Note to Readers

Just a short note to let you know that as we continue to switch over to our new website - BirbObserver.com - we'll be taking a short hiatus from publishing The Round Up.  Rest assured that this marquis section of BirbObserver will be back in the coming few weeks! In the meantime we encourage you to … Continue reading Note to Readers

The Round Up for March 1st

By S Katherine Clarke with Sarah Ludick Catch up on all of the birb happenings from around the globe in our latest issue of The Round Up.  Katherine and Sarah have collected an incredible range of photos and videos on a range of topics including weather, nectar replacement therapy, and missing Birbs.   Head on … Continue reading The Round Up for March 1st

Remembering Warden & Penne: Never forgotten, forever loved

A year ago a horrific fire took the life of a gentle, beautiful soul.  Alice (a.k.a. Warden) and Penne brought much joy, happiness, silliness, and love to so many humans and parrots from around the world.  This commemoration is in honor of that love, and the friendships borne out of Alice's and Penne's connections with … Continue reading Remembering Warden & Penne: Never forgotten, forever loved

What to do when you can’t take care of your bird

by Mary Caton There are times when a parrot owner realizes that they can no longer take care of a beloved pet.  Before looking for a new home, you need to ask yourself why you want to re-home your bird.  Maybe it's a behavioral issue that you need help with.  As parrots are incredibly intelligent … Continue reading What to do when you can’t take care of your bird

A Fine, Fine Line

By S Katherine Clarke, with Sarah Ludick Our February 15th edition of The Round Up asks if there's a Fine, Fine Line between a budgie’s fascination with mirrors and an African Grey’s plot for #birdworlddominion?  In honor of Valentine’s Day, this issue explores birb self-love — in its hopefully healthy expression. See all the wonderful photos … Continue reading A Fine, Fine Line

LAST CALL FOR LOVE!

Valentine's Day is a mere 2 days away - have you submitted your #birbloveis photo yet?  Don't miss your chance to win an awesome prize by showing the world your birb love!  Enter our Valentine's Day 'Love Is..." Contest to win a prize for your birb photo creativity!   Follow @BirbObserver on Twitter or BirbObserver … Continue reading LAST CALL FOR LOVE!

Love is in the Air – and on the Wing!

Roses are red Violets are blue You love your birb - and winning free stuff too! Enter our Valentine's Day 'Love Is..." Contest to win a prize for your birb photo creativity! Follow @BirbObserver on Twitter or BirbObserver on Instagram or Facebook, post your bird-related photo with a caption that begins with "Love is...", and tag … Continue reading Love is in the Air – and on the Wing!

Keeping our Birbs Safe!

by Tiellover Word went out from a local bird club about a tragic case of dog vs. bird.  A 30 year-old double yellow-headed Amazon had played regularly with the family dog, without incident.  The bird was allowed to roam the floors freely and walked up to the dog's food dish.  The bird, being a bird, … Continue reading Keeping our Birbs Safe!