I Couldn't Live Without...

I thought it would be funny and useful to make a small list of the bird related products I couldn't live without... So, here it goes! Photo from www.avianlove.com  1. A Birdie Scale It's so important to track your bird's weight so that you know when something is wrong. It's the best way to tell if your bird is becoming sick. Birds are good...
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Some Birds Shower in More Ways Than One!

 Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Alaska, Holland America Cruise Line On shower perch: Rare White Parakeets "Nikko" & "Visa" While cruising Alaska and performing on Holland America with my birds, I met a man who had a cockatiel who plucks. One of the first things I asked him was, “Do you bathe your bird?” he was surprised by the question and a...
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Bathing = Bonding

My three year old galah, Bondi, is not so fond of her new younger brother, Bandit. However, he is fond of being around her! So what to do? Well, I found that they both needed a bath one day and there was no sense in me taking two just so they could each have one so I decided to give bathing them at the same time, on the same perch, a try. I ran ...
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Showering a New Baby Bird

Photo by Dave Location: Sandpoint, Idaho Showerer: Rose Breasted Cockatoo "Bandit" I took Bandit into the shower for the first time while staying at my parents' house in Sandpoint, Idaho. I didn't take a shower perch but he had watched Bondi (a 3 year old of the same species) from a shower perch before. He merely perched on my hand and I covere...
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