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Blossom-headed Parakeet

The Blossom-headed parakeet is an Asiatic parrot species found throughout India and South-East Asia. The are slightly...

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Spix’s Macaw believed to be extinct in the wild

The Spix’s macaw, known from its prominent role in the 2011 film Rio, has been declared extinct in the wild by...

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Jacarini Finch

The Jacarini finch, also known as the blue-black grassquit, or jacarina, is a small tanager found throughout South...

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How to treat an egg-bound bird

Egg binding can quickly prove fatal—especially to smaller birds—so urgent treatment action must be taken. Even if...

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Varied Lorikeet

The varied lorikeet is a small parrot found in northern Australia, where it found in tropical eucalyptus forests and...

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Crimson Finch

The crimson finch, sometimes called the blood finch, is a common estrildid finch found in New Guinea and northern...

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Ground broken on Orange-Bellied Parrot captive breeding facility

The Tasmanian Government is investing 2.5 million dollars to construct and operate a new breeding facility to...

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We’ve acquired Aussie Finch Forum

Aussie Finch Forum is arguably the best bird-keeping community on the internet. With over 3,000 members, 15,000...

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