Backyard Bird life

When we built our previous house on a large piece of partly cleared land in a bushland setting there was a lot of native vegetation and undergrowth and we were delighted that we had quite a few species of birds, including lots of small birds such as

More About Birds

Having birds around your home can be a lot of fun, whether you're keeping them purely as pets, breeding them or simply enjoying whatever turns up in your garden. If you want to entice native birds into your garden, you need to provide an environmen

More About Birds

Having birds around your home can be a lot of fun, whether you're keeping them purely as pets, breeding them or simply enjoying whatever turns up in your garden. If you want to entice native birds into your garden, you need to provide an environmen

Birds And Their Antics

We tend to take birds for granted. But there's a funny side to a lot of different birds if only we take the time to appreciate them. We've all heard about the crazy antics of a pet Cockatoo or Galah but birds in the wild have their own personalities

Preparing For Your New Feathered Addition

Dogs are known to be man's best friend and cats are known to be elegant, independent and sometimes another version of man's best friend. Then you have the somewhat unorthodox pets such as lizards, turtles, snakes and spiders that some people like to

Birds Can Be Clever

We tend to take native creatures for granted but many of them have a personality of their own. Take birds for example. They can be fascinating if we take the time to watch them going about their daily routine of feeding bathing or just hanging around

Buying A Bird Cage

So you've decided to enhance your life by bringing a bird into your home or maybe you're planning on having an aviary full of birds and going in for breeding. Perhaps it's somewhere in between. Whatever the case, you need to sort out first and foremo

Tips About Wing Clipping

There are differing opinions about clipping your bird's wings. Some people see it in the same light as docking a puppy's tail but there's nothing inhumane about it if done properly by someone who knows what they're doing and takes proper care. It can

Tips on Choosing a Bird Cage

Deciding to bring birds into your home is likely to have the effect of making a substantial change in your lifestyle so it is not something you do just do on the spur of the moment. Likewise, selecting the right cage is also something you need to tak

Bird Perches – Choosing The Right Ones

When I first started keeping birds quite some years ago, no-one seemed to give much thought to things like perches. You just broke off some tree branches and stuck them in the cage or aviary or, if you had just a small cage, a couple of lengths of do