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
by Sherri Moorer Something strange happened to me in early March: somebody got a bad attitude with me, and I blew up. It was a small thing, but I had a huge reaction that was out of proportion to the offence. I have to admit that I surprised myself. Then I took a look at … Continue reading A Surprising Manifestation of Grief
Morty receives a very disturbing letter from a strange individual about 'bird addiction'. Thinking they may be afflicted with this terrible malady, Morty must quickly diagnose the presenting symptoms and then devise a course of treatment to help this individual avert further addictive behavior! Click here to read what Dr. Mordecai prescribes his distraught patient!
We're excited to announce our new web address - BirbObserver.com! While we work behind the scenes to transfer all of our info over, please check us out and bookmark the new address!
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 Katherine Clarke The last issue of Bird's Eye View illustrated how birds are the "canaries in the coal mine" of climate change. In her current editorial, Katherine asks us all to face the fact that climate change - global warming - is massive and complex. Cutting edge science is not easy to understand and to … Continue reading Bird’s Eye View: Climate Change – #UndoYourPart
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!