Finding the Right Pet Bird

Birds are some the most adorable animals in the world. Appreciating them in the wild is so much fun, but adopting one for your home as a family pet bird can be a very rewarding experience especially if you pick the right pet bird. Although birds are not …

Pet Bird Reacts to Digibirds

Watch this video of this Alexandrine parakeet pet bird reacts to digibirds in front of him. Click the play button and have fun. For some who don’t know yet, Alexandrine parakeets can be aggressive at times and this video is one of those moments where they can be …

Festive Amazon

Festive Amazon Scientific Name:  Amazona festiva Origin: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Average Lifespan: 40 to 60 years Size: 13 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction:  Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of the Festive Amazon The Festive Amazon parrot’s main plumage color is forest green and the size …

Blossom-headed Parakeet

Blossom-headed Parakeet Scientific Name:  Psittacula roseata Origin: India Average Lifespan: 20-30 years Size: Up to 12 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social   Physical Characteristics of Blossom-headed Parakeet The Blossom-headed parakeet is a small to medium sized parrot that could grow in length up …

Exercise and Toys for Bird Enrichment

Providing bird enrichment activities for your pet birds is highly important because this makes up their total health and well-being. Since most birds are in cages more often, they need to have physical activities as well as mentally stimulating activities even when inside the cage to make sure …

Actual Video of Parrot Egg Hatching

Watch this actual video of parrot egg hatching. Click the play button and be amazed with this little creature coming out from the shell. The video shows the pet bird owner holding the egg while it hatches. You can see that the owner is actually helping the bird …

Red-tailed Amazon

Red-tailed Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona brasiliensis Origin: Southeastern Brazil Average Lifespan: Up to 30+ years Size: Up to 14 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of the Red-tailed Amazon The Red-tailed Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon specie that grows up to around 14 …

Black-Headed Caique

Black-Headed Caique Scientific Name: Pionites melanocephalus Origin:  Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Peru, and Venezuela Average Lifespan: Up to 30 years Size: 9 inches Color: White, green, yellow, and black Sounds: Vocal communicator Interaction: Highly social Physical Characteristics of Black-Headed Caique The Black-headed caique is …

Ten of the Most Endangered Parrot Species

Endangered parrot species are becoming high in number these days. It’s very sad to know that a lot of species of animals including birds are experiencing being close to extinction. All these happen for the same reasons of habitat loss, poaching, and illegal trade. For many of us …

How to Hand-rear Pet Birds

This short video shows how to hand-rear pet birds. Click the play button and learn the proper way of feeding them. In this video, they are hand rearing an orphan baby robin. The robin is already hungry and asking for food. According to the veterinarian in the video, …

Blue-cheeked Amazon

Blue-cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazona dufresniana Origin: Venezuela, the Guianas, and Brazil Average Lifespan: 20 to 50 years Size: 14.4 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Blue-cheeked Amazon The Blue-cheeked Amazon parrot is a medium-sized Amazon parrot specie that could grow in …

Black-Cheeked Lovebird

Black-Cheeked Lovebird Scientific Name: Agapornis nigrigenis Origin: Zambia Average Lifespan: 19 years Size: 5 ½ inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Chatterer Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Black-Cheeked Lovebird Compared to other “Eye rings” or “personata” group such as the Fischers and Masked members, the Black-cheeked lovebird is a little …

Bird Gender Identification: Is Your Bird a Girl or a Boy

Bird gender identification is not as easy as you may think it is, well for some species this could be relatively easy because several differences between the male and the female could be spotted on. However, there are many bird breeds in which male and female birds are …

Funny Lovebird Sleeping Like a Human

This funny lovebird sleeping on the bed…like a human! Click the play button and watch this awesome bird. We all know that birds sleep either inside their nest box or on their perch while standing. This lovebird is far different because it sleeps on the bed and sleeps …

Black-Capped Lory

Black-Capped Lory  Scientific Name: Lorius lory lory Origin: Western New Guinea Average Lifespan: Up to 30 years Size:  12 inches Color: Mainly green, blue and red Sounds: Whistler Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Black-Capped Lory This medium-sized bird could grow in length up to 12 inches and weigh as …