Entries by WC Tropical Bird Studio

Summertime Safety

Summertime adventures brings certain risks along with the fun. Learn about what safety measures are essential to protecting our birds.

First Aid Kit

Deciding what should be in your first aid kit for avian emergencies will depend on how comfortable you are in carrying out certain procedures, the availability of an avian veterinarian in your area, and your own knowledge of avian medicine.

The one-person bird (AKA:The ‘you must like everybody you meet fallacy’)

A common complaint heard by behaviorists, is the inability of some parrots to “like” EVERY individual in a human flock, and to socialize equally with each flock member. Choosing to compare birds to humans, is rarely appropriate. However, if we do choose to judge bird behavior by human terms, we then should think about what this would mean for a human.

Why clip a bird wings?

Each pet bird owner, from small Budgies to large Macaws, is faced with the decision of whether to clip their pet’s wings. To help you make an informed decision, here are some pros and cons, which can be applied to your particular bird and situation.

What can I do to stop my bird from biting?

Parrots use their beaks for many more reasons than aggressive biting. Most people consider any biting to be aggression. By our own reactions to a bird using its beak, we can actually cause the bird to begin a lifetime of biting. It is a mistake to measure bird behaviour by human ideas of right and […]