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!

To the PerchMobile Mum: Beneath the Cage Grate

In the August 2019 edition of Beneath the Cage Grate, Morty tells of a very trying July.  He tells of his continued sparring with the distrustful Alexa, and his horror when he and his demonic roommate are left to terrorize the birdsitters when mum goes on a short 'vacation'. Find out how Morty manages to … Continue reading To the PerchMobile Mum: Beneath the Cage Grate

Bird’s ID – American Flamingo — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

American Flamingo The American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) is a large species of flamingo closely related to the greater flamingo and Chilean flamingo. It is the only flamingo that naturally inhabits North America. The American flamingo is a large wading bird with reddish-pink plumage. Like all flamingos, it lays a single chalky white egg on a […] … Continue reading Bird’s ID – American Flamingo — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

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

Birds are admired for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. Yes, birds contribute to the environment directly and indirectly. This is often called “Ecosystem Services”. Many ecologically important plants require pollination by birds, and some birds… via … Continue reading Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: July — National Geographic Society Newsroom

Project 366 – Post No. 099 – Brown-headed cowbird — The Birds are Calling

What is Project 366? Read more here! Intermingled with the massive bison were these small brown birds that were mostly hiding in the tall grass and occasionally emerging and landing on the back of a bison before diving down into the grass again. These were Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater), a species commonly associated with grazing […] … Continue reading Project 366 – Post No. 099 – Brown-headed cowbird — The Birds are Calling