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

Congratulations to our Valentine’s Day Contest Winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered BirbObserver's 'Birbloveis' Valentine's Day Contest, we were deluged with over 50 entries from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!  Each entry was so creative and thoughtful, congratulations to everyone for your submissions - all entries were wonderful! It was difficult selecting the final 3 winners, but after much deliberation, the following entries … Continue reading Congratulations to our Valentine’s Day Contest Winners!

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!

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!

World Wetlands Day: An observation

Tomorrow, February 2nd is World Wetlands Day.  This year's theme is Sustainable Urban Wetlands.  Currently half the world's population lives in urban settings, but by 2050 that figure will be 66 percent.  Shrinking wetlands will not only have huge impacts on wildlife, but their decline also affects the livability of cities. Read the latest Birds … Continue reading World Wetlands Day: An observation

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!