Identify a budgie male or female by its cere’s color

As a pet budgie’s owner, you need to identify its sex firstly if you want to pair it with an opposite sex. The most simple and common way to identify a budgie’s sex is to observe its nose cere’s color. But budgies at different age have different colors. An adult budgie who has pure white […]

Treat the parrot beak’s fungal infection with tea tree oil

I found by chance my parrot’s low beak had some plaques with pitting marks/small holes on the root. I searched online and know it’s a fungal infection that’s also called “dermatophytosis”. The most suggested treatment is to apply a layer of white Vaseline on the affected area. This is to isolate the fungi from oxygen, then […]

Treatment for the bird who catch a cold

A bird also catches a cold. This is a common thing that happens mostly on baby birds. Baby birds are weak and their feathers are not fully developed, so when they can get a cold easily! When birds get a cold, they often tuck their heads under wings with fluffed feathers, appear no appetite, inactive and sleepy. Finally […]

The hummingbird-like moth : Hummingbird Hawk-moth

Hummingbird Hawk-moth is a moth that looks very much like a hummingbird in flying and appearance. In many areas that are not the inhabits of hummingbirds, many people met hummingbird hawk-moths surprisingly and misjudged them as hummingbirds. Some of them took photos on the moths and posted on some forums with a very confirmed claim that they met a real hummingbird even […]

The parrot’s beak is peeling / flaking

Peeling beak of a parrot is a common sign, it’s natural and normal for most beak peeling cases. A parrot’s beak serves not only in eating, but also as a “hand” in climbing on the cage or tree branches. Like our nails, birds’ peaks are made of keratin and keep growing all the life time […]

The simple ways to distinguish a cockatiel male or female

If you want a pair of cockatiels to give birth to baby cockatiels, you need to put a male cockatiel and a female cockatel together. There are two simple and direct ways to distinguish the sex: observe the dotting marks on the feathers and touch feel the distance of two bones around the cloaca (the […]

How to feed a baby parrot

What to feed a baby parrot You can make by yourself the runny food for baby birds by mixing the below with water. Dog food and/or chicken food and/or human baby food A little human nutritional supplement But due to the baby birds’ immune system isn’t fully developed. excellent hygiene is required when handling the replacement food like dog […]

The Parrot’s Mental Disorder – Depression

Pet birds will also suffer depression. Most cases of depressed pet birds were found on parrots because parrots are high intelligent and extremely emotional among birds, also parrots are the most popular pet birds that people raise. People won’t sense a wild bird depressed. What will a parrot do when it’s depressed? The depressed parrots […]

About stress bars that are found on birds’ feathers

Stress bars are usually seen on the wings and tails of birds as thin, horizontal lines that go across the feather shaft. They can be caused by environmental factors, poor nutritional factors, medical issues or mental issues that are affecting the birds’ hormones during the time the feather is growing.  So these stress bars actually reflect the bird’s healthy condition […]

Skills And Tools For Bird Watching

Bird watching is basically a simple job that you can just start your watching with a binocular. But if you want to enjoy more fun in watching birds, you need to prepare more skills and tools for the bird watching trip. Field guide You need a book of field guide to birds that help you to know what […]