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Pet parrots love eating bird foods like fortified seeds

A Bird’s Daily Diet

In the wild, animals find ways to naturally balance their diet But in the cage, proper nutrition is up to you...
Bright faced bird exhibiting normal behavior in its cage

Bird Behavior Basics

Fortunately, birds are normally healthy and seldom show sudden behavior changes unless ill Most changes in...
Human training a pet bird to eat out of their hand

Bird Training Basics

Training your bird is an essential part of your relationship with him Not only can it be used to curb bad...
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Parasites and Your Bird

Unfortunately, birds are subject to internal parasites just like other animals Internal parasites (usually intestinal) such as nematodes (roundworms) or flukes and tapeworms come from eggs...
Pet bird perched on branch outside, disturbed by intestinal parasites

Is Your Bird Overweight?

Overweight birds are more common than you may think, and unfortunately, the health effects of excess fat can be quite serious Among the more serious dangers related to bird obesity is the...
A fat green and yellow bird, perched in its cage

Beak Care Basics

A bird's beak is not only amazing and versatile, it is also vital to her existence A bird uses her beak to eat, obtain food and move herself from place to place It is instrumental in...
A healthy pet bird with a smooth beak

Monitoring Your Bird’s Health

Regular at-home and veterinary examinations are important, even if you believe your bird is in good health Signs of sickness You should be in tune to your bird’s normal behavior Looking...
Candycorn feathered pet parrot with a good diet and hygiene regiment

Celebrating the Holidays with your Pet Bird

Holiday fun isn’t just for the people in your family Your pet bird will feel the festivity too and want to be a part of it Celebrating the holidays with your bird is a great way to bring...
A grey winged parrot receiving extra care during the holidays

Putting Your Birdcage in the Right Place

Your bird’s environment is very important, and though it seems as though what’s inside his cage would be more so, it is just as important to find the right location in your house for...
A yellow-green feathered pet bird with his cage in the path of sunlight

How to Choose a Bird Cage

Your bird’s health greatly depends on how well he adapts to his environment and how safe, secure and stress-free he feels with his owners Pet birds require spacious cages for both...
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How to Prepare Your Bird for Winter

Most birds that are kept as pets are native to a rainforest climate These pet owners must take steps to prepare their bird for the change in temperature and humidity that occurs during...
A pet bird with yellow and green plummage enduring the winter

Spending Time Outdoors

Mixed opinions abound; birds are meant to fly so take them outdoors! They are pets and not wild animals so leave them in a cage, indoors! It is only natural, however, that as the weather...
A puffy white feathered pet bird, perched outside in the woods

Keeping Your Bird Entertained

Just like us, birds need to be entertained Unlike dogs and cats, that have free reign of the house, birds are often confined to their cages Thus, they’ll need a lot of extra help to fend...
Perched on a branch, pet bird with grey plummage pokes a toy ball