Preening vs. Plucking vs. Molting: What’s the Difference?

Preening vs. Plucking vs. Molting: What’s the Difference? When owning a pet bird, such as a parrot, cockatiel, cockatoo, or any other bird, the health of its feathers is essential. Bird feathers are often very hard to deal with because there are many different kinds of issues that could occur with them. Typically there are […]

How to Bond With Your Bird Outside of Its Cage

Birds are some of the most intelligent and emotionally driven pets in the animal kingdom. Whether you are an experienced bird owner or have gotten your first one through our bird rehoming program, finding ways to connect with your new avian friend outside of its cage is crucial to developing a relationship with them. Birds […]

Going on Vacation? Board Your Bird With These Helpful Tips

Every summer, people plan their vacations to the Jersey Shore (or somewhere more exotic), escaping the pressures of their daily lives and taking some much-needed rest. However, bird owners have additional hurdles to overcome before enjoying their vacation in peace. Responsible bird owners have to decide if their avian friends are coming with them on […]

Something to Chew On: The Best Materials for Exotic Bird Perches

When you visit a local parrot rescue and decide to give one of those rehoming birds a loving home, you want to ensure that they have everything they need for a comfortable life. Pet birds need everything from cages, toys, a balanced diet, and a suitable perch for their daily activities. Some pet bird owners […]

New Year, New Diet for Your Bird — Revamping Their Food Choices

New Year, New Diet for Your Bird — Revamping Their Food Choices Every January, people worldwide make New Year’s Resolutions involving their diet, exercise, and general behaviors and try to live their best life possible. While a vast majority of these resolutions fail, you can apply a similar approach to the bird food you buy […]

What Are the Best Breeds for First-Time Bird Owners?

What Are the Best Breeds for First-Time Bird Owners? If you’re interested in a new pet but don’t want too much commitment, a bird might be the perfect choice for you. Not only are pet birds intelligent and easy to train, but they also provide endless entertainment. Of course, some bird species are easier to […]

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 […]