Tag Archives: budgies

Nursery Update

My daily life for the past three months and for the next month or so has been scheduled around a feeding schedule for baby birds. Three budgies, a turaco, button quail, six budgies, a surprise cockatiel, and five budgies. The most recent addition is a zebra finch. Life is rather crazy at the best of times. I am currently giving notice to friends and family that I could be cranky without cause. Continue reading

Gotta Name Them All

You’ve doubtless heard the adage of not naming animals because then you have to keep them. For the most part, that’s true and applies to baby parrots as well. The problem is, in hand feeding, I have to record the weight of the chick every morning. I need a way to reference the birds as individuals to keep the record straight. Continue reading

A Valentine for Your Fids

Birds can’t have some of the treats we associate with Valentine’s Day, like chocolate and spirits, so lets see if there are substitutes they will enjoy more. I’ll try to include finches, small parrots, and the big parrots as much as possible. Continue reading

Final Blog about My Fondness for Bird. Kind of.

Actually, all these blogs are in one way or another focused on my love of birds. But in charting my history with all things feathered, I will wrap it all up here. About twenty years ago when my husband and I moved in together, I had only two cockatiels. Shortly after that, we got custody of his two youngest children and moved into a house. Continue reading

What Your Parrot is Thinking

This will be a short post. Just kidding! Actually, as we know, birds are a lot smarter than many people think. It seems crows are up at the top, maybe smarter than Congo African Greys, although I find that hard to believe. But the evidence can’t be argued with. http://www.welcomewildlife.com/worlds-smartest-birds/

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