Difference Between a Parrotlet and a Budgie (or Parakeet).

There is a big difference between parrotlets and parakeets - more commonly known as Budgerigars, or budgies. First, it's important to note that 'parakeet' refers to a wide range of parrots from around the world. The word itself means simply, 'long tail.' There are many types of parakeets, and yes, budgies are one species of... Continue Reading →

Parrot Facts: What You Never Knew.

Alternatively titled 'a bunch of parrot facts.' I'm, er, kind of bird obsessed. You might have noticed. I enjoy reading about all things feathered, but most especially parrots - and you can imagine that David Attenborough's Life of Birds is just about my favourite documentary ever, as much as I enjoy them all. Here are a few... Continue Reading →

Do I Buy One Bird, or Two?

It's a question I hear often asked. Should I get one bird, or two? I'll say right up front, one - if you want your bird to unconditionally 'love' and interact with you. One, if you purchase a canary. One, if you already own a bird who is used to his or her own cage. However -... Continue Reading →

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