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How to Catch a Bird With a Box

How to Catch a Bird With a Box

Whether a bird is trapped inside of your house or has made its home in your yard, removing it in a humane way can be tricky. Birds can be extremely fast, and most birds hold a cautious temperament. One effective way to trap a bird is to catch it inside of a box. Obviously, most birds would not appro......[Read More]
Oriole Bird Feeders

Oriole Bird Feeders

Orioles are characterized by a bright orange plumage and black head. Their call is almost as pretty as their feathers, a cheerful whistle, and a welcoming sign of spring. While they feed on insects, orioles are similar to hummingbirds in that they also feed on sweet nectar and fruit.......[Read More]
Great Ways to Find Canaries For Sale

Great Ways to Find Canaries For Sale

Are you looking to buy a canary? If you're looking for Canaries for Sale, here are some great places to look:......[Read More]
How to Take Care of Purple Martins

How to Take Care of Purple Martins

Purple martins are the largest swallow in North America and have a blue-black coloring; females have a gray underside. According to the Purple Martin Society Online Manual, purple martins east of the Mississippi are almost completely reliant on human help because of competition and predation. The re......[Read More]
Some Tips For Parrot Breeders

Some Tips For Parrot Breeders

On the planet today parrots are facing extinction. Man is the problem because we have destroyed a great deal of the habitat, we have destroyed food supplies, and we have taken too many birds in order to supply the pet trade.......[Read More]
Easy Methods to Tame Pigeons

Easy Methods to Tame Pigeons

Accounts of pigeon-keeping are recorded as far back as the fourth Egyptian dynasty, or approximately 2600 B.C. Mankind's longtime use of pigeons for delivering messages and racing competitively demonstrates how the birds adapt to taming and training with ease. By employing some simple methods and ca......[Read More]
How to Cut Blue & Gold Macaw Bird Wings

How to Cut Blue & Gold Macaw Bird Wings

Blue and gold macaws bond with their human companions and enjoy time spent outside of their cages. However, the world may be a hazardous place for macaws. If they fly out an open door or window, the outdoors may prove to be dangerous and deadly. An accidental indoor flight into a window or mirror ma......[Read More]
Learn More About the Moluccan Cockatoo

Learn More About the Moluccan Cockatoo

Want a Moluccan Cockatoo? If you're interesting in keeping Moluccan Cockatoos as pets, then look here for a profile on Moluccan Cockatoos including temperament, dietary and housing requirements, and more!......[Read More]
How to Build a Cage for Pet Pigeons

How to Build a Cage for Pet Pigeons

Building a cage for a pet pigeon yourself is a cheaper alternative to purchasing an expensive birdcage from a pet store. A cage for a pigeon must be large enough that the bird can fully extend its wings. It also needs a perch that the pigeon can hop up onto. Build your own pigeon cage by assembling ......[Read More]
Diverse Kinds of Penguins

Diverse Kinds of Penguins

We can define penguins as significant birds that cannot fly, but they're still very good swimmers. Those water creatures are generally located in the Southern Hemisphere. Many of people think......[Read More]
The Amazing Memory of Birds

The Amazing Memory of Birds

Squirrels are famous for storing seeds and nuts into the ground in preparation for the winter. But, what many people don't know is that birds store seeds for later retrieval as well.......[Read More]
Facts About Hummingbird Babies

Facts About Hummingbird Babies

Hummingbirds are a unique bird, enjoyable to watch and observe. Observing hummingbird babies can be a memorable experience that a lot can be learned from.......[Read More]
Should Bluebird Houses be Cleaned Out?

Should Bluebird Houses be Cleaned Out?

Bluebirds can be fussy about where they live. They prefer houses that are free of debris and that only bluebirds have used. Clean your bluebird houses regularly and you will encourage bluebirds to return every year.......[Read More]
Pet Bird Safety - 6 Things to Do in Your Home to Insure Pet Bird Safety

Pet Bird Safety - 6 Things to Do in Your Home to Insure Pet Bird Safety

If you plan to allow your bird to fly around your home, here are 6 things to do to prepare your home to make it a safe place for your bird to explore. Close bathroom doors, put the lids down on your toilets, and cover any pools of water including pots on your stove.......[Read More]
Information on the Jamaican Bird

Information on the Jamaican Bird

The Jamaican national bird is the doctor bird, according to Jamaicans.com. The doctor bird is one type of hummingbird species. The doctor bird is commonly called the swallowtail hummingbird. The origin of the name of the doctor bird has been disputed over the years. Some people believe that the back......[Read More]
Which African Grey Is the Best for Families?

Which African Grey Is the Best for Families?

Parrot image by Snezana Skundric from Fotolia.comThe Two African GreysTwo types of African grey parrots are available as pets. The timneh is the smaller of the two. It has a horn colored beak, dark gray feathers and a maroon tale. While the timneh weighs about 12 ounces, the congo weighs.........[Read More]
Purple Martin Birdhouses – Choosing the right one for your garden

Purple Martin Birdhouses – Choosing the right one for your garden

Purple Martins are a great species of bird to have in the garden as they eat a vast array of different insects that can damage plants and shrubs. These birds live almost exclusively in birdhouses and ......[Read More]
Humming Birds Don't Make Very Good Pets, But They Are Fun To Watch

Humming Birds Don't Make Very Good Pets, But They Are Fun To Watch

Suffice it to say that humming birds don't make very good pets, and I know because I've tried. You see, these little combination of insect flight characteristics and bird bodies are so very independent. You cannot tell them where to nest or even suggest a good nesting place, they will seek......[Read More]
Hirundinidae

Hirundinidae

Defines the term "Hirundinidae" as a scientific family of birds, including common characteristics of birds in the Hirundinidae family.......[Read More]