Avian Expert Articles

Understanding your bird’s emotional health and care needs is the recipe for a happy parrot-person household. Our avian-expert written articles are here to give you the information you need to keep your pet bird healthy and happy. Each week, we bring you exclusive articles written by veterinarians, behaviorists and other experts in the avian community. Whether you are new to the world of companion birds or are a seasoned parrot parent, you’ll find fascinating facts, need-to-know medical information, behavior tips and tricks, and much more!

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Webinar: The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: Where Are They Now?

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill by Judy Irving (released in 2003) is a touching documentary that features the relationship between Mark Bittner and a flock of feral parrots that he feeds and interacts with within the Telegraph Hill area of San Francisco. In this special webinar, Mark will talk about the film and give us an update on his life, as well as give us an update on the feral parrot flock. Tune in on Friday, May 7!

Webinar: The Picky Parrot: Teach Your Pet Bird to Eat a Healthy Diet

If you have a picky eater, this webinar can be a game-changer when it comes to your bird’s health! Dr. Lamb will offer tips and tricks to get your bird to try new foods. Sign-up and tune in on May 14.

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Webinar: Ask The Vet: Q&A with Tom Tully, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM (Avian)

Don’t miss your chance to ask Dr. Tully a question about your bird’s health, nutrition, care, or behavior problem in this interactive webinar on May 21.

World’s Oldest Wild Bird Raising Chicks at Age 70!

Wisdom the Laysan albatross is unique in more ways than one. She is the oldest known wild bird, having been banded by biologists in 1956. What makes her even more remarkable is that she has recently hatched and is rearing another chick!

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Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

Webinar: Heart to Heart: Pet Bird Behavior Q&A with Chris Davis

In this live webinar, Chris Davis will share a behavior case or problem and then field viewers’ behavior-related questions.

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Be Inspired By These “Special-abled” Birds

Special-needs birds are perfect in the eyes of those who care for them. The stories of Cricket, Oscar, Emma Lynn, Igor and Ren, and Thumper and Sammy prove without a doubt that they are much more than just special-needs birds.

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