The Importance of Sun to Parrots

Parrots need sunlight. It has been instrumental in the healing of our umbrella cockatoo, Bobo, since he went to live at the Island Parrot Sanctuary in Scotland (and for the mental and physical recovery of all parrots there), and it has helped my birds, too, although they are not emotionally traumatised as Bobo was. If... Continue Reading →

Chop-Chop: Get cooking for Parrots

Chop for parrotsĀ is simpler than you ever imagined: Faster and easier even than grain bakes. As you may guess from this post, I, too, am a chop convert. The concept: Put ingredients into a food processorĀ and press the button to grind it up finely enough that the flock can't pick bits out. It really is... Continue Reading →

Twelve Foods that Can Be Foraging Toys All By Themselves.

Foraging for parrots doesn't have to be hard or take a lot of thought. One of the simplest ways to create a foraging 'situation' is to wrap food up in little paper wrappers. But there are some fabulous foods that are toys all on their own - and this really is foraging for parrots made... Continue Reading →

How To Make A Grain Bake for Parrots.

I have a tendency to procrastinate until I have no reason left to do so, and this extends to projects for the birds. Birdie bread (aka a grain bake) has been on my to-do list for awhile now, but I am notoriously bad at cooking. Seriously, I once blew up a bag of microwave popcorn,... Continue Reading →

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