My Bird Doesn't Like Being Outside

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Outside: Swainson Toucan "Fiji"   My Toucan, Fiji, does not like being outside in the least. I know I have plenty of photos of her outside and that has been on occasion of taking her on a short walk or sitting with her in the sunlight, but for the most part, Fiji is actually afraid ...
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Cages by Design (Now CustomCages.com)

Photo from www.cagesbydesign.com   Many people ask how I like my CBD cages so I thought I’d write a little something about them (I have two of their indoor parrot cages which I chose to use photos of for this post.)   I’ve never drooled over a bird cage before or thought about putting one (aside from an outdoor aviary) on a wish list, either....
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Covering Your Bird's Cage at Night

Photo by Dave Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands Napping: Solid White Parakeet "Lexi"   When I am at home in Florida and my birds are living in either their outside aviary or indoor cages, they do not get cage covers. They go by the natural daylight and night time from outside. But when I am visiting my parents, they cover their cages a...
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Convincing Your Parents to Get a Pet Parrot

  Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Key Largo, Florida Friends: Umbrella Cockatoo and Moluccan Cockatoo The main reasons most parents do not want their kids to get a pet parrot, is because they don’t want to have to be the ones to take care of it. Parrots can be high maintenance pets as they need plenty of space, fresh food and water often and lo...
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Cage Size

When buying a cage for your bird, you need to know the correct bar spacing. This varies depending on the size and capability of your bird. Ideally, pet parrots should be provided an outdoor aviary as large as possible. Birds are made to fly and their entire bodies are built around flight - it's essential for their physical and mental health and ...
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