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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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An introduction to Asiatic parrots

Asiatic parrots are a group of parakeet species found throughout the southern parts of of Asia. They were among the...

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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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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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What you need to know about Red Factor Canaries

The red factor canary is a popular pet bird, kept for the novelty of their vivid red plumage. Aside from their color,...

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Compatible species and helpful tips for a mixed finch aviary

A mixed collection is an aviary that contains a large number of different finch species, all living and breeding in...

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What are the best finches for beginners?

Getting started in the finch-keeping hobby can be overwhelming. There are dozens of different species available, each...

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Keeping your birds cool during extremely hot weather

Most of the birds we keep in aviculture are indigenous to warmer areas like Africa, Australia, South America and...

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