Selecting a Healthy Pet Bird

April 9, 2007 by  
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Choosing a bird for a pet can be very satisfying and enjoyable but there are a few things you need to consider before making your final choice. We are going to look at how you as a new bird owner can check that the bird you choose is physically healthy. Also we will give you a few pointers to help you distinguish how old the bird you are purchasing is.

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Love Birds

February 12, 2007 by  
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Lovebirds are playful, entertaining pets. These 6-inch-long parrots may be small in size, but they’re full of personality. They are easily found in pet stores, and cost far less than a big macaw or Amazon parrot.

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Canaries: Popular Pets for 500 years

November 6, 2006 by  
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The male canary‘s beautiful song has made it a wildly popular pet, around the world. Today’s domesticated canaries all descended from a wild species found in the Canary Islands. This species was first brought to Europe during the 1500’s.

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Waterproof feathers – Birds

August 28, 2006 by  
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“Like water off a duck’s back”, goes the common expression. When raindrops hit the “waterproof” feathers on a duck, they bead up and do not penetrate the feathers. How does this work?

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Pet Bird Species: Macaws

August 7, 2006 by  
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Why Macaws? Macaws are understandably popular pets. They have spectacular colors. They have dramatic long tails. They can mimic human words and music. They also bond strongly with their human companions, providing constant affection and entertainment.

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Pet Bird Species: Cockatiel – Birds.com

May 29, 2006 by  
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Cockatiels are popular pets for a good reason: they’re an affordable bird with lots of personality.

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