Tag: australia

  • Pet Birds: Budgies

    Pet Birds: Budgies

    Budgies are extremely popular little birds, having been around for decades. They come in many different colors; including green, white, blue, yellow, and mixtures of different colors. Although ...

  • Rosellas Make Great Companions

    Rosellas (genus Platycercus) can be found in the wild in various countries around the world, but are most commonly found in Australia. They tend to remain near the coast, inhabiting coastal ...

  • Birds Down Under 2010

    The captivating The Birdman’s Birds Down Under Bird Show, kicked off on 3 July 2010, and will be ending on 15 August 2010, so now is the time to get down to the Blank Park Zoo to ensure you do ...

  • Sydney Royal Cage Bird Show 2010

    Bird owners and breeders will be displaying their most prized birds at the Sydney Royal Cage Bird Show 2010, in the hope of winning this years’ prize. Entries for the show closed on 20 January, ...

  • State Bird Fair and Expo 2010

    Due to the ever increasing size of the State Bird Fair and Expo, this years’ event has moved to bigger premises, the RNA Showgrounds. Breeders come from far and wide to attend this fair, as it ...

  • Migration Flights Test Bird Stamina

    It has long been known that migrating birds embark on particularly long and grueling journeys when they cross the oceans. What hasn’t been known for sure is whether or not they somehow stop ...

  • The Fascinating Flightless Cassowary

    The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) is a large flightless bird found in the Seram Islands of Indonesia and the tropical rainforests of Aru, as well as New Guinea and northeastern ...

  • The Extraordinary Birds of Paradise

    Found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Torres Strait Island and eastern Australia, Birds of Paradise are members of the family Paradisaeidae, of the order Passeriformes. Birds of Paradise are ...

  • Pet Budgies and Their Care

    Up until 1840, most Europeans were familiar with the green parakeets that first arrived from Australia in 1770. It was John Gould soon introduced a new group of pet birds when be brought ...

  • The Marvelous Mimicry of the Lyrebird

    There are two species of the ground-dwelling Australian Lyrebird: the Superb Lyrebird Menura Novaehollandiaeand the Albert’s Lyrebird Menura Alberti). The Superb Lyrebird is the larger ...