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24 11, 2017

10 Fun Facts About Parrots

By | 2017-11-29T19:55:00+00:00 November 24, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

1. There are nearly 400 species of parrot There are 393 species of parrots (though more are being found all the time). Parrots also like the heat with most being found in the tropical and subtropical regions of Australia, Asia, Central and South America and Africa. However, some parrots do live outside tropical environments. The [...]

2 11, 2017

The Essentials to Owning a Bird

By | 2017-11-15T17:33:18+00:00 November 2, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

There are so many different types of pets out there. There are people who love dogs, cats, gerbils and even racoons (not to be recommended). For some it is birds, and these can be great pets – while parrots will squawk at you, others are quiet, beautiful companions. Of course owning a bird comes with [...]

30 08, 2017

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar

By | 2017-09-05T18:12:16+00:00 August 30, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Homemade hummingbird nectar is cheap, simple, environmentally friendly, and healthy. It's so easy to make that there is almost more effort involved in buying hummingbird nectar than in just making a batch at home. So let's get started! You'll need to gather a few things (a small pot, hummingbird feeder, sugar, and water.) One thing you [...]

4 08, 2017

International Owl Awareness Day

By | 2017-08-07T20:38:11+00:00 August 4, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Owls are intriguing birds that easily capture the attention and curiosity of birders. The owl is one of the species of birds that you do don’t see very often though, but only hear. This is due to the fact that the owl isn’t a bird that is out during the day. They are known to [...]

5 07, 2017

Taming a Cockatiel, Named Bobby

By | 2017-07-31T14:23:41+00:00 July 5, 2017|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cockatiels can make lovely pets. Not only are they usually very friendly and affectionate, but with a little effort, they can be taught how to talk. However, if not handled properly as chicks or if not given regular attention as adults, cockatiels and quickly become scared, nervous, and sometimes aggressive animals. This guide is intended [...]

19 06, 2017

Everyday Care for Parrots

By | 2017-06-15T20:20:05+00:00 June 19, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Having a parrot is a lifetime commitment and also a great companion, not only because their lifespan is 25-30 years for smaller birds and 50-60 for larger species, but also because being the fluffy little social creatures they are is what makes them a heartwarming everyday experience. For those reasons, it must be mentioned that [...]

11 04, 2017

National Pet Day is April 11!

By | 2017-04-11T17:42:43+00:00 April 11, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first National Pet Day was held on April 11, 2005 and was created by Colleen Paige “to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues around the globe.”   The response quickly exploded worldwide and today we celebrate the joys of pet ownership [...]

5 07, 2016

“Freedom” in Minnesota

By | 2016-07-05T09:45:51+00:00 July 5, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Independence Day weekend spelled “Freedom” for a trapped eagle in Minnesota. US Army veteran, Jason Galvin and his wife noticed an eagle tangled in a rope in a tree outside their cabin over the weekend. According to Mrs. Galvin, the bird hung upside down for more than two days when her husband decided to help. [...]

30 06, 2016

Adelie Penguins Face Climate Change Threat

By | 2016-11-29T23:50:47+00:00 June 30, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New research coming from the University of Delaware suggests that man-made climate change will be a significant threat to the Adelie penguins of Antarctica. This species has been around for 45,000 years, and have adapted through thousands of years of climate change, but the rate at which the change has occurred in the last 100 [...]

23 06, 2016

Animal Cruelty in New York

By | 2016-11-30T00:34:39+00:00 June 23, 2016|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

  BELLMORE, New York- Around 400 animals, mostly turtles and birds, were rescued on Tuesday from a home in Nassau County. This rescue mission is considered the largest animal seizure seen in the county. The animals were removed because of unsanitary conditions. According to ABC 7 NY, the home sounded like a rainforest because of [...]