Pet Bird Species: Lovebirds

Pet Bird Species: Lovebirds

March 28, 2015 by  
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Active, curious and playful, lovebirds are very entertaining and often recommended as pets. Measuring only 15 cm in length on average, lovebirds are among the smallest of parrots, but are big in personality and have many of the traits of larger species. They thrive on social interaction and can put on quite a show for […]

The Noisy and Colorful Parakeets from the Indian Subcontinent

March 3, 2015 by  
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Parakeets are an integral part of the Indian subcontinent as well known and highly celebrated avifauna members down the ages. Although commonly misidentified as ‘parrots’ all the members of the parrot family reported from the Indian subcontinent are actually ‘parakeets’ and not true parrots, with the exception of the Vernal Hanging Parrot (Indian Lorikeet)…

Enjoy a Family Outing at Tropical Birdland

February 1, 2015 by  
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Located in the picturesque village of Desford, near Leicester in England, Tropical Birdland is home to more than 250 birds, including a collection of free-flying parrots from all over the world. Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll at leisure through the main walk-through aviary, view newly hatched or hatching chicks, interact with birds on Parrot Path, and take a walk on the wild side along the Woodland Walk…

Pet Bird Species: Budgerigars

April 1, 2014 by  
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First recorded in 1805, the budgerigar, more commonly referred to simply as the budgie, is thought to be the third most popular pet in the world – and for good reason. These lively little birds have many of the lovable characteristics of parrots, but in a smaller package, making them ideal as pets…

Tropical Audubon Society Exotics Trip

November 13, 2013 by  
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Brian Rapoza and Paul Bithorn will lead birders in search of bulbuls, parrots, mynas and other introduced species…

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