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Northern Parrots Blog: January 2015

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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Find The Right Pet Bird For You With Lafeber's Great New Quiz

Friday, 30th January 2015Written By Lafeber

Lafeber have launched a fantastic new questionnaire on their website to help you decide which species of Parrot is right for you. Answer the questions to learn which bird or Parrot is best for your household. Learn more about the quiz on the link.


5 Myths About Parrot Behaviour You Need to Know

Tuesday, 27th January 2015Written By Barbara Heidenreich

Barbara Heidenreich takes a look at 5 myths surrounding pet Parrot behaviour. Have you ever come across any of these or others? If so why not leave a comment?


Unwanted Parrots and Hand-Rearing

Friday, 23rd January 2015Written By Rosemary Low

Most Parrots sold as companions in the home are hand-reared, but, as Rosemary Law explains, there are numerous problems associated with doing this, so here's what you can do to minimise the risk.


Watch Barbara Heidenreich's Parrot Behaviour Webinars

Wednesday, 21st January 2015Written By Barbara Heidenreich

Barbara Heidenreich's webinars have been very popular recently, but not everyone was able to attend the live events. So the good news is recorded versions of the following popular topics have been made available so that everyone can benefit from these comprehensive resources. Here is more information on what is currently available.


The Dangers of Teflon to Parrots

Tuesday, 20th January 2015Written By Northern Parrots

We have received some unfortunate news from one of our customers who has recently lost their feathered companions through Teflon poisoning.

Because of the tragic passing of his birds, the customer has asked us to raise awareness of this danger to help remind other bird owners to be careful.

So let us remind ourselves of the dangers around our home and what we can do to limit and remove these dangers from our Parrot`s lives.


An Old Parrot - Part 2

Monday, 19th January 2015Written By Dot Schwarz

In Part 2 of her blog, Dorothy Schwartz continues to talk about Joanna Burger's life with her old Amazon Parrot Tiko. She discusses how he is coping with old age, how his behaviour changed around an elderly relative and what he likes to eat every day.


Liberta Cages Endorsed by the World Parrot Trust

Friday, 16th January 2015Written By Northern Parrots

Liberta Cages, the UK's premier supplier of quality bird housing is pleased to announce their latest range of Parrot Cages has now been endorsed by the World Parrot Trust - the first time the charity have made such an endorsement. Read on to find out why...


An Old Parrot - Part 1

Tuesday, 13th January 2015Written By Dot Schwarz

Not many of us Parrot carers will have enjoyed the experience of Professor Joanna Burger who, with her husband Michael Gochfield, shares her life with Tiko, a red-lored Amazon who is now over sixty years old. Joanna wrote a book about her life with Tiko, and Dot Schwarz discusses it here.


The Date of Think Parrots 2015 Has Been Revealed!

Monday, 12th January 2015Written By Northern Parrots

Think Parrots 2015 is happening later on this year, and the exact date has now been announced, along with details of master classes, guest speakers and the location. Read on to learn more.


2015 Parrot Shows in the UK

Friday, 9th January 2015Written By Northern Parrots

The avian and pet industry is gearing up for a busy 2015 with plenty of shows and exhibitions planned throughout the year.

Here is a rundown of some of them.


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