Going to a Conference unprepared is not good Your website is your conference centre. Someone thinking of coming into the hobby. May use the internet and do there research. Your website is your shop window, so why do we find many...Read More
My view on breeding budgerigarsBy Mike Chase Hello – Some of you will know me and others are saying … who the hell is this bloke? Well, I’m Mike Chase, sometimes known as “Chasey” ….. and I can hear some groans...Read More
Meet Nichola Nichola Bird has been breeding exhibition budgies for under three years and exhibiting for just two show seasons. In 2018 she showed at 16 shows around the country and this year 2019 at 23 shows to try and...Read More
- Fireworks.How do you guys prepare your birds for them? how do your birds react to them? How do you make it easier for them to cope with? Our firework season in the uk starts late October right through to early January (guy fawkes, Christmas, just for kicks, new years). Albie joined us in March and […]
- Water bottle?Will Amazons take to a water bottle and ball? I’m thinking of experimenting, first, so I can also use it in his little traveling around town cage, and also, God forbid I need to administer liquid medication. Of course, at home, this would be in addition to his water bowl.
- Yeast infectionCan a yeast infection cause pieces of seed in poop
- Kentucky Warbler July 9, 2020Kentucky Warblers nest in forested regions in much of the East, preferring woodlands with a dense understory, often near streams or other wetlands. These birds can use our help. As their forest habitat shrinks, it’s easier for Brown-headed Cowbirds to find and parasitize the warblers’ nests.
- Grosbeaks and Monarchs July 8, 2020Black-headed Grosbeaks are one of very few birds that regularly eat Monarch butterflies. Most birds and other animals find the butterflies unpalatable, if not downright toxic. The caterpillars of Monarchs consume milkweeds that contain toxic substances known as cardenolides.
- Sounds of the Boreal Forest July 7, 2020The boreal forest is a vast band of spruce and poplar, extending from coast to coast across Alaska and Canada. Called North America's "songbird bread-basket," for a brief time, it teems with song.
- White-throated Swifts July 6, 2020A pair of White-throated Swifts twists and turns, sailing through the air. Dashing headlong across the canyon toward an unyielding wall, the birds disappear at the last second into a slender crevice. This swift is aptly named — and doubly so.
- Are Birds Nests Reused? July 5, 2020Let’s talk about nests. Every spring, robins build their cup-shaped nests using grass and mud. Orioles weave a hanging sack. It’s hard work, and yet once the chicks fledge, the structures probably won’t be reused.
- National Symbol - Turkey vs. Eagle July 4, 2020As an old tale goes, after the eagle was chosen for national emblem, Benjamin Franklin questioned the choice.
- The Painted Bunting July 3, 2020Every spring and summer, birders go in search of the superbly colorful birds that come back to the temperate US from tropical regions — including the Painted Bunting.
- Videos: CahowCam2 Chick Leaves Burrow June 15, 2020On the evening of June 10, the CahowCam 2 chick named ‘Zephyr’ left the burrow on Nonsuch Island and took off over the open sea, completing the 2020 Cahow nesting season. A spokesperson said, “Right in the middle of World Oceans Week, at 10:32 pm on June 10, as viewers from around the World watched […]
- Video: Nemo CahowCam1 Chick Has Fledged June 2, 2020At 2.03am on May 25, the Cahow chick named ‘Nemo’ of burrow #831 – from which CahowCam1 has been live streaming – fledged. Jeremy Madeiros, Chief Terrestrial Conservation Officer, The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, said, “At 86 days old, this is one of the shortest Cahow fledging times that I have logged. […]
- Have a nature-friendly bonfire night, says the RSPB November 1, 2017The RSPB is encouraging everyone to remember wildlife when planning bonfires and firework displays this weekend.
- Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham opens a new centre for volunteering and research and finds out about the work of the Peatlands Partnership August 8, 2017New research centre will help scientists discover the secrets of the Flow Country
- RSPB appeal for help naming 100,000 knot on Norfolk nature reserve July 27, 2017The RSPB is calling on the public to 'Name a Knot' to support their Snettisham Hide crowdfunding appeal
- National survey fuels plans to help one of Scotland's most iconic birds July 26, 2017The latest national survey of Scotland's population of capercaillie, the world's largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the country's most endangered birds.