Bird Articles

Ten Steps to a Better Behaved Pet

Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.

Is Your Bird Sick?

Birds have learnt to hide signs of illness in order to survive. This instinct, known as the masking phenomenon, is just as strong in pet birds as it is in wild birds. Learn how to recognise the early warning signs.

Why Some Birds Feather Pluck

Different species are prone to different causes of feather and skin conditions. Knowing the common conditions in the species of bird you keep can be a great help in managing your birds.

Stop Ya Squawking!

The joyful twitter and chirping of a content collection of birds in the trees overhead is such a restful and glorious sound. But not so the harsh, discordant squarks and screams of a parrot demanding attention as dawn breaks.

Occasionally, you may find an injured or orphaned wild animal. What should you do with it and how can you tell if it is in need of rescuing?

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