It’s A Birb Thing: Playtime is Anytime!

In our August issue of It's A Birb Thing, Cheeks decides that she'd rather play with her new toy - undercover,  than listen to mom and go to sleep.   by Lavender  

Feathered Frenzy: Bird Brains: They’re Bigger Than You Think!

Sherri's latest Feathered Frenzy article delves into the intelligence and perceptiveness of our parrot companions. When someone says 'bird brain', they are actually describing a sentient being that can, and does, interact and react to their human and environmental surroundings in a way that is very similar to humans. Sherri describes how Zack and Bubbles … Continue reading Feathered Frenzy: Bird Brains: They’re Bigger Than You Think!

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Blue — National Geographic Society Newsroom

For many years, scientists have known of how the red or yellow colour of feathers is achieved. These colours come from pigments in food the birds eat, meaning that they are diet based. One of the challenges in avian colour has been to figure out how the #blue colour is achieved. Interestingly, it came to… via … Continue reading Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Blue — National Geographic Society Newsroom