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Bird Intelligence

Are birds smart? Learn about bird intelligence with examples of birds planning for the future, solving problems and using their memories. Includes a discussion of bird brain anatomy....More...

Characteristics of Healthy Baby Chickens

Not all baby chickens are yellow feathered.Aracauna Chick 6 image by Lee O'Dell from Fotolia.comBaby chickens are delicate little creatures needing careful attention in their early weeks. They need a controlled atmosphere and constant temperature if they are raised in a brooder away from......More...

DIY Flight Cages for Pet Birds

A flight cage can substantially improve a pet bird's life. Providing a pet bird with a flight cage allows the bird to exercise and therefore reduces the risk of obesity and related health problems. Ideally, a flight cage should be three times the width of a bird's wingspan, six times its length and ...More...

DIY Chicken Feeding

Feeding is a crucial part of being a chicken owner, and it is important you provide your farmyard friends with the correct nutrients. One of the most convenient ways to ensure a food supply in the chicken coop is by using a feeding tower or bucket. This provides a constant flow of grain inside the c...More...

African Grey Parrot, Choosing A Cage

The cage is your African Grey's home possibly for the next 60 years.Imagine having wings and living in a cage.As an owner of an African Grey, you need to ensure that the cage is as good as home....More...

Bird Digestion

Learn how birds eat, including the parts of the digestive tract and how to help birds get better nutrition....More...

Random Ostrich Facts

The ostrich might not have the ability to fly, but it certainly compensates for that in other ways. This bird, the largest on Earth, has adaptations that help it survive on the African plains it calls home....More...

What Is an Eastern Screech Owl's Nest Made Of?

The Otus ascio (eastern screech owl) is smaller at eight inches tall than other owls. It varies in color from red to gray. You can identify the owls by their ear tufts (they look like horns) and their yellow eyes. Screech owls are a common breed that normally lives in the eastern region of the Uni...More...

The Regent Parrot - A Little Known But Beautiful Parrot

The bird goes by several different names including the Regent Parakeet, the Regent Parrot, the Australia Parakeet, the Rock Peddler, the Black-tailed Parakeet, the Smoker, and the Marlock Parakeet. It's hard to imagine that such a small bird has acquired so many names....More...