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How to Introduce Female & Male Eclectus Parrots to the Same Cage

How to Introduce Female & Male Eclectus Parrots to the Same Cage

Eclectus parrots are native to Australia. These multi-colored parrots are classified as medium-sized parrots and are some of the friendliest to humans. Male Eclectus parrots are typically green, while the females are red, purple or blue. Eclectus parrots can be very picky, however. If they have not
How to Make a Bird Seed Hanger

How to Make a Bird Seed Hanger

A bird seed hanger is nothing more than a molded lump of bird seed and something to hang it with. These can be shaped in any way you like. You can make large bird seed hangers to use as outdoor bird feeders, or smaller hangers to give your indoor pet birds a treat. Just be sure to vary the seed cont
Pigeon Coops: Should You Build Your Own or Buy One?

Pigeon Coops: Should You Build Your Own or Buy One?

So you decided to get in the exciting world of pigeons. The only question that remains is should you build your own pigeon coop or purchase one? There are pro and cons to both options.
Safe Bird Air Purifiers - 5 Features to Avoid

Safe Bird Air Purifiers - 5 Features to Avoid

Choosing a safe air purifier for your bird is one of the most important decisions you'll make. Your cleaner needs to be effective and safe for your avian friend as well as the humans who live with it. Here are 5 features to steer clear of in a purifier.
Cacatuidae Bird Family

Cacatuidae Bird Family

Learn about the Cacatuidae bird family, including which birds it includes and how they are unique.
How to Make a Parrot Talk

How to Make a Parrot Talk

An African grey is one of the best talking birds. However, with patience and training, other types of parrots can become social. Teaching your parrot how to talk is a great bonding experience. It's an opportunity to get to know each other and find out what interests the parrot. Parrots are more like
How to Lower the Strings on a Martin D-28

How to Lower the Strings on a Martin D-28

The "action" of a guitar is the amount by which the strings sit above the fret board. Too high an action can make the instrument difficult to play, so lowering the strings is necessary to correct this issue. The Martin D-28 was first developed in 1931, and still remains a standard for large-bodied a
These 10 Ways Birds Influence Human Culture Will Surprise You!

These 10 Ways Birds Influence Human Culture Will Surprise You!

How are birds part of human culture? They're more important than you may realize in art, music, sports, economics and more!
Chickens & Bird Flu

Chickens & Bird Flu

Bird flu, or avian flu, is a common form of influenza that infects birds, including chickens. If you own chickens, you may be particularly concerned about bird flu and its effect on your flock as well as the potential for causing illness in humans. A current form of bird flu, called H5N1 or avian in
What Pole Should You Use for a Blue Bird House?

What Pole Should You Use for a Blue Bird House?

Bluebirds are choosy about where they live, and you should be choosy as well about the type of pole you use to mount their houses. Securing your bluebird house to the right kind of pole will help keep the bluebirds safe from raccoons, cats, snakes and other predators. The best type of pole to use is
Cockatiel Food - Choosing The Healthiest Food For Your Cockatiel

Cockatiel Food - Choosing The Healthiest Food For Your Cockatiel

What is the best food to feed to your cockatiel? Insights into the safest and healthiest food for your precious pet bird for the best cockatiel care.
How to Build Your Own Macaw Cage

How to Build Your Own Macaw Cage

One of the most beautiful and intelligent birds in the world, the macaw, makes a wonderful pet. Because of its size, the macaw needs a fairly large cage. These cages can cost hundreds of dollars when purchased new, but there is a more economical way to make your own macaw cage.
How to Breed Ringneck Parrots

How to Breed Ringneck Parrots

Ringneck parrots, also known as Indian ringneck parrots, are striking, medium-sized birds with feathers that are usually blue, green or yellow. As their name implies, male parrots have a brightly colored ring around their necks. Females also have a ring, but it's paler. Compared to other parrot s
DIY Chicken Coop Designs

DIY Chicken Coop Designs

In the old days, everyone raised a few chickens in their backyard, providing a steady supply of eggs. It is still a good idea and you do not need a great deal of space to raise chickens -- only two to three feet per chicken. However, they do need a basic shelter to protect them from the elements and
How to Create Tile Bird Houses

How to Create Tile Bird Houses

A crazy quilt of mosaic china tile pieces mixed with small flat tiles on the exterior walls of bird houses is a fanciful site to behold. So fanciful that these wondrous bird houses have moved from solely being hung outdoors to house birds to being displayed as decorative sculptures inside the house.
About Bird Houses

About Bird Houses

Placing a bird house on your property not only provides a safe place for birds to nest, but also provides a great way to view nature in your backyard. Before installing a bird house, however, determine what species will use it to help determine what kind of bird house to buy or build yourself.
Harrier

Harrier

Defines the term “harrier” as a bird of prey with species examples.
About Baby Chicks

About Baby Chicks

Chickens that are newly hatched are called baby chicks. They are a popular attraction with children and adults alike. Sometimes offered for sale in the spring at feed and hardware stores, the baby chicks require special care until they reach a certain age. The decision to welcome one of these little
How to Wash Your 4H Chicken's Feet

How to Wash Your 4H Chicken's Feet

If you're planning on showing your chicken in a 4H show, you need to that your bird has clean feet to impress the judges. Clean legs and feet indicate health and proper care. A well-groomed, inferior chicken may have a better chance at winning first place than a poorly-groomed, superior chicken. If