The Resplendent Nicobar Pigeon
Its unique appearance, gentle demeanor, and typical fearlessness of humans makes the Nicobar Pigeon a unique and beautiful bird. Discover where this colorful bird is native, why its wild population is on the decline, and how zoos around the world are collaborating to keep the species alive.
My Bengaleze finch has it’s beak open & closing as though it is panting & gasping for air. It also flicks it’s head from side to side now & then. Otherwise it is in good health. It is flying around, eating & drinking OK. I have isolated it in a cage from my other finches […]
3 males Zebra finch
Hello, I had a pair of zebra finches who got two babies, but lost mom just after the chicks hatched. Dad successfully raise the babies. Both are males (starting to get zebra lines and black belt on chest). We are getting to the point where babies should be separated from parents. However, dad would then […]
Building A Legacy One Bluebird Nest Box At A Time
Check out this inspiring story of Al Larson, who has spent four decades building hundreds of nest boxes for Western and Mountain Bluebirds. His efforts have led a documentary that aims to inspire the next generation of bluebird conservationists.
Normal zebra finch sounds
I just got two male zebra finches and, while they both have the squeaky noise they make, one makes kind of a quiet mewling sound as well. Is this normal, he is otherwise active.
ring neck doves in my yard
hello! i live in the san francisco bay area east. my neighbour and i are animal lovers who feed wilds and keep poultry. recently, a pair of ring-necked doves seems to have adopted our yards. i’ve lived in the area for 65 years and have never seen a ring-necked dove here before. we’d like to […]
Zebra finches fledged but went back in nest
Hello, My male zebra finch is raising his 2 babies since mom sadly passed away just after the chicks hatched. He is very attentive and has been taking good care of them. Today, at day 21, both babies fledged. They were flying and perching pretty well, explored for about 2 hours, and then they both […]
Diet of Fledgling bird
I brought an abandoned Chimney Swift fledgling to my home because I don’t feel it is safe being around there.I studied about it’s diet as it only eats insects but is it safe for a Chimney Swift to eat an Egg-White of a boiled egg?
Canary health problem
Hello, This requires a bit of a background story so apologies for the length of my message in advance. My parents had a canary home which got attacked by a falcon and lost its wing. I took him to the vet where he stayed for a week to recover and then decided to take him […]
Finch is doing weird noises
My finch is doing some weird noise, I’d describe it as a little motor? I’m not sure. It sounds really weird and I’ve heard her do it often and i don’t know if it means something. Thanks in advance.
Bird got hurt
I was outside in my backyard with my dog Rocky who’s meant to be a hunting do (we don’t hunt though) a few minutes later I see this black bird with a purple head and bright yellow eyes searing my dog in the face. He then started to chase after the poor guy as it […]
Can you keep a Ringneck Dove and a Diamond Dove together? I know you can’t keep two different parrots together but doves aren’t known to bite or to be mean and my Ringneck looks really lonely.
Why is my mourning dove is laying in her food dish?
My bird is 11 years old (probably more, I got her when I was 5 years old). She’s an Albino Mourning dove. I think this may be because she’s trying to mate, but I don’t completely know. She had a mate before; but they had eggs, that only one hatched. So she went ballistic, killed […]
I have an outside aviary with multiple pairs of doves and canaries. I am moving and now I have to sell most of them because I’m moving in a smaller apartment and I can only keep a pair. The pair I want to keep are two female fawn diamond doves. My question is how will […]