Baby Birds, and the Technician!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Birds, Birds Health | No Comments
Baby Birds, and the Technician!

It’s always thrilling when birds sit on their eggs.  Even more thrilling is when little, rather odd looking creatures begin to emerge from these eggs.  Witnessing the cycle of life up close is a wondrous experience and naturally we don’t want any foreigner disrupting this cycle!  Thus, when our technicians come to clean everyone tends […]

Avoid Moldy Bird Food!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Birds Health | No Comments
Avoid Moldy Bird Food!

If you are a proud owner of one of our aviaries, you may have noticed that when our technicians clean, they place the bird food and water dish on opposite ends of the aviary.  This is not to annoy the heck out of the person caring for the birds, but rather to keep the bird […]

Oh No-The Power Is Out; What To Do With Your Aviary.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Aviary, FAQ's | No Comments
Oh No-The Power Is Out; What To Do With Your Aviary.

Oh no, the power is out!  Hopefully, it isn’t the middle of summer in St. George, Utah where the sweltering heat often reaches 115 degrees and beyond!  You can only hope in that instance that your freezer is properly stocked with the most vital food—ice cream!  In this case it’s okay to break any diet […]

Vibrant vs. Blah Birds!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Birds Health | No Comments
Vibrant vs. Blah Birds!

My happiness in life is often tied into my health.  When I don’t get enough sleep, my diet is poor, and I don’t exercise regularly, my body doesn’t feel well and consequently my mood swings are bad.  My cute little two-year-old son has seen me throw a full-blown tantrum more often than I care to […]

How Do Birds Cool Off?

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Birds Health | No Comments
How Do Birds Cool Off?

It’s that time of year where the instant I step outside, I feel desperate for a bath to wash away the salty sweat that cascades down my body.  Gross, huh?  Well, you don’t have to be human to long for a bath; birds like to bathe too!  Even though your bird doesn’t sweat, (they don’t […]

Mannikins

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Bird spotlight | No Comments
Mannikins

Unlike most mannequins, the Mannikin finch is anything but immobile.  Originating from Central Africa, they like to feast on seeds, greens, and millet!  While most birds courtship displays are entertaining to witness, this one may be a bit frustrating for the poor male.  Although they are earnest in their quest for love, the beauty of their […]

Owl Finches

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Bird spotlight | No Comments
Owl Finches

The wise owl finch comes to us from the great down under (Australia).  Their distinct ring around the face, reminiscent of an owl, lends this finch its name.  Although this finch may resemble an owl, it is actually a close relative to the zebra finch.  Owl finches are active and curious, which is not always […]

Shaft-tail Finch

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Bird spotlight | No Comments
Shaft-tail Finch

Don’t let yourself be shafted out of adding these birds to your collection.  Not only are they a good way to continually bring new life into your aviary (they are great breeders), shaft-tails are also comical and very active. The beautiful, unique song that emits from these finches is the only clue as to which […]

Not Just a Mani., Pedi.!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Birds, Birds Health, Services Provided | No Comments
Not Just a Mani., Pedi.!

If you have ever watched one of our technicians clean your aviary, you may have wondered what they were doing to each bird.  At a cursory glance, you may have noticed the tech’s trimming the bird’s nails, or even their beak, but if you watched closely you would have witnessed a few more things.  In […]

Society Finch

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Bird spotlight | No Comments
Society Finch

If you are looking for a good pair of babysitters to add to your aviary, look no further.  The Society finch has the advantage of raising birds in captivity as this species is not found in the wild.  They are unique in that they are a cross-breed produced in an enclosed area.  The genealogy (breed […]

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