JoJo and Taz smelled something strange in the air. Mommy seemed anxious and kept going outside. The birds could hear sirens screaming the distance. Taz shrieked. JoJo chirped loudly in fear. Dad burst through the front door and into the back yard. Something was happening! Mommy covered the cages and the smell was gone. The … Continue reading Before Disaster Strikes!
During the week of August 21, 2017, the birds housed at the Gulf Coast Exotic Bird Sanctuary near Houston, Texas knew something was going to happen. The barometric pressure was changing as a hurricane named Harvey strengthened and moved toward the Texas Coast. Director Jill Donaho her helper Colin activated a plan to move the … Continue reading Gulf Coast Exotic Bird Sanctuary
Join us in celebrating Halloween by entering a photo of your bird in their finest spooky or silly costume in our Halloween Photo Contest! Just send a photo as an email attachment between now and October 25th! We look forward to those creative, maybe even ghoulish (?) pictures!
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I’m Joanna and I’m thrilled to be part of BirbObserver and to have this opportunity to communicate birb behavior science. When I was three, I played Pollypenisia, Dr. Doolittle’s talking African Grey Parrot in a children’s theater production of Dr. Doolittle. I’ve been talking about parrots ever since! I have recently given lectures on parrot … Continue reading Hello!
I’m Lavender, and I’m the creator of It’s A Birb Thing! I’m nineteen, a freshman college student studying marketing, and a long-time lover of birds! I remember my very first favorite animal that I saw as a child…Seagulls! I still have a love for them and sneak food when nobody is around to yell at … Continue reading Hello everyone!
My name is Keito, I’m a Blue Headed Pionus Parrot (Pionus menstruus). My human’s name is Linda. Me, mommy, my sister Abby (a Maximillian Pionus), dad and a very silly dog named Lincoln live on a lake in Central Ontario, Canada. Mommy is helping BirbObserver with website/blog writing, formatting, etc., but I’m really the boss … Continue reading Hello Everybirdie!
I am Sarah Ludick. I am the new Photos Editor and designed the BirbOb banner. I have had two jardines, one living to 14, the other only to three. I miss them! Now as I raise a 4-month African grey, Tigger, I am half scared something will happen to him. H does keep me on … Continue reading Hello, Everyone!
Hi everybody, and welcome to our first round up of posts submitted to @BirbObserver! I’m excited to see you posting to #birbob and to report the news this week. First up, we’d extend a huge THANK YOU to everybody helping with rescues from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Tropical Storm Irma breezed by South Carolina on … Continue reading The Round Up
Greetings from Elvisbird, aka Mary, mom to two wonderful 2-year-old birds-- Taz, a pineapple conure, and JoJo, a rehomed cockatiel. I am a fairly new bird owner and bird lover. Earlier I admired parrots for their brilliant colors and unique personalities but disliked them-- Until a pied cockatiel named Hamilton came to roost nextdoor as … Continue reading Greetings!