Tag: parrot

  • Gout Does Affect Birds

    Firstly, one needs to understand what gout is. Gout is a buildup of uric acid in the blood and forms due to the kidneys not being able to remove the uric acid from the body because the levels ...

  • Long Island Parrot Society Annual Show

    If you’re looking for a great bird event coming up soon, look no further than the LIPS (Long Island Parrot Society) 2008 Parrot Expo. This annual parrot expo is the only major exotic bird ...

  • Pet Birds React to Moods and Energy Levels

    Most animal lovers firmly believe that their pets respond to their warm loving touch, but quite a few owners are blissfully unaware of just how much our pets are aware of. This is also the case ...

  • The 6th Annual Avian Seminar Hosted by NIPS

    The Northern Illinois Parrot Society (NIPS) is all set to host its 6th annual seminar. This year’s seminar is titled “Flying into Knowledge” and will be held at the Centre at North Park, ...

  • Mini Macaws Make Magnificent Pets

    Aspiring bird owners often think that a Macaw will make the perfect pet bird. But after a bit of research they find that these larger parrots require a lot of care and effort, mainly due to ...

  • Fruit in Your Pet Bird’s Diet

    Due largely to their intelligence and entertainment value, birds from the Psittaciformesorder, which includes Parrots and Cockatoos, are very popular as household pets. Bird-lovers who have ...

  • African Grey Parrots – Challenging but Rewarding Pets

    Though the colors of other parrot species are more spectacular, the intelligence of the African Grey makes it one of the most popular parrot species when it comes to choosing a pet bird. The ...

  • Less Stress for Re-Homed Birds

    There are a lot of good people out there who open their hearts and their homes to pet birds in need of a new home. They do this with the best intentions but often find themselves facing a ...

  • Is Aviculture for You?

    Most bird lovers may already know that aviculture is the practice of keeping birds. The term does not only refer to bird keeping, but the various practices related to it, such as bird breeding, ...

  • The Lesser Known Pionus Parrots Make Marvelous Companions

    Those who are familiar with Pionus Parrots will likely agree that they are one of the most underrated parrot species available. This medium-sized parrot originates from Central and South ...