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

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

The Round Up – March 15

By S Katherine Clarke, with Sarah Ludick In this edition, Katherine and Sarah have once again assembled together several excellent photos, videos and stories from around the social media universe.  From 'Spring watch" to an in-depth look the Facebook group BirdSquad, readers will enjoy a wonderful ensemble of current 'bird happenings' from Twitter, Instagram and … Continue reading The Round Up – March 15

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

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!

Countdown to Love!

Valentine's Day is almost here, don't miss out on 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 on Instagram or Facebook, post your bird-related photo with a … Continue reading Countdown to Love!