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Water: Simply Perfect

Today’s post by guest blogger Shauna Roberts (FeedingFeathers) is all about water. Some things might seem complicated when it comes to nutrition for parrots, but when it come to water, simple and basic is best! Water makes up a large percentage of body weight and is critical for life. Once in the body water becomes […]

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There’s a hole in my wall!

Being so close to their wild ancestors creates unique problems with owning a parrot as a pet. Parrots are naturally “prey animals” (ie. predators eat them: parrots are “prey”) and as such flock together in large groups as protection against predators. Parrots have loud calls so that they can communicate with their flock, and to […]

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Macaw in captivity

Parrots often resort to self-mutilation in captivity. Links for more information: No easy answers to feather-picking

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Macaws in captivity

Parrots often resort to self-mutilation in captivity.

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Green-winged Macaws

The Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropterus), also known as the Green-winged Macaw, is a large mostly-red macaw of the Ara genus. This is the largest of the Ara genus, widespread in the forests and woodlands of northern and central South America. However, in common with other macaws, in recent years there has been a marked decline […]

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