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Common Grackle

Common Grackle

Detailed bird profile of the common grackle: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see and attract common grackles.
Learn About the 6 Most Popular Parrot Types

Learn About the 6 Most Popular Parrot Types

The number of different parrot breeds you can choose from is extensive. You have to make sure you pick the breed that fits into your lifestyle.
How to Convert a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop

How to Convert a Playhouse to a Chicken Coop

Chickens are fun and easy-to-care-for nontraditional pets. They provide eggs and enjoyment to owners on farms and in cities. The sudden rise in hobby chicken raising has led to innovative chicken coop designs that range from complicated and cute to basic and plain, but a simple structure that minimi
Fieldfare Bird Identification

Fieldfare Bird Identification

The Fieldfare is a European native bird (of the thrush family of birds) that migrates throughout Northern Europe and Asia. There are many types of thrush birds that look similar to one another, but there are certain key ways to identify a bird as a fieldfare by simply looking at its physical attribu
How to Determine a Parrot's Gender

How to Determine a Parrot's Gender

With very few exceptions, parrots are sexually monomorphic. This means that you cannot determine the gender of the bird by looking at it. Unlike mammals, parrots have reproductive organs that are internal--with the exception of the cloaca, which is identical in both sexes. The easiest and least expe
The Proper Placement of Bluebird Houses

The Proper Placement of Bluebird Houses

Bluebirds are fun to observe for their color and wonderful to have around because they help control insect populations. But even the finest bluebird house can fail to attract these picky creatures if it is not placed just to their liking. There are a few key factors to consider when you select the r
How to Attract Birds to Feeders

How to Attract Birds to Feeders

If you've set up a bird feeder to no avail, there are several things you can do that will help attract birds to your feeders. Birds are continually looking for safe places to establish a home that is convenient to water and nourishment. Adding elements in and around your property, in addition to bir
Basic Parrot Instincts

Basic Parrot Instincts

Why do they do what they do anyway? In the most basic sense, it comes down to one thing - Instinct. Whether parrots are in the rainforest, the plains or your living room, they have the SAME instincts. Parrot instinct is hard wired behavior that we need to learn to work WITH, not against. Working wit
Mallard in Flight

Mallard in Flight

Mallard in Flight
Building Chicken Hen Arks in Your Backyard - Easier Done Than Said!

Building Chicken Hen Arks in Your Backyard - Easier Done Than Said!

Building chicken arks may be easier than you think! But many people make the mistake of making an investment without even doing enough research and finding out the best deal there is....
Bird Identification Tips

Bird Identification Tips

Identification tips for wild birds, including how to identify birds and challenging bird species identifications.
Build a Bird House with These Free Plans!

Build a Bird House with These Free Plans!

There are many free bird house plans available online, and this list of resources includes tips for choosing the right plan and a selection of bird houses available for different species.
Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Detailed bird profile of the song sparrow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting song sparrows to your backyard.
Learn Your Hummers With This Hummingbird Identification Chart

Learn Your Hummers With This Hummingbird Identification Chart

Hummingbird identification chart for all species in the United States and Canada. Includes key field marks, range and other ID clues.
The African Grey Parrot

The African Grey Parrot

The most amazing parrot is the African Grey Parrot. It is wonderful to look at, very charming and has great intelligence level. From four and half thousand years, the African Grey Parrot has been kept as a pet.
Pet Bird Toys - Making the Right Choice

Pet Bird Toys - Making the Right Choice

Once you get the necessities for your pet bird, toys are the next purchase. If you are not familiar with birds, you may not realize how important it is to keep the bird stimulated. A happy bird needs to be entertained especially when you cannot be near the cage all the time to entertain the little p
Common Bronzewing

Common Bronzewing

Common Bronzewing
Facts on the Green Hummingbird

Facts on the Green Hummingbird

The tiny and charming hummingbird is found only in the Americas. Of the roughly 340 species of hummingbirds, only about 23 kinds have been seen in the United States.
Expert Tips For Breeding Budgies

Expert Tips For Breeding Budgies

Breeding budgies is a time-consuming but rewarding task.If you want to breed these birds, there are a few things you will need to know.Here are a few tips to make the experience a bit easier for you.