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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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Scaly-breasted Lorikeet

Scaly-breasted lorikeets are a medium-sized parrot found in the woodlands of eastern Australia. They are less common...

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Why it’s important to keep bird breeding records

In this post, we discuss some of the reasons why it’s important to maintain quality breeding records for the...

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Java Finch

The Java finch (also known as the Java sparrow) is a large-sized finch native to Indonesia. The species has been kept...

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Lineolated Parakeet

The lineolated parakeet, also known as the barred parakeet or “linnie”, is a small parrot found throughout...

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Graeme Wagstaf’s aviaries on the Red Siskin husbandry tour

The Red Siskin Initiative, which we’ve written about previously, is a conservation project aiming to preserve...

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How to prepare your birds for the breeding season

The breeding season—as the name helpfully suggests—is the season during which birds pair up and breed. In the wild,...

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Cut-throat Finch

The cut-throat finch, also known as the bearded finch or the ribbon finch, is a common species of estrildid finch...

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