Welcome to our Blog page. Here you'll find lots of useful information about Everything for your Parrot. There's expert blogs & articles from Rosemary Low, the late Liz Wilson, Mike Simmons, Dorothy Schwarz and Barbara Heidenreich to name a few.
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Rosemary Low take a look at the Princess of Wales Parrot. This charming looking bird has won over many a bird keeper with their friendly and attractive personality. Although they are relatively easy to keep, they do require a lot of space.
Rosemary Low takes a look at these distinctive little white-breasted Parrots which she feels have a lot going for them as companion birds: they are small, yet highly active and easily intrigued. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of caring for Black-headed Caiques.
The Alexandrine is an extremely handsome bird with plumage of a fine texture. In many respects they are very endearing and can learn to mimic. They might even be described as the “Macaw of the Old World”.
The genus consists of six beautiful and elegant little parakeets, two of which are extremely popular with breeders -- the Splendid (Neophema splendida) and the Turquoisine (N.pulchella). The Elegant (N.elegans) and the Blue-winged (N.chrysostoma) are also well represented in aviculture. The Rock Parakeet (N.petrophila) is kept by a small number of Australian breeders.
Sweet, endearing with a charming character, Moluccan Cockatoos may seem like a wonderful choice as a pet Parrot, but as Rosemary Low explains, they and other species of White Cockatoos are anything but the ideal.
Thinking about getting a bird or Parrot as a pet or companion? In this article Liz Wilson looks at some of the more popular species of Parrots kept as pets and discusses their negative attributes, in order to create a little balance against all the positives a feathered friend brings.
Ever wondered which species of Parrot is one of Rosemary Low's favourites? Find out some background information on the Yellow-fronted / Yellow-crowned Amazon and why Rosemary believes they are one of the best Amazon Parrots to be kept as a pet.
Find out more about the Quaker Parakeet (or Monk Parakeet as they are sometimes known) as Rosemary Low provides some very useful information on many aspects of caring for these playful and friendly birds.
Green-winged Macaws have one of the most powerful beaks in the Parrot world. Rosemary Low provides some background information on Green-winged Macaws and what it entails to care for these gentle giants.
Rosemary Low takes a closer look at the Blue Fronted Amazon, covering some background information on their distribution and wild populations, alongside how suitable they are as pet Parrots and how to care for them.
Rosemary Low is a well known and respected avian expert. Her career has seen her keepand breed birds and Parrots, write for numerous publications, as well as being a curator for both Loro Parqu and Palmitos Park. Read on to find out more...