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Healthy Feeding for Birds

By |2018-05-03T15:26:42+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

When feeding pet birds, it is important to know that the species of birds we have as companion pets do not all have the same dietary needs. Most pet birds are seed eaters. However, it’s important they receive a number of key nutrients for healthy body function. Making sure that your pet bird gets a balanced [...]

Lovebird Care

By |2018-03-08T18:46:10+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Lovebirds are curious, energetic and charming birds originating from Africa. Keeping a lovebird socialised is a serious commitment and they require a lot of daily interaction. It is recommended to keep lovebirds in pairs. Varieties include eye ring, fischer’s, black masked and peachface lovebirds. Shopping list for your new lovebird: Appropriately sized cage High quality lovebird [...]

Finch Care

By |2018-03-08T18:43:37+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Finches are small gentle birds that come in a variety of dazzling colours. Finches should always be housed with at least one other finch, preferably more. Finch Facts Average adult size: 3-8 inches long from head to tail, depending on the species Average life span: 5-10+ years with proper care depending on the species Diet: Herbivores [...]

Cockatiel Care

By |2018-03-08T18:40:48+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Cockatiels are small crested members of the parrot family. They are known for their mellow nature. Grey is the most common colour, but other colours include pied, lutino and fancy. Cockatiel Facts Average size: 11-14 inches long from head to tail Average life span: Up to 25 years with proper care Diet: Herbivores Shopping list for [...]

Parrot Care

By |2018-03-08T18:51:17+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Parrots such as the African Grey, Amazon and Eclectus Parrots are intelligent affectionate and gentle birds that require lots of daily interaction. Parrot Facts Average adult size: 10-15 inches from head to tail, depending on the species Average life span: 20-60+ years depending on the species Diet: Omnivores Shopping list for your new parrot: Appropriately sized [...]

Conure Care

By |2018-03-08T18:35:55+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Conures are small to medium sized members of the parrot family from South America. They are very intelligent and good natured birds. Amongst the loudest of all the parrot species, conures are very colourful and playful. They come in many different varieties such as maroon belly, jenday and nanday. Conure Facts Average adult size: 9-12 inches [...]

Budgie Care

By |2018-03-08T13:51:58+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|Tags: |

Budgies are small members of the parrot family. Like parrots they can become good mimics. Budgie Facts Average adult size: 7 inches long from head to tail Average life span: 10 to 20 years with proper care Diet: Herbivores Shopping list for your new budgie: Appropriately sized cage Cage cover High quality budgie food Millet spray [...]

Canary Care

By |2018-03-08T09:24:20+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Pet Birds|

Canaries are well known for their beauty and varied colours. Male canaries are loved for their sweet singing. Canaries do well when they are kept on their own or in pairs. Varieties include yellow and red-factor canaries. Canary Facts Average adult size: 3-4 inches long from head to tail Average life span: 10+ years with proper [...]