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How Can Allergic Alveolitis Affect Bird Owners?

How Can Allergic Alveolitis Affect Bird Owners?

Definition and description of Allergic Alveolitis in those who own pet birds. Allergic Alveolitis is also known as Pigeon Lung Disease and Parakeet Dander Pneumoconiosis.......[Read More]
The Bird Cage

The Bird Cage

Birds are creatures of delicate beauty, they are also capable of the one thing humans wish for the most and can not have, flying. With incredible grace and power they can lift themselves to the sky and fly away to great distances, encompassing in their flight the pure meaning of freedom and independ......[Read More]
Raising Turkeys - Is Keeping Turkeys With Chickens a Good Idea?

Raising Turkeys - Is Keeping Turkeys With Chickens a Good Idea?

You might have started raising turkeys and you are thinking of keeping turkeys with chickens, would that be a good move? Most professional turkey growers are not open to that idea. Turkeys are highly susceptible to the Blackhead organisms.......[Read More]
How to Use a Brooder Lamp to Heat a Chicken House

How to Use a Brooder Lamp to Heat a Chicken House

Raising chickens has been an important part of human society for centuries. Prized for their meat, eggs and feathers, chickens remain a popular commodity for farmers around the world. Chickens are fairly low maintenance, although they do require a stable heat source in cold climates. Brooder lamps p......[Read More]
Types of Birding Tour Companies

Types of Birding Tour Companies

Descriptions of different types of birding tour companies with multiple examples of current worldwide, regional and bird-specific companies.......[Read More]
Boa Constrictor Behavior

Boa Constrictor Behavior

Boa constrictors are large, non-venomous, carnivorous snakes that can adapt to a variety of habitats. They have developed diverse markings for camouflage in different surroundings and can modify their behavior to suit various environments. Despite this adaptability, most boa constrictors are protect......[Read More]
Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Review of "Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide" (2012) by Heimo Mikkola, a comprehensive reference book about the world's 249 owl species, highlighted by outstanding photography and detailed information.......[Read More]
Dried Apricots As Bird Food

Dried Apricots As Bird Food

Whether you have a pet parakeet or cockatoo as a companion, or enjoy feeding wild birds in your back yard, providing dried apricots to your feathered friends is recommended by veterinarians and bird experts.......[Read More]
Black-Billed Streamertail

Black-Billed Streamertail

Black-Billed Streamertail......[Read More]
What Is The Perfect Parrot?

What Is The Perfect Parrot?

This is a very ethereal term. How do you approach this question? To some the perfect parrot is one that has all the good attributes with none of the negatives associated with parrot ownership. We would all like the parrot to raise itself, take care of food requirements and clean out its cage on its ......[Read More]
Can You Name the 12 Types of Ducks?

Can You Name the 12 Types of Ducks?

List of the different types of duck categories with brief descriptions of what makes each one distinct. Examples of species are also given.......[Read More]
How to Build a Parakeet Nesting Box

How to Build a Parakeet Nesting Box

Parakeets do not build nests in the wild but use holes in trees to lay eggs. You can build your own nesting box for your parakeet pair with a minimum of tools. You can be assured the box will be large enough for successful breeding and made with nontoxic materials to protect your birds when you bui......[Read More]
How an Incubator Could Be Started

How an Incubator Could Be Started

Commercial incubators can cost several thousand dollars, but unless you are consistently hatching a large number of eggs, there is no need to spend that much money. You can build a simple, effective incubator at home for well under $100.......[Read More]
How Parakeets Talk

How Parakeets Talk

Parakeets don't “talk” in the way that humans do. Theirs is a learned behavior that mimics sounds. A parakeet can learn to say words that you teach it, or it can learn to mimic sounds such as the doorbell or the kettle's whistle. A parakeet does not speak with vocal chords, but by contro......[Read More]