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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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Double Yellow Headed Amazon

Double Yellow Headed Amazon Fact Sheet

Thanks to Rosemary Low for this interesting article about the Double Yellow Headed Amazon Scientific name:  Amazona oratrix Adult length:  36 to 38cm (14-15in). Adult weight:  about  500g (18oz). Potential lifespan:  60 years. Click here for everything you need for Double Yellow Headed Amazons. Origin:  Found only in Mexico, it occurs in Pacific and Atlantic woodlands, […]

African Grey

African Grey Fact Sheet

Rosemary Low has more information on the African Grey Parrot. Scientific name: Psittacus erithacus Common name(s): Grey Parrot, African Grey Adult length:  33cm (13in) Adult wingspan: Approx. 64-70cm (25-28in) Adult weight: Big variation and males usually heavier – approx. 380-480g Potential lifespan: 50-55 years For everything you need for African Greys please click here. Status in […]

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Find a Vet: Avian Vets in South East England

A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in South East England and London. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is top priority, […]

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Avian Vets in the Midlands

Avian vets in the Midlands. A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in the Midlands. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is […]

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Avian Vets in Wales

Avian vets in Wales A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in Wales. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is top priority, […]

Cockatiel Fact Sheet

Here is everything you need to know about a Cockatiel. Scientific name:Nymphicus hollandicus Common names: Cockatiel; Quarrion in Australia Adult length:32cm (12 ½ in) Wingspan:about 50cm (20in) Adult weight: about 100g Potential lifespan: 20 to 30 years. Click here for everything you need for Cockatiels. Status in wild:Common in some regions, especially in the north. However, the long, […]

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Avian Vets in Yorkshire & North East England

A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in Yorkshire and North East England. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is top priority, […]

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Avian Vets In North West England

A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in North West England. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is top priority, if you […]

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Avian Vets in Scotland

A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in  Scotland. Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health and well being of your pet is top priority, if you require and […]

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Avian Vets in South West England

Here is our list of avian vets in South West England: A handy list of RCVS qualified Avian vets in South West England.  Find the nearest Avian Vet to you in our guide below. Or, for a full list of Avian Vets in the UK by region or outside the UK click here.  The health […]

Rosemary Low

About Rosemary Low

Find out about Rosemary Low.  Rosemary Low is a British aviculturist, ornithologist, conservationist, writer and expert on Parrots. She started her career as a writer for the magazine, Cage and Aviary Birds. At that time, she had a collection of about 50 Parrots. Career She later spent nearly eight years in the Canary Islands where […]

Liz Wilson

About Liz Wilson

We’re extremely sorry to hear that Liz Wilson passed away on Saturday 13th April 2013. Liz lived and worked with Parrots for nearly 50 years and dedicated her life to improving avian knowledge and care. She was a talented author and speaker and we were privileged to have her write for us for a number […]