Perhaps one of the least endearing characteristics of our beloved pet parrots is their total disregard for their surroundings when they are eating. If your birds eat seeds you will regularly find seeds and hulls scattered all over the cage bottom and neighboring areas of your home. Many parrots seem to delight in flinging fresh fruit from their beaks, creating abstract patterns on nearby walls and causing extra cleaning chores for their owners. [Read more…] about Parrot Feeders & Caged Bird Feeders
Should you allow your parrot to breed? This is not a step to be taken without much consideration. Breeding birds introduces a number of challenges, ones that are far more difficult than simply looking after an adult bird. [Read more…] about Parrots Nesting: Open Nests & Boxes
Toys are an important component of your pet parrot’s environment. The absence of suitable toys can lead to boredom in your pet parrot and contribute to emotional and behavioral problems. Bird toys are available in a wide variety of types and styles, and the right kind of toys can make all the difference in providing a healthy and mentally stimulating habitat for your captive parrot. [Read more…] about Parrot Foraging Toys For The Health & Happiness Of Your Birds
Perches are vitally important to a pet bird because whilst a wild bird can move freely to find a suitable perch, our captive avian companions do not have that luxury. They are totally dependent on us to provide them with an enriching environment that helps to promote good health and mental activity. It is essential that you have to right kind of perches for the species bird that you are keeping. [Read more…] about Bird Perches: Wooden, Corner, Heated, Shower and Rope Perches
The vast majority of parrots love to bathe. It makes sense since many species of parrots originate in tropical climates and in their natural environment are exposed to rainstorms and have ample opportunity to get wet. In the rainy season they may, in fact, get wetter than they would like.
As pet bird owners, we have assumed responsibility for providing our pet parrots with an environment that promotes their mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Along with proper housing, exercise, and diet, providing them a chance to bathe regularly goes a long way toward achieving this goal. Your bird will be happier and healthier if they get to bathe frequently. [Read more…] about Parrot Baths and How To Bathe Your Pet Parrots