Tag: feeding birds

Harmful Food Items for Birds

Harmful Food Items for Birds Being a bird owner is a wonderful experience that entails big responsibilities, one of which is being able to raise and take care of your feathered pet properly. One of the most important aspects of proper care is giving a diet that will …

Hahn’s Macaw

Hahn’s Macaw Scientific Name: Ara Nobili’s nobilis Origin: Venezuela Average Lifespan: 30 years Size: 12 inches from head to tail Color:  Green Sounds: can speak and scream Interaction: highly interactive Physical Characteristics of Hahn’s Macaw Hahn’s Macaw is considered to be the smallest member of the Macaw family. …

Green-Cheeked Amazon

Green-Cheeked Amazon Scientific Name: Amazonas viridigenalis Origin: Northeastern Mexico Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: 30-33cm (11.7-12.8 inches) Color:  Mainly green Sounds: screeching, loud noises, can mimic human sounds and voices Interaction: Highly social   Physical Characteristics of Green-Cheeked Amazon Also called red-crowned parrot, the Green-Cheeked Amazon …

Greater Indian Hill Mynah

Greater Indian Hill Mynah Scientific Name: Gracula religiosa intermedia Origin: South Asia Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years Size: can reach 10 to 12 inches in length from beak to end of tail Color: predominantly glossy black with green and purple Sounds: best talking bird, can mimic numerous …

Grand Eclectus

Grand Eclectus Scientific Name: Eclectus roratus Origin: Solomon Island Average Lifespan: 30 to 40 years Size: 35 cm (14 in) in length Color:  green and red Sounds: generally quiet Interaction: social Physical Characteristics of Grand Eclectus Grand Eclectus, also called Dusky Eclectus, is one of the smallest species …

Gouldian Finch

Gouldian Finch Scientific Name: Erythrura gouldiae Origin: Australia Average Lifespan: 3 to 4 year Size: 5 to 5 ½ inches Color: bright red, yellow, green and black Sounds: Singer Interaction: Somewhat social Physical Characteristics of Gouldian Finch The Gouldian Finch, also commonly called Lady Gouldian Finch and The …

Goffin’s Cockatoo

Goffin’s Cockatoo Scientific Name:  Cacatua ­­Goffiniana Origin:  Indonesia (Tanimbar Islands) Average Lifespan:  40 years Size:  9 to 12 inches Color:  White Sounds: Loud Screeches Interaction:  Highly Social Physical Characteristics of Goffin’s Cockatoo The Goffin’s Cockatoo is mainly white with salmon-colored feathers around its beak and eyes.  Also, its …

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 …

Cardinal Lory

Cardinal Lory  Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta Cardinalis Origin: Solomon Islands Average Lifespan: 15 years Size:  12 inches Color: Mainly Red Sounds: Whistler Interaction:  Social Physical Description of Cardinal Lory The specie of Cardinal Lory is an eye-catching monotypic species of parrot which belongs to the Psittaculidae family. It lives …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Bird Care Basic: What Not to Feed Your Birds

We all want the best for our pet birds but sometimes we tend to either overdo it or forget some of the bird care basics. We always stick with bird foods that are commercially available and with this we forget that our birds need more nutrients that petstore-bought …

What are the Types of Bird Seeds to Give Your Pet Bird?

Birds could be one of the easiest animals to feed. There are many varieties of bird seeds to give them which are commercially available and don’t require much process. You can offer these foods to them right away or just leave them on the cage and your pet …