/she bite you? Chances are that your pet is undergoing a molt. Read this article to know how you can help.

    Lovebird Molting: Symptoms and Care

    Lovebird Molting: Symptoms and Care

    by Sakina Nasir1

  • Colourful birds have always attracted humans . Their shapes and colours of feathers, beaks and other parts fascinate us. We take pleasure in keeping some of them as pets or write poetry about them.

    10 Most Colourful Birds in the World

    10 Most Colourful Birds in the World

    by srsddn14

  • It can be delightful to converse with your parrot, but... how do you get it to communicate with you?

    Teaching a Pet Parrot to Talk

    Teaching a Pet Parrot to Talk

    by Athlyn Green1

  • It's very important to keep your parakeet's claws at an appropriate length. Some may prefer to take their bird to a professional, but I've found that it's much quicker and cheaper to do it at home. Here's how.

    How to Clip/Trim a Parakeet's Nails

    How to Clip/Trim a Parakeet's Nails

    by Kristen Haynie17

  • The basics, how much, what else to feed them and what not to feed them.

    What Do Budgies Eat?

    What Do Budgies Eat?

    by Elysianphoenix23

  • There are many different arguments over whether it's good to pluck a blood feather or use cornstarch powder to stop bleeding. Here's the basic rules to get you started.

    Pulling Feathers and Styptic Powder

    Pulling Feathers and Styptic Powder

    by Taylor Peca0

  • Not pleased with your pet pigeons? Well, you could be raising them in a poor way. See how to raise pigeons to enjoy their full benefits. Learn the best practices for keeping attractive birds at home.

    How to Raise Pigeons for Meat or as a Pet

    How to Raise Pigeons for Meat or as a Pet

    by Januaris Saint Fores3

  • Scaly breasted lorikeets are a member of the parrot family. A native bird of Australia, they live in urban and rural areas of coastal Eastern Australia. They are not currently at risk of extinction...

    All About Scaly Breasted Lorikeets

    All About Scaly Breasted Lorikeets

    by Mel Jay14

  • This set-up method is fast, easy, and foolproof for any bird. Make your birds feel at home with a quick and easy tutorial on how to set up a bird cage for parakeets, cockatiels, or other small birds.

    How To Set Up A Bird Cage For A Parakeet or Cockatiel

    How To Set Up A Bird Cage For A Parakeet or Cockatiel

    by Laura Writes7

  • A list of basic tricks to start training your macaw along with step-by-step instructions on specific tricks and behaviors. Pictures and videos included.

    Training Your Macaw

    Training Your Macaw

    by Michael8

  • If you are searching for that perfect parrot, it is out there. When you find your perfect parrot, make sure you treat them well. Find out how to take care of your Pionus.

    Feeding and Exercising Your Pionus Parrot

    Feeding and Exercising Your Pionus Parrot

    by Dr Mark9

  • Parakeets make wonderful pets. A large part of their charm is their ability to speak, but sometimes the skill can be difficult to teach. Budgies are much like humans in that their personalities and skills will vary, but most can learn to say a few simple phrases. Here are some anecdotal tips for helping your bird learn to talk.

    How to Teach a Parakeet to Talk

    How to Teach a Parakeet to Talk

    by Karla Whitmore42

  • People love their pets. Dogs and cats are the most popular pets, but parrots may be a close third choice. Parrots usually bond with one member of the family, but still accept others that flock around.

    Parrots as Pets - African Grey Parrot

    Parrots as Pets - African Grey Parrot

    by Lela21

  • Budgies are great friends to have. A quick browse on Google images reveals many images of their amusing antics. It's no wonder that they are so popular to have as a pet. Most people start with one, but quickly start to wonder... should I get a...

    How To Introduce A Second Budgie

    How To Introduce A Second Budgie

    by Elysianphoenix29

  • Quaker parrots are great pets and, with proper care, can live for many years. This article will give you advice on buying, bringing home, and caring for your bird.

    How to Care for Your Quaker Parrots

    How to Care for Your Quaker Parrots

    by Susan Sears2

  • Oh sure, cockatoos look all sweet and cuddly but are they really? Listen to my side of the story and you might see as I do that they are manipulative, malicious, little beasts, perpetually plotting to kill their owners and fly or flop into the great blue yonder...

    The Evil Scheming of a Vicious Cockatoo

    The Evil Scheming of a Vicious Cockatoo

    by Theophanes23

  • We all love to feed the geese and ducks bread? But have you ever seen the goose with a crooked or deformed wing. It turns out that bread may do more harm than good.

    Is Feeding Bread to Ducks Bad?

    Is Feeding Bread to Ducks Bad?

    by James Kenny12

  • So, you either found a baby duck or multiple baby ducks, or you bought one at a feed store and you need help. I personally found three abandoned ducklings in the middle of a busy intersection and I wanted to share with you how to successfully raise...

    How to Raise Baby Ducklings

    How to Raise Baby Ducklings

    by LolaSmith777285

  • At times, lovebirds trouble you by not going inside their cage. The following article discusses quick ways to put them inside. It also talks about the reasons why they want to stay outside.

    How to Put Lovebirds Back in Their Cage

    How to Put Lovebirds Back in Their Cage

    by Sakina Nasir12

  • Raising a baby wild bird is not a task to be taken lightly! It requires much time and effort, and should not be undertaken if you have other options. Here are a few things I learned while raising our sparrow.

    My Experience With Raising a Baby Sparrow

    My Experience With Raising a Baby Sparrow

    by rmr467

  • A detailed comparison of the Macaw and African Grey by a parrot expert and owner of both. Includes pictures and suggestions in order for you to make the best choice possible.

    Should I Buy a Macaw or an African Grey?

    Should I Buy a Macaw or an African Grey?

    by Michael13

  • Starlings have a very bad reputation, and with good reason. They are aggressive birds that have displaced our native songbirds by competing for nesting spots as well as food sources. But they also have their good points. Discover their talents as well as ways to keep them out of your bird feeders.

    Amazing Starlings:  The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    Amazing Starlings: The Good, the Bad, the Bold and the Beautiful

    by Connie Smith18

  • If hummingbirds don’t seem to visit your yard, or you want to add a beautiful decorative statement to your windows while attracting even more hummers, this easy-to-make hummingbird feeder wreath will surely help the little guys find their way to you. I made mine in less than a half hour with an investment of under $20.00; and I have three times more hummers than ever before!

    How to Make a Hummingbird Feeder Wreath

    How to Make a Hummingbird Feeder Wreath

    by Connie Smith22

  • Parrots are intriguing birds that can live 40+ years. Naming the parrot correct is one of the most important things to do as they bird will keep the name for the rest of its life.

    What Are Good Parrot Names?

    What Are Good Parrot Names?

    by Simon Cook9

  • Green-Cheeked Conure, do's and don'ts. These loving little clowns will brighten your lives if you let them, but they need to be a viable part of your family to be happy.

    How to Care for a Green-Cheeked Conure

    How to Care for a Green-Cheeked Conure

    by tigerbaby77769

  • I've learned that parrots, like children, have an uncanny habit of saying things at the most inopportune moments. Vying for attention, they rise superbly and instinctively to occasions when attention is focused elsewhere, outdoing themselves with verbal acuity.

    Birdies in the Background--Life With Three Playful Parrots

    Birdies in the Background--Life With Three Playful Parrots

    by Athlyn Green0

  • All your pets deserve the right treatment and that includes being aware of diseases that can harm your little birds. To prevent diseases you need to take time informing about them and feed and treat pets well, but it is not guaranteed that diseased...

    All About Canaries: Diseases of a Canary

    All About Canaries: Diseases of a Canary

    by Gentle Fist13

  • Budgies need more than a cage, perches and a bowl of seeds. But what more should you provide them with? Find out in this article.

    Getting A Budgie: Things You Need

    Getting A Budgie: Things You Need

    by Elysianphoenix3

  • The Australian Princess parrot is beautiful in the wild, but it can also make a delightful pet.

    The Princess Parrot

    The Princess Parrot

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan44

  • This article is about hand raising a baby lovebird. Based on my personal experience I have shared tips and suggestions. Hand-raised birds are the most loving and loyal pets one could ever find.

    Hand Raising a Baby Lovebird: A Personal Experience

    Hand Raising a Baby Lovebird: A Personal Experience

    by Sakina Nasir39

  • This article teaches you 5 easy steps to help you care for an injured wild bird. Learn what you must do if you find one, how to catch it, how to stabilize it, and who to call for help.

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    What to Do If You Find an Injured Wild Bird

    by Mrs. Menagerie42

  • After my recent shot at raising ducklings, I realized that it isn't quite as easy as one might think is. If you want to adopt a duckling or two read this article; it may change your mind!

    Thinking About Adopting a Duckling?

    Thinking About Adopting a Duckling?

    by Jacob Wittrock17

  • Parakeet means "little parot." They originally came from Australia. At first, parakeets were basically one color -- a drab dark green. But with careful breeding, parakeets are available in all sorts of colors. You can have blue, green, two-tone...

    How to Train a Parakeet

    How to Train a Parakeet

    by Rita A.3

  • Lovebirds are a really a small parrot. They are friendly, have great personalities and love being in close contact with people. Read this article to see if a lovebird is the pet for you.

    Are Lovebirds Good as Pets: The Pros and the Cons

    Are Lovebirds Good as Pets: The Pros and the Cons

    by Carla J Behr26

  • These pretty birds are as personable as puppies, as noisy as kindergarteners, as quirky as asylum inhabitants, and as lovable as can be. Explore the fun and funny ways of cockatiels as pets here!

    All You Want to Know About Cockatiels as Pets!

    All You Want to Know About Cockatiels as Pets!

    by Ann Leavitt80

  • Baby cockatiels grow from an inch-long hatchling to adult size in just six weeks. It takes 8-10 days for their eyes to open, but even closed eyes offer a clue as to the baby's future color.

    Caring for Cockatiel Babies

    Caring for Cockatiel Babies

    by Donna Sundblad22

  • An article that shows the history and other topics related to avian conjunctivitis as it relates to American goldfinches through the lens of an amateur bird watcher.

    American Goldfinches With Avian Conjunctivitis

    American Goldfinches With Avian Conjunctivitis

    by Stephanie Bradberry20

  • Given the fact that lovebirds choose mates and bond with them for life, bonding and "falling in love" isn't always that typical. The following article depicts the unconventional tale of my two pets.

    Lovebird Courtship and Mating: What We Learned

    Lovebird Courtship and Mating: What We Learned

    by Sakina Nasir42

  • If someone had told us we'd share our lives with a bird we could converse with, we would have thought this impossible —until a boisterous bird named Bailey came into our lives and stole our hearts.

    Boisterous Bailey: An Incredible African Grey Parrot

    Boisterous Bailey: An Incredible African Grey Parrot

    by Athlyn Green1

  • Has your lovebird given birth to a newborn baby? Do you have no idea what to do? This article discusses the signs of hatching, newborn baby lovebird care, and the proper ways to handle the parents.

    Caring for Newborn Lovebirds

    Caring for Newborn Lovebirds

    by Sakina Nasir2

  • Breeding budgerigars, or budgies, is a very delicate and time-consuming process. Difficulty and the hard work aside, breeding parakeets is an experience worth remembering.

    Breeding Budgerigars, Budgies, or Parakeets

    Breeding Budgerigars, Budgies, or Parakeets

    by Ammar990

  • Bird owners have mixed feelings about wing clipping. Is it mean to clip your bird's wings? After all, they are born to fly. Let's take a closer look at how to clip wings and the reasons it is recommended.

    Wing Clipping Guide for Bird Owners

    Wing Clipping Guide for Bird Owners

    by Donna Sundblad6

  • Budgies are great pets. They are smart, funny, can become pretty attached to a human being and some even learn to talk! But there is more to keeping a budgie than you would think at first glance. Is a budgie right for you? Read on to find out.

    Should You Get a Budgie?

    Should You Get a Budgie?

    by Elysianphoenix7

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