Amazing Facts about Budgerigars


Budgies are extremely popular pets in the UK. If you don’t have a budgie yourself, you probably know somebody who does. But many people may not be aware of how fascinating these little fellows really are. So, we have put together a few fascinating facts about the humble budgie.

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Free Flying Pet Parrots


The skies above Chaddesdon in Derbyshire are being lit up with a splash of bright colour. Bobby the Macaw flies freely around the neighbourhood but always returns home to his dedicated owner, Jonathan Li. 5 Years of Training Li has spent 5 years training his British-bred bird. He used an elasticated lead to teach his […]

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Parrot YouTube Stars


Amazing Parrots Their ability to talk makes parrots an endless source of fascination, not to mention hilarity. But parrots can mimic almost anything, not just human speech and they can be trained to produce their impressions on demand. Here are some parrots who have demonstrated their talents in front of the camera.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Coco The Macaw Returns Home


Escaped Parrot Returns Home after Dramatic Rescue Research has shown that a pet can considerably improve the social skills of autistic children. Much of this research has focussed on dogs but it has now been shown that any kind of pet can be equally beneficial. Animals are so much more than pets for those who […]

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Where do Abandoned Parrots Go?


Where do Abandoned Parrots Go? Parrots and many other species of exotic birds are extremely appealing. Their bright colours, intelligence and ability to talk makes them look like the perfect pets. Unfortunately, many people acquire the birds without being aware of how demanding they can become. Parrots require a great deal of attention and they […]

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Moulting Birds? Here’s Why!


Why Do Wild Birds Look Different in The Late Summer? A Hush can descend over your garden in late summer and that isn’t because there is less traffic on the roads! There always seem to be less birds about. Then, when you do see them, they can look a little odd. Don’t be concerned because […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Moluccan Cockatoo – A Guide


Focus on the Moluccan Cockatoo The Moluccan cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis) is instantly recognisable with its salmon pink crest and pale pink feathers. It is a beautiful bird and grows to a significant size. Also known as the salmon-crested cockatoo, this species is extremely popular with bird fanciers as it is highly intelligent and full of […]

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Can Birds Understand Humans?


Talking Birds – Are they Repeating Words Parrot Fashion? Parrot fashion is a rather derogatory term, at least when used to describe a person’s speech. It implies that the speaker has merely learnt to repeat specific words and does not understand what they mean. When it comes to parrots, most of us are sufficiently impressed […]

Friday, October 14th, 2016

African Grey Parrot Conservation


The Plight of the African Grey Parrot The African grey parrot is a much admired and much loved bird and it isn’t difficult to see why. Its striking grey and red plumage, its intelligence and its ability to speak make it a fascinating animal and an extremely popular pet. Beauty and intelligence will always be […]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016