Shane Gowland Author

Three reasons you need a second finch aviary

A holding aviary is used to store non-breeding birds to reduce the population density and resource competition in your...

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Long-tailed finch

The long-tailed finch is a medium-sized grassfinch that’s also known also as the Heck’s finch, Heck’s...

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3 Best Pet Parrots for Beginners

There’s roughly 400 different species of parrots in the worlds, but when it comes to finding the perfect pet, not...

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Eclectus Parrot

The Eclectus parrot is a parrot found native to Australia, Solomon Islands, Sumba, New Guinea, and the Maluku Islands....

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5 best species for a mixed finch aviary

A mixed finch collection is a situation where multiple finch species are housed together in a single aviary. They are...

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5 beautiful Australian birds on the brink of extinction

Australia is home to some of the most beautiful birds in the world. Sadly, many are struggling to survive due to...

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Pros and cons of adding quail to an aviary

Quail can be kept in the same aviary as most finches, doves, and placid parrots. As ground dwelling birds, they bring...

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Orange-breasted Waxbill

The orange-breasted waxbill—also known as the orange-breasted finch or zebra waxbill—is a small bird species found...

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