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  • A peacock can be kept as a pet, but don't expect it to fetch your slippers. This beautiful bird is often chosen because of its ornamental feathers but comes with special requirements that may not be for everyone. However, when properly kept, a peacock is an unmatched delight.

    Am I Allowed to Keep a Pet Peacock?

    Am I Allowed to Keep a Pet Peacock?

    by Jana Louise Smit2

  • 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 Nasir65

  • 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

  • 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

  • Do birds make good pets? If you want a pet that will not make you overhaul your lifestyle, birds are a good choice. Read on to discover 8 top reasons why birds make good pets.

    Do Birds Make Good Pets?

    Do Birds Make Good Pets?

    by Leonard Tillerman2

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

    What Do Budgies Eat?

    What Do Budgies Eat?

    by Elysianphoenix29

  • 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 Jackson7

  • 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 Cook21

  • 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 Swick26

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Leavitt92

  • 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 Theophanes Avery26

  • 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 Fores4

  • The albino budgie is a beautiful creature. The needs of this pet are not much different from normal coloured budgies, but there are some interesting traits of this type that you should know about. An albino budgie can make a perfect pet for those who love this parakeet.

    Your Guide to Your First Pet Albino Budgie

    Your Guide to Your First Pet Albino Budgie

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • Lovebirds need to be clean to stay healthy. At times, they are scared of bathing. Looking for easy ways to bathe your lovebird? This article discusses ways to bathe your pets.

    Bathing Tips for Lovebirds

    Bathing Tips for Lovebirds

    by Sakina Nasir7

  • 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 tigerbaby77775

  • 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

  • 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 Elysianphoenix4

  • 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 Haynie18

  • 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 Sundblad11

  • 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-Branagan47

  • Did you just get a bird or are you thinking about getting one? Here's a list of names for all types of birds. Some are cute, some are funny and there are even some famous ones thrown in.

    100+ Cute and Funny Bird Names

    100+ Cute and Funny Bird Names

    by Claudia Mitchell4

  • 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 Peca2

  • 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 Michael14

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.4

  • 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

  • A budgie's lifespan is tied to the quality of its environment. This delightful, little bird doesn't need a palace or expensive steak dinner every night. However, when it lacks a few simple requirements, a budgie's years are drastically shortened.

    How to Make a Budgie Live Longer

    How to Make a Budgie Live Longer

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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 Elysianphoenix10

  • 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 Nasir16

  • 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

  • Is your parrot picking its feathers? Learn from my experience with my feather-plucking parrot. Let's discuss what causes the behaviour and how you can try to help reverse it.

    Why Is My Ring-Necked Parrot Feather-Plucking?

    Why Is My Ring-Necked Parrot Feather-Plucking?

    by oscarbabe.16

  • Are you thinking about buying a scarlet macaw? There are many things to consider before making that purchase, including housing, feeding, potential problems with other animals and neighbors. Here's advice from someone who has bred and raised many large parrots including the scarlet macaw.

    A Guide to Owning a Scarlet Macaw

    A Guide to Owning a Scarlet Macaw

    by Mary Wickison20

  • 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 LolaSmith777310

  • 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 Nasir61

  • 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 Elysianphoenix40

  • 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 Sundblad71

  • 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 Whitmore43

  • 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

  • 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 Jay16

  • 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 Ammar991

  • 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 Nasir56

  • 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

  • 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 Nasir9

  • 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 Fist16

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