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How to Sell an Umbrella Cockatoo

How to Sell an Umbrella Cockatoo

Umbrella cockatoos are a popular choice among bird lovers. Umbrella cockatoos, also known as U2s, umbies, or white cockatoos, are high-maintenance pets, but are much more affectionate than most cockatoos and are prized for their beauty. For that reason, you shouldn't encounter much difficulty when......[Read More]
The Red Throated Conure - A Guide For Care and Health

The Red Throated Conure - A Guide For Care and Health

If you have a Red Throated Parrot, you have a very rare and beautiful pet bird. To raise and enjoy your bird, you must be willing to be patient, work hard, and dedicate a lot of your time. But you will be rewarded with the affection of an incredibly colorful and personable companion. Here is a guide......[Read More]
Jardine Parrots - The Basic Facts

Jardine Parrots - The Basic Facts

A description of the Jardine's parrot including what it looks like, where it originates from as well as how it became known by its name. I also list the attribute that the bird has that make them a good pet candidate.......[Read More]
Gouldian Finches Information

Gouldian Finches Information

The Gouldian Finch, also known as the Lady Gouldian Finch, Gould's Finch or the Rainbow Finch, is a colorful passerine bird endemic to Australia. There is strong evidence of a continuing decline, even at the best-known site near Katherine in the Northern Territory. Large numbers are bred in cap......[Read More]
What Do Birds Drink When Everything Is Frozen?

What Do Birds Drink When Everything Is Frozen?

And maybe you have asked the question, what are all the animals going to drink if everything is frozen? Do Birds eat snow? We know humans can freeze to death if they eat snow, so what about birds?......[Read More]
Masked Lovebirds - Revealing the Truth About Different Masked Lovebird Species

Masked Lovebirds - Revealing the Truth About Different Masked Lovebird Species

For beginners in raising lovebirds, masked lovebirds are the varieties which are ideal with their 'low maintenance' characteristic. Lovebird aficionados can keep masked lovebirds as household pets, provided that they can grant the bird's essential needs like food and company. They are......[Read More]
Building a Hen House

Building a Hen House

Planning and PreparationThere are a number of different styles and sizes of hen houses you can build. They vary from so-called "chicken mansions" to small hen houses that only house a few hens and that you reach into as opposed to walking in. Buildieazy.com features a 6-square-foot-by-.........[Read More]
How to Breed Red Lorey Amazon Parrots

How to Breed Red Lorey Amazon Parrots

Red lorey Amazons are more accurately known as red-lored Amazons, and are among the more affectionate species of Amazon parrots. This makes them popular pets. Amazon parrots are difficult to breed, and red-lored Amazons are no exception. Have homes lined up for the offspring, as Amazons of any speci......[Read More]
"Sara", owned by @CelticRoamer

"Sara", owned by @CelticRoamer

Photo gallery dedicated to the real birds of Twitter. Add your bird's photo to the gallery by tweeting it to @AboutPetBirds!......[Read More]
Why Is My Parrot Aggressive & Spending Time on the Bottom of the Cage?

Why Is My Parrot Aggressive & Spending Time on the Bottom of the Cage?

Parrots are very social animals and in the wild they are prey animals. In captivity, parrots have various reasons for displaying aggression. Spending time on the bottom of the cage is one symptom of aggression, though being on the cage bottom isn't necessarily bad.......[Read More]
How to Care for Your Pet Cockatoo

How to Care for Your Pet Cockatoo

There are 18 species of cockatoos, a bird that is native to parts of Australia and Indonesia. They range in size from 12 to 20 inches in height and all display a distinctive crest. The cockatoo can live over 70 years. Loving and highly intelligent, the cockatoo thrives on attention from its owner. T......[Read More]
How to Raise Wild Birds That Are Just Born

How to Raise Wild Birds That Are Just Born

Whenever possible, raising baby birds should be left to the original parents. However, some instances such as the death of a mother bird, or the abandonment of the babies might result in the baby birds having to be raised by humans. If you find yourself in charge of raising baby birds, keep in mind ......[Read More]
Is Your Parrot Sick? 6 Signs to Look For

Is Your Parrot Sick? 6 Signs to Look For

Is your parrot sick and would you know if he was? Birds are very good at hiding their illnesses very well. This is a trait that comes from the wild where if you are ill or infirm you become easy prey and get targeted by the predators. However, as good as birds are, at covering their illness, there a......[Read More]
Teal

Teal

Defines the term “teal” as a type of duck, including examples of teal species.......[Read More]
Colonial

Colonial

Defines the term “colonial” as a type of bird nesting behavior, with examples of colonial bird species and the benefits of being colonial.......[Read More]
How to Choose a Cage for a Cockatiel

How to Choose a Cage for a Cockatiel

Cockatiels are the smallest members of the cockatoo family. Unlike larger cockatoos, cockatiels are not prone to the behavioral problems and make excellent pets for beginners. They are extremely popular pets, and several color mutations are available, including various shades of white, grey and yell......[Read More]
Chicken Nesting Box Ideas

Chicken Nesting Box Ideas

Aside from the traditional wood nesting box made by nailing four pieces of wood together, a number of innovative nesting boxes can be made out of recycled materials. A laying hen needs a nesting box that will make her feel comfortable and safe while laying her eggs. If you provide a nesting box that......[Read More]
Hairy Woodpecker – Male

Hairy Woodpecker – Male

Hairy Woodpecker – Male......[Read More]
Keeping Exotic Birds Warm During Winter

Keeping Exotic Birds Warm During Winter

A helpful article with tips to help you keep your parrot or other exotic bird warm during the cold winter months.......[Read More]
How to Recognize the Breed of a Rooster

How to Recognize the Breed of a Rooster

Roosters are male chickens, known for their trait of crowing in the morning when the sun rises. These animals are often found on farms, as well as some small suburban chicken lovers interested in producing their own eggs. Roosters come in various sizes and appearances; they do not always necessarily......[Read More]