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Why Do Parrots Need UV Light?

UV light is so important to the health and wellbeing of your Parrot. Read on to learn why UVA and UVB light is recommended, how they help and the effects if birds don’t get enough UV light This is why Parrots Need UV Light… During the summer months your Parrot will have been outside more, […]

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Northern Parrots Pop-up Shop

Northern Parrots Pop-up Shop and Sale Days

You’ll find all the latest information on our Pop-Up Shop and Sale days here. Our next events: Cage Clearance Sale and Pop-up Shop When: Sat 17th and Sun 18th June 2023, between 10am and 4pm. Sat July 15th and Sunday July 16th July 2023 between 10am and 4pm. Where: Unit 21 Cuba Estate, Bolton Road […]

Parrot harnesses

Competition Time

Don’t miss your chance to win an Aviator Parrot Harness! There’s 7 up for grabs (1 of each size), worth £34.99 each. Each lucky winner can choose their preferred colour*. For your chance to win one of these amazing harnesses, send us photos of your Parrot / you and your Parrot enjoying the outdoors safely […]

Cockatiel toy

Northern Parrots National Cockatiel Day

We’re celebrating Cockatiel Day on Thursday May 18th and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Use the #CockatielDay on social media to show you’re getting involved and share your pictures of your Tiel enjoying the day. Our Facebook friends Feathered Friends are getting involved too. Facts Like previous years, we’re going to be sharing […]

More then one pellet

Avoid This Parrot Food Nightmare

Like you, we always want to make sure your Parrot’s favourite food is in stock and ready for them to enjoy. However, occasionally supplies can run low or even run out entirely. What a nightmare! Especially if your feathered friend is only ever fed the same food day in, day out, and the next time […]

feather tail parrot rescue

About Feather Tail Parrot Rescue

At Northern Parrots we are always happy to help charities where we can. So we’d like to tell you more about Feather Tail Parrot Rescue. Address: 48 Marston Road B29 5LT Contact telephone number: 07398 656760 or 07920 005590 Contact Email(s) Website: Date established: 01/10/2022 Registered charity number: 1201734 How and why did […]

Parrot play stands

Parrot Play Stands, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Elaine Henley tells us more about Parrot play stands. About Elaine Henley Elaine Henley P.G.Dip CABC Elaine Henley is registered as a Clinical Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and a Full Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors – where she is the Treasurer. Working with a variety of species; […]

Eclectus Day

Get Involved With Eclectus Day

It’s April, so it’s time to celebrate another of our popular Parrot species. This month, on April 20th, we’re celebrating Eclectus Parrots, together with our friends over at Feathered Friends. Post your pictures of you and your Eclectus enjoying Eclectus Day and we’ll pick one to win a small prize. Facts on Eclectus Parrots Eclectus Parrots are famous […]

Parrot intelligence

Parrot Intelligence – Part 4

Dot Schwarz tells us more about Parrot intelligence. Has your Parrot recently done or said something so unusual that you are puzzled and bewildered by the apparent cleverness. Here’s an example some time ago from my pet Greys Artha and Casper’s behaviour. The square red sweet biscuit tin was often left on the kitchen table […]

Chirpy the Budgie

Meet My Parrot – Chirpy The Budgie

We’d like you to meet Chirpy the Budgie and her owner Pamela Nicholls. Chirpy is 6 years old and was hand raised after being rejected by parents. She has an adopted sister Pipsqueak who is a rescued lost Budgie. Chirpy is a very affectionate bird who loves to give kisses and snuggles. She loves toys […]

Bird first aid box

What Should Be In Your Parrot’s First Aid Box?

This is what should be in your Parrot’s first aid box. Please be advised that supplements are for birds on a poor diet which needs boosting. They are not a first aid item. Also, as a rule you shouldn’t use any two products at the same time, as the birds can overdose on fat soluble […]

Squidge the Senegal

Meet My Parrot – Squidge The Senegal

Thanks to Rebecca Davis for telling us about her Senegal Squidge. This is Squidge, 13-year-old male Senegal. Why did you choose a Senegal? I wasn’t looking to adopt a Senegal specifically; I just fell for him the first time we met. He is so affectionate and has bags of personality but can also be a […]

What Is World Budgie Day?

It’s World Budgie Day on March 16th so if you own a Budgerigar or just love these smaller members of the Parrot family then read on. Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans celebrated the day with his listeners in 2012 so let’s hope he marks the occasion again. He originally believed it was Budget Day but […]