Safe for parrots

I found this great resource that discusses the safety of common foods, woods and plants for birds. Safeforparrots.com Excerpt: Browse the table of contents for information (based on research) about the safety or potential risks for parrots for various types of plants, foods, wood, household items and anything that a bird in captivity could come…

Shower Time

When Claire’s goes through a heavy molt & it’s warm outside, she climbs in the shower about once a week. And she loves it!

Did you ever wonder how feathers grow?

Birds molt their feathers throughout the year in sequential order, so that they always have warmth, protection, but most of all, flying capabilities.  When a new feather comes in, it has a soft sheath around it with a vein and nerve to aid in growth.  These growing “blood feathers” are very sensitive.  They also cause…