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What are hybrids and why should I avoid them?

Hybrids occur when birds from two different—but closely related—species are permitted to breed and produce an...

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European Greenfinch

The European greenfinch is a small songbird commonly found throughout Europe. Feral populations also exist in Australia...

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Birds won’t drink their worming medication? Try red cordial.

Worming and parasite control syrups administered through your bird’s drinking water can make the water taste...

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Must See: Ray Tuck’s incredible finch aviary setup

Ray Tuck is a breeder of Australian and Foreign finches, based in Kempsey, New South Wales. Below are half a dozen...

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Eastern Rosella

The eastern rosella is a colorful medium-sized parrot native to south-eastern Australia — including Tasmania. They...

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Keeping your birds warm in winter

It’s right in the middle of winter here in Australia, so it’s the perfect time to share some tips to keep...

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Red Strawberry Finch

The red strawberry finch, known also as the red munia or the red avadavat, is a small finch native to the Indian...

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Cockatiel

Cockatiels, sometimes called quarrions or weiros, are small-medium sized parrots found throughout inland Australia....

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