The Most Common Mistakes Bird Owners Make

The Most Common Mistakes Bird Owners Make When you first decide to buy an exotic bird, you feel a wave of positive emotions flow over you. New bird owners go out and buy all the latest bird toys, feeders, and accessories that they can find to help make their avian friends feel at home. They […]

What Is Parrot Hormonal Season and How Can I Help My Bird Stay Regular?

What Is Parrot Hormonal Season and How Can I Help My Bird Stay Regular? With spring in full swing, the temperatures rise, the days get longer, and your exotic birds are quickly approaching mating season. Around this time, your bird will start showcasing increasingly erratic and confusing behaviors that are out of the norm. It’s […]

How to Keep Your Beaks and Nails in Check: Grooming Tips for Your Birds

An exotic bird biting its talons

How to Keep Your Beaks and Nails in Check: Grooming Tips for Your Birds Keeping your bird as comfortable and well-kept as possible is one of a bird owner’s most important responsibilities. Throughout a wild bird’s day, they perform different tasks and actions to keep their bills and nails in check and prevent them from […]

Do You Need to Rehome Your Exotic Bird? Here’s What You Need to Know

Do You Need to Rehome Your Exotic Bird? Here’s What You Need to Know Owning exotic birds presents unique challenges that some pet owners aren’t aware of when they start their journey. Many people will throw the term “forever home” around when they’re adopting a pet. However, with parrots and other exotic birds, that term […]

How Do I Choose a Cage for My Parrot or Other Exotic Bird?

Amazon parrot perched in its cage

How Do I Choose a Cage for My Parrot or Other Exotic Bird? An essential item for any new bird owner that they will need from day one is a cage for their feathered friend. While no bird should remain in their cage constantly, it is the place where they will sleep at night and […]

Todd Marcus Birds Exotic Celebrates 37 Years in Business

While 2020 has certainly had its share of ups and downs, we wanted to take a moment to focus on something positive: this September, we are celebrating our 37th anniversary! We are grateful for all of the people who have helped this store grow and become a place where we can all share our love […]

What Toys Should I Buy for My Parrot?

A greenwing macaw playing with a bird toy

What Toys Should I Buy for My Parrot? For a parrot, a toy is more than just a fun plaything — it’s essential for both their physical and mental wellbeing. Toys help stimulate a bird’s curiosity, allow them to engage in foraging behaviors, and even keep their beaks trimmed! But parrot species are as varied […]

Why Does My Parrot Do That?

A Look at 5 Common Parrot Behaviors Just like people and other animals, parrots will tell you a lot about how they’re feeling through their body language. However, if you’ve never spent much time with parrots before, then it may be difficult to decode their behaviors. As a bird owner, it’s important to be able […]

3 Simple Tricks to Teach Your Parrot

3 Simple Tricks to Teach Your Parrot Whether you’ve just brought home a new baby bird or you’ve been living with your parrot for 20 years, it’s never too late to teach your bird something new! Working on tricks with your bird serves two main purposes: it stimulates your parrot’s intelligence by introducing something novel, […]

CAN I TRANSFER ILLNESSES TO MY BIRD?

CAN I TRANSFER ILLNESSES TO MY BIRDS? With the current COVID-19 outbreak, many people are taking precautions to prevent the spread of this coronavirus. But those of us with pet parrots may be wondering: if I get sick, can I transfer the illness to my bird? The good news is that it isn’t likely that […]