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  • Canaries (Serinus canaria domestica) can make wonderful pets. They are generally inquisitive, social birds that are relatively easy to keep. They are a domesticated form of the wild canary, a small songbird in the finch family originating from the Macaronesian Islands. Canaries were first bred......

  • Eclectus Parrots originate from the Solomon islands, Sumba, New Guinea and nearby islands, northeastern Australia and the Maluku Islands. They make excellent pets. The males are green and the females are red. There are a few different subspecies of Eclectus differing in size and have colour changes. Eclectus have a......

  • Ducks make very good pets and are generally fairly easy to care for. They love to forage around a garden searching in mulch and under plants for tasty grubs and worms. Ducks like to eat grass, so they will enjoy grazing on lawn and keeping......

  • Quaker parrots, also known as Monk Parakeets, originate from central Bolivia and southern Brazil to central Argentina.  They are smart, good talkers, can be territorial and have a lot of attitude.  They are controversial because of their ability to adapt and acclimatize to different climates. ......

  • The cockatoo family originates from and is commonly seen in Australia. Cockatoo species include: Galahs Sulphur Crested Cockatoos Bare-eyed Cockatoos Black Cockatoos Major Mitchell’s Cockatoos Cockatiels are also from the cockatoo family – for more information please see our Cockatiel blog entry. Most cockatoos generally......

  • STAY CALM and DON’T PANIC Most pet birds are prey animals and often pick up on stress quite easily. Staying as calm as you can is the best way to make sure your bird doesn’t pick up on your stress. Medicating Make sure to give......

  • The cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus) is a semi-arid bird species that is found in many parts of Australia. They make very good pets and generally fairly easy to keep. Males and females both make great pets and the sex of the bird doesn’t impact how good......

  • To be a bird owner is a big responsibility.  Our avian companions depend on us for every aspect of their care and well-being – from the physical to the psychological. Baths or showers are an essential component of basic bird care.  Whether it is to......

  • The value of birds as pets Birds can become our friends. They bring nature into our homes. They entertain and relax us. They help us to overcome loneliness. Humans admire and appreciate birds for: their sociability, their charm, their cheerfulness and playfulness, their good-nature, their......

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