bird

A bird's eye view of a life in flight.

Jessie White4 days ago
Backyard Chickens (Pt. 3)
The chicks arrival and the time since they got here has been a bit hectic. My daughter went from excited protector to a distracted child. It happens. Then she shifted again to mother hen and now back ...
Jessie White6 days ago
Backyard Chickens (Pt. 2)
So, we've got chickens coming. (Well, now they're here, but I'm writing this a bit late.) The biggest job when you're waiting on your chicks is to prepare for them. There are a number of things to be ...
Jessie White13 days ago
Backyard Chickens
It was a late afternoon on a steamy May day. First things first, I don't handle the heat well and early summer was firmly rooted in place. My daughter and I were stuck in traffic. The endless road wor...
Rick Beneteaua month ago
Holy Crow!
I crawled into bed after an especially exasperating, work-filled Sunday, flipping through the television channels trying to find something at least quasi-intelligent to watch, as is one of my usual wi...
Munjeeta Sohal10 months ago
“We Don't Deal with Morals, We Deal with the Law”
This morning I set my alarm for half past four, and was out of the house before dawn. Not for work, but to go to a slaughterhouse in East London. I was going to bear witness to a truck carrying a carg...
So You Want a Parrot?
Ever thought about getting a parrot? I didn't but here I am and I am going to give you the facts. Meet my feathered friend Poncho. He's beautiful, isn't he? Beware, though, because sometimes what you ...
Holden Greena year ago
Why You Should Take Up Birding
Perhaps you've seen them down at the park, at a nature reserve, or at a lake. People peering up into the trees with binoculars, or finding an ordinary-looking bush very fascinating for some reason. Ma...
Ada Kaiaa year ago
Conservation of Birds—Based on Bridget Strutchbury's 'Silence of the Songbirds'
On a broad, planetary scope, birds face a variety of threats, such as climate change, habitat deforestation, and degradation and other human impacts, such as the impact of pesticides. Since many birds...
Graciee onlinea year ago
5 Tips on Bonding with Your Bird
What many people don't realize about birds is that they are very intelligent and very social. So when you have a pet bird it's important to include them in your everyday life. As a college student who...
Getting a Cockatiel
Choosing to get a cockatiel is always such a great choice. They make friendly, sweet friends who if you gain their trust, are sure to make the best companions.
K.D. Sisowatha year ago
5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Cockatiel
Cockatiels are wonderful birds to have as pets. They are fun, loving, and overall a great companion to have! As awesome as they are, they do in fact come with a few demands as pets. Here are 5 things ...
Katy Randoma year ago
I Have a Cockatiel
I have a cockatiel and her name is Barbie. This is our story so far. When I first started looking for a bird, I was really excited and I wanted a big bird. Like a really really big bird! So I talked t...
Lexie Chanellea year ago
What You Aren’t Told Prior to Owning a Bird
I remember being so excited buying my first bird. He was a month old green cheek conure and I named him Luthor. I was ecstatic and overwhelmed and completely in love with this little guy the moment I ...
Raising Miniature Ducks
Call ducks (miniature ducks) were bred in the 19th century in Great Britain from Dutch lines of decoy ducks. They were bred to be super small so that they could lure wild ducks into traps and be able ...
Izzy Gibsona year ago
Why Owls Don't Make Good Pets
We are all fascinated by owls. Perhaps it is their huge forward facing eyes and 'cute and cuddly' appearance, the things that in fact make them fierce hunters, or perhaps it is down to the multiple st...
Renee Garciaa year ago
Cockatiels
There are hundreds of beautiful parrots out there that can make amazing companions. However, not all parrots are good beginner birds. One of the best beginner parrots is the Cockatiel. Get ready for t...
a year ago
On Being Friends with Your Food
J is one of my closest friends. He was rescued at six weeks old from a man attempting to kill this innocent ball of fluff, eyes still baby blue. I constantly ask myself how anyone could be so cruel. H...
Emily Heana year ago
My Journey With Noah
My family purchased our 4-month old African Grey on June 18, 2017. He had little black eyes, a short red tail, and the tiniest of chirps. Noah cuddled in my lap the entire car ride home, and I was imm...