Greenwing Macaws Join Flock in the Bird Hall

01-09-2012 Today is a really exciting day here at the bird school. As you know I had four Greenwing macaw parrots in my bedroom – unflighted / handicapped birds which could not be safely placed in the bird hall. Miss Lizzie’s horribly mauled flight feathers have been growing back over . . . more

Cage almost kills monk parakeet

zinc poisoning through parrot cage

by Sabrina Gärtner

A beautiful Sunday afternoon. Just before 2 pm my pair of monk parakeets, Lumpi and Azzurra, fly to their feeding bowls to splurge on parrot mash. I am relaxing on the sofa, reading a book, when I suddenly hear a strange noise from the direction of my . . . more

German minimum requirements for the keeping of parrots

Report on the minimum requirements for the care of parrots, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumers – unofficial translation (to original report) 10th January 1995

I. General Information

Parrots (Psittacidae) are social birds that are found on every continent except Europe. They populate different habitats, for example tropical . . . more