Do you censor what your birds watch and listen to? In her latest article, Sherri asks herself and fellow companion bird owners to ponder what their birbs are watching on TV or listening to on the radio. Do birds respond to more then sights and sounds? Do they react to actual content? Sherri asks if … Continue reading Bird Censoring?
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
To all those feisty, fun and fabulous Budgies out there, we at BirbObserver wish you happy World Budgie Day! Facebook follower Diana Shatswell's Levi and Teal are anticipating special treats and extra scritchies on this their special day! Happy World Budgie Day!
Thanks to everyone for responding so positively to The Round Up - we couldn't assemble such awesome photos, videos and stories every two weeks without you, our contributors and readers!! With such overwhelming support for BirbObserver and The Round Up, we acknowledge that the page takes a while to download because of the over abundance … Continue reading The Round Up Archives is Here!
by Mariah Hughes As winter's chill melts away, giving way to long-missed sunny days, bird owners often feel eager to let their feathered family members enjoy the warmth and fresh air of spring. As tempting as it may be to place your bird's cage outside as you go about your day, outside time can be … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Enjoying Time Outside
...the next thing I knew I was booted out on my butt. As I hit the grass with a thud, I awoke... What a nightmare! I'll never eat pizza before bedtime again! Was it the pizza or did it actually happen? Morty has taken it upon himself to get to the bottom of some questionable … Continue reading Detective Morty on the Case!
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
by Mariah Hughes Life can be challenging. The world is increasingly fast-paced and complicated. The landscape that we attempt to navigate for ourselves and our loved ones is rapidly changing. In the hustle and stress of day-to-day life, it is easy to lose sight of ourselves. Days run together and the weight of the world … Continue reading Birds as Meditation
Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history. Consider the following insightful and moving poem from English poet John Clare (1793 – 1864): The Yellowhammer's Nest BY JOHN CLARKE Just by the wooden brig a bird flew up, Frit by the cowboy as he scrambled down To reach … Continue reading Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest