Tag: caring for birds

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cleaning and Bird Grooming

Bird grooming itself is part of its instinct just like other animals.  They normally spend much time doing this. If your bird has a pair, they would normally groom each other which is a good thing for them and they like it when they have a pair to …

Black-capped Conure

Black-capped Conure Scientific Name: Pyrrhura rupicola Origin: Peru and Bolivia Average Lifespan: 10 to 30 years Size: Up to 10 inches Color: Mainly green Sounds: Relatively Quiet Interaction: Social Physical Characteristics Black-capped Conure Known to be one of the smallest species of conures, the Black-capped conure weighs only …