Posts in category Birds

Bird Photo Gallery

Bird Photo Gallery

There are many species of birds in the world today, and beneath are just a short selection that form our Bird Photo Gallery. There are of course many more bird breeds that we could include in this gallery and please check back as we will be adding more photo’s over time. If you have any photo’s of […]

Chickens / Ducks

Chickens / Ducks

Chickens or Ducks are not what you would normally consider but these can make fantastic pets, providing you have the right set-up and zoning to keep them. Both can be very engaging, friendly and entertaining – and will “earn their keep” by providing eggs and pest control for your garden. They can be easily tamed […]

Lovebirds

Lovebirds

Lovebirds are so named because of their habit of sitting in pairs and preening each other, these sweet-natured and friendly birds make great pets. They are hardy creatures which can tolerate extreme temperatures, especially cold weather and they are busy and active birds which love company, so need to be kept in pairs.

Canaries

Canaries

Canaries are valued for their wonderful song, these little birds make great pets for people that enjoy music. They come in a wide variety of colours, although the yellow canary is perhaps the most commonly seen. Although these birds cannot be held or petted like many parrot species, they are a rewarding and easy species […]

Finches

Finches

Finches are delicate little birds that come in a variety of beautiful colours and patterns, with perhaps the Zebra finch being the most common. They need to be surrounded by their own kind and should at least be kept in pairs. Their care is undemanding and they will make friendly, cheeky, merry little companions. Particularly […]

Parrots

Parrots

Parrots are very popular and incredibly beautiful and also make good pet birds, having an inquisitive and quite talkative nature. They are very social birds and require much stimulation to remain happy and healthy. Males and females are strikingly different in appearance. Parrots grow to around 35cm, are considered very active during the day and […]

Cockatiels

Cockatiels

Cockatiels are known for their distinctive yellow heads and bright red cheek spots and these medium sized birds make lovable pets. They are very playful and love to climb, so a variety of swings, ladders and ropes in its cage should be provided. In the wild, cockatiels live in large flocks and mate for life […]

Doves and Pigeons

Doves and Pigeons

Doves and Pigeons actually make excellent pets. They are attractive, quiet, unobtrusive, have a calming, gentle voice, are fairly easy to tame, generally healthy and hardy, active but not demanding, require little maintenance and are usually inexpensive. They are easy to breed and make excellent parents. The main difference between doves and pigeons is based […]

Budgies

Budgies

Budgies (or Budgerigars) are friendly, quickly tamed, curious and sociable so it is no surprise that they are the most popular of all domestic birds worldwide. They make a pleasant chirping sound and can learn to imitate speech. Easy to care and maintain, they make great pets – particularly for older children who have the […]

Training Finches

Training Finches

Finches are delicate little birds that come in a variety of beautiful colours and patterns, with perhaps the Zebra finch being the most common. For Training Finches, they need to be surrounded by their own kind and should at least be kept in pairs. Their care is undemanding and they will make friendly, cheeky, merry […]

Training Parrots

Training Parrots

Training Parrots can be a long difficult process. Although Parrots are incredibly beautiful and make good pet birds, having an inquisitive and quite talkative nature. They are fairly social birds and require much stimulation to remain happy and healthy. Males and female Parrots are strikingly different in appearance. Parrots grow to around 35cm, are active […]

Training Cockatiels

Training Cockatiels

Cockatiels are known for their distinctive yellow heads and bright red cheek spots and these medium sized birds make lovable pets. Training Cockatiels to do as canaries or budgies is very difficult but specialist books are available. They are very playful and love to climb, so a variety of swings, ladders and ropes in its […]

Training Doves and Pigeons

Training Doves and Pigeons

Training Doves and Pigeons is great fun and they actually make excellent pets. They are attractive, quiet, unobtrusive, have a calming, gentle voice, are fairly easy to tame, generally healthy and hardy, active but not demanding, require little maintenance and are usually inexpensive. They are easy to breed and make excellent parents. The main difference […]

Training Budgies

Training Budgies

Budgies (or Budgerigars) are friendly, quickly tamed, curious and sociable so it is no surprise that they are the most popular of all domestic birds worldwide. For Training Budgies, they make a pleasant chirping sound and can learn to imitate speech. Budgies are easy to care for and maintain. They make great pets – particularly for […]

Should I get a pet bird?

Should I get a pet bird?

If you want a pet that is not your typical four legged furry companion, then a pet bird might just be perfect for you. Not only are they fascinating, with their beautiful plumage and delightful song but they can provide hours of entertainment and affection for the whole family. For children, a pet bird can […]