Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later

Andy Morffew's Photography BirdPhotos.com By Mary Caton Bird migration is the movement of bird species along north and south flyways in North America at certain times of the year. Most often birds in the northern hemisphere fly south during cold weather months and return to their breeding grounds when weather warms up. On December 22, … Continue reading Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later

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

Petition Demanding Instagram Improve Its Rules Against Animal Cruelty

by Ashley Tangkilissan I am Ashley Tangkilissan and the operator of Instagram account @HaruYukiBun. I am a proud bunny mom of two males, named Haru and Yuki. I am married to the love of my life for 6 years and we have been together for twice that. I met my husband when I was 12 … Continue reading Petition Demanding Instagram Improve Its Rules Against Animal Cruelty

Budgies: Popularity With a Problem

by Mariah Hughes Budgerigars - or, affectionately, budgies - may be the most popular pet bird species in the world: most major pet stores sell them for the cost of a quick lunch and aviculturists breed them with ease. Their minute stature makes keeping a small flock cheap and relatively easy. Though they are tiny, … Continue reading Budgies: Popularity With a Problem