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Do You Wear the Right Birding Hat?

Say hats off to birding with the right birding hat for comfort and practicality. These tips can help you choose the best hat for your birding needs.

How to Bond With an African Gray Bird

The African gray parrot is considered the best talker of any parrot species and as intelligent as a 5-year old human child. The birds can easily live 80 years under ideal conditions, are sensitive and loving, and typically bond closely with one person. An African gray requires love, interaction and

About Bird Nests

Birds build nests to protect their eggs and young from weather and predators. Types of nests vary depending on habitat and reproductive needs. Nesting materials are numerous. Some species of birds also use nests to attract mates. The male village weaver builds a nest to impress a potential mate. If

The Best Pet Bird for Children

A bird can be an appropriate pet for a child if a few things are taken into consideration before heading off to the pet store or breeder. You should base your decision on both the breed's temperament and your child's maturity level and personality. Also, keep in mind that birds can live as long a

History of the Parakeet

Parakeets, or budgerigars, are hardy, small birds that are naturally social. The Egyptians were the first to keep birds in captivity, and Queen Hatsheput (1504-1482 B.C.), actually had a zoo that included birds, according to Julie Rach Mancini's book, "Parakeet." Birdkeeping spread to ancient Greece

How to Build a Little Bird House

A wide variety of colorful birds grace the skies of North America. Birds such as bluebirds, finches, robins and woodpeckers bring new life and entertainment to everyday life. Bird watching is an enjoyable activity for children of all ages as well as for adults. Build a small bird house and encourage

Five Finch Breeding Tips

Tips to keep in mind when breeding finches. Sexing or identifying the sex of your birds, items needed for breeding, things to look for during reproduction, weaning and separation.

How to Care for Silkies

Unique, personable and endearing are just a few words used by silkie owners to describe the breed. Typically raised as pets or egg layers, silkes are renowned for their broody nature, and excel at raising not only their own young, but also the young of other birds, including water fowl. They respond

GBWC, The 2nd Global Bird Watcher's Conference 2012

The 2nd Global Bird Watchers' Conference being held from January 19-22, 2012, is an endeavour to not only showcase this strength of Gujarat; but importantly to also deliberate on how to prese

Birds - The Budgerigar

All you need to know about the Budgerigar's environment, how to train a budgerigar and how to choose one as a pet.

Buying a Tripod Spotting Scope

Bird watching, star gazing, hunting, and other pursuits can be improved through the use of a tripod spotting scope. It is critical to point out that you will certainly not be able to get the most out

Parrot Lovers

Ever wonder why parrot loves play such an important part in the development of young parrots? This question will be answered on this article for parrot lovers. If you want to become a birds lover, then it is much better to start growing with a parrot lovers' carefully reared parrot. Becoming th