Tag: caring for birds

Gloster Fancy Canary

Gloster Fancy Canary Scientific Name:  Serinus Canaria Domesticus Origin:  England Average Lifespan:  10 to 15 years Size:  4 ½ inches Color:  Varied Colors of white, yellow, brown, and others Sounds:   Melodious chirping sound Interaction:  Social Physical Characteristics of Gloster Fancy Canary The Gloster Fancy Canary one of the …

Duyvenbode’s Lory

Duyvenbode’s Lory Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta duyvenbodei Origin: New Guinea, Western New Guinea Average Lifespan: 5 to 10 years Size: 12 inches Color: Dark brown Sounds: Musical notes Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics of Duyvenbode’s Lory Duyvenbode’s Lory, also called as Brown Lory, is generally brown in color with some …

Importance of Water and Bird Bath

Similar to humans, birds will not live without water. In fact, just a few hours without it will already put birds in various health risks. Body organs will not be able to function when not properly hydrated with water. Moreover, birds need to drink clean water every now …

Dusky Conure

Dusky Conure Scientific Name: Aratinga weddellii Origin: Bolivia Average Lifespan:  10 years Size: 11 inches Color: Mainly Green Sounds: High pitched sounds Interaction:  Highly social Physical Description of Dusky Conure The Dusky Conure is a small sized bird that displays a mostly green body with yellow green underparts. …

Keeping Pet Bird Warm during Winter

In the wild, birds are used to environments with tropical climates. Most of their activities are done during warm seasons. One of the many concerns of bird owners is keeping pet bird warm and comfortable during cold seasons. During winter, birds need extra care and attention to make …

Derbyan Parakeet

Derbyan Parakeet  Scientific Name:  Psittacula Derbiana Origin: India and China Average Lifespan:  20 – 30 years Size:     19.5 inches Color:   Green Sounds:   Loud, chatterer Interaction:   Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Derbyan Parakeet The Derbyan Parakeet is one of the exquisite looking parakeets that is sought after by bird …

How to Minimize Bird Dust

One of the most common issues experienced by many bird owners is bird dust, which is the white powdery substance produced by your feathered friend. Aside from accumulating as dust in home appliances and furniture, bird dust may cause health issues such as allergies. Fortunately, there are effective …

Things to Consider and Avoid When Training Pet Bird

Keeping a pet bird surely brings many joyful things to the whole family. Because of its beauty, a colorful bird can instantly become a stress reliever. A bird can also become your most loyal friend. However, raising a bird also entails various responsibilities, one of which is training …

Congo African Grey

Congo African Grey Scientific Name:  Psittacus erithacus Origin:  Western and Central Africa Average Lifespan:  15 to 40 years Size: Up to 13 inches Color:  Mainly grey Sounds: Vocal communicator, chatterer Interaction:  Social Physical Characteristics of the Congo African Grey The Congo African Grey Parrot is an old parrot …

Things to Pack When Travelling with Pet Bird

One of the perks with having a pet bird is travelling with ease and convenience. Due to the fact that birds are smaller compared to most household pets, having them as travel companions does not really require a lot of things and effort. Still, you need the know …

Four Must-Have Essential Things for Your Bird

Keeping a bird as family pet is a fun and enjoyable experience. Expect memorable moments as you learn and discover things about your new feathered friend. Even if it is your first to raise a bird, the experience will run smoothly as long as you are willing to …

Importance of Filtered Air for Bird Health

One of the most common reasons why there is an alarming population decrease in several bird species is air pollution. Fresh and clean air is just as vital as food and water in maintaining proper bird health. For birds kept as pets, the good news is that there …

Basic Bird Tricks to Teach Your Pet Bird

Teaching your pet basic bird tricks and commands will not only make it smarter, but will also build trust and develop closer relationship between owner and pet. Furthermore, being successful with training will surely bring joy and satisfaction to the owner. For birds, training demands a lot of …

Deadly Foods for Pet Bird: What to Avoid

Proper food plays a major role in the overall health of your pet bird. Aside from providing energy for its daily activity, the right foods for pet bird ensures that your furry friend gets the perfect balance of nutrition that suits its specific diet. Although there are various …

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 …