It’s HOT in Southern California and I do not live with air conditioning. So I’m going to ramble on about a few things that come to my mind. And actually stay long enough for me to write them down. Continue reading
In a day or two, I’ll be going north with a friend to our favorite bird store, Magnolia Bird Farm in Corona. I’ve never been to their Anaheim store, so someday I will plan on that. In the meantime, I am looking forward to zipping up to the place I call the Disneyland for Bird Lovers. http://www.magnoliabirdfarms.com/aboutus.html Continue reading
I love my finches, they are active little things with cute calls and understandable social structures. They can be very messy but they make up for it by being good breeders. In fact, zebra finches are always held up as starter finches. Continue reading
There are drawbacks to having a pet that can potentially repeat whatever you say. While your pastor is visiting or your grandmother or under oath in a court of law. Hopefully not when all three situations occur. Continue reading
I love the music of Simon & Garfunkel, especially the song At The Zoo. There’s a line about an animal being skeptical of changes in their cages. I think the songwriter missed a bet, that should have been about a parrot. Have you ever tried to introduce a new toy without taking several cautious steps to let the bird get used to it first? Pandemonium breaks out for days. Continue reading
Spring has swept across the southern part of California, bringing a touch of rain, followed by warm, sunny days. Birds love this time of year, because they get to claim territory, find mates, build nests, and raise a family. Continue reading
Hello, my name is Demi, and I’m a birdaholic. The first step in curing an illness is correct diagnosis.
Believe me, I want to have fewer birds so that I can devote more time to the ones I have. I want to downsize. I want to give them fresh food every day, not a couple times a week. But I took in two new lovebirds in the last couple weeks and considered a pineapple green cheek. And a military macaw. I can’t help myself. Continue reading