Entries by All Pet Birds

How do you know when birds are sick?

How do you know when birds are sick? by Anonymous How do you know when birds are sick? Answer: If you have any reason to believe that your bird is sick, you should immediately take him or her to a certified avian veterinarian. It can actually be very difficult to tell when a bird is […]

How fast can parakeets fly?

How fast can parakeets fly? How fast can parakeets fly? Answer: We’re not quite sure. It would probably depend on the bird and whether or not his or her wings are clipped and if he or she has been flight trained. We do know that if a parakeet’s wings aren’t clipped, they can fly fast […]

How many hours do parrots need to sleep?

How many hours do parrots need to sleep? by Tracy (South Africa East London) How many hours sleep does the bird need to sleep? Answers: Hi Tracy, Parrots need 12-14 hours of sleep per day. If they don’t get enough sleep, they can become quite “grumpy”. Also, don’t think they are sleeping just because they […]

How to Choose the Proper Bird Cage

How to Choose the Proper Bird Cage Getting a pet can be very exciting – there is the anticipation of having a new friend to care for and get to know, and the fun of buying cute toys and accessories. Maybe you’ve already met the bird you want to take home at a local rescue […]

How to stop my Parrotlet from biting

How to stop my Parrotlet from biting by Lisa (Ayer, Ma.) Hello, I have a Parrotlet that is just under a year. Although he always wants me to hold him, he has been nipping and biting when I hold him. Is there a way to break this behavior? He’s very attached to me and is […]

I have an injured bird

I have an injured bird by Tazin (Dhaka,Bangladesh) Hello,i have a white asian cuckoo bird which was healthy and quite active before injury ,all of a sudden i found that my bird got injury in its head due to which bleeding happened a lot, its feathers of head are also gone,its eye also got injured […]

I want to buy a Cockatiel

I want to buy a Cockatiel by Aaruni (Singapore) I want to buy a Cockatiel but the problem is that I don’t stay at home for 6 hours because of my school and there is nobody to take take care of the bird for that 6 hours. So is it good for the bird and […]

Identical Budgies

Identical Budgies by Joann Wilber (Kalispell, MT) Twin Budgies Hi, I was just wondering how often a budgie will have identical twin babies (double-yolked egg), and if anyone else out there raising budgies has had that happen. Answer: This situation is actually pretty rare. And even when it does happen, they rarely make it beyond […]

Is it right for me?

Is it right for me? by Carissa (Canada) Bird Collage I made I have never owned a bird but I am anxious to own one. I am in school from 8 25 a.m. to 2 30 p.m. but I leave around 7 45 a.m. and get back around 3 00 pm. That is a full […]