Birds are absolutely lovely to keep as pets and their beauty and grace can inspire the people around them. Successful bonding with your pet bird is dependent on how well you communicate with it. Anyone of the opinion that a bird should be kept in a cage, talked to once in a while and fed […]
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Birds (Aves), also known as avian dinosaurs, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton.
Birds live worldwide and range in size from the 5 cm (2 in) bee hummingbird to the 2.75 m (9 ft) ostrich. They rank as the class of tetrapods with the most living species, at approximately ten thousand, with more than half of these being passerines, sometimes known as perching birds or, less accurately, as songbirds.
Birds have wings which are more or less developed depending on the species; the only known groups without wings are the extinct moas and elephant birds. Wings, which evolved from forelimbs, gave birds the ability to fly, although further speciation has led to the loss of flight in flightless birds, including ratites, penguins, and diverse endemic island species of birds.
You may be absolutely thrilled with your idea to raise a pet bird; you probably figure birds don’t need to be walked like dogs do or be let out at night when you would rather be tucked up in bed. While you are absolutely right in your thinking, there’s a whole lot more to keeping […]
Common Dangers And Threats To Bird Safety. Things That Pose Danger And Should Be Kept Away From Pet Birds.
Birds are excellent pets as you may already know if you are a bird lover. However, owners need to be aware of the very real dangers and threats to the bird’s health and safety that exist. When you make a decision to keep a bird as a pet, you need to be aware of the […]
Tips For Hand Raising Baby Birds. You Could Talk To Your Neighborhood Pet Store Owner To Get Advice.
Hand raising a baby bird can be quite a challenge and you will find a plethora of opinions and advice on how to raise it right. Hand raising baby birds is actually very risky if you don’t know what you are doing. On the other hand, a hand-raised baby bird will make a great pet. […]
Once you decide to raise a bird as a pet there are many factors you will need to consider before actually getting the bird. Most people take good care to provide a safe, clean environment, right diet and a goodly supply of fresh water and toys. However, there is one very crucial factor that more […]
In the simplest terms, an aviary is an enclosed area in which pet birds are kept. At one time or another we have actually seen aviaries in zoos or gardens where birds in overly large cages are allowed free range in their cages, to fly around and perch at will. In this article we will […]
Shopping for a bird cage for your pet bird can be quite a daunting task because of the endless variety of sizes, colors, designs and whatnot that are available on the market. Your chief consideration should be the provision of adequate living space for the bird. Reading this article will help remove the confusion you […]
How To Know When Your Bird Needs Immediate Medical Attention? Contact Your Veterinarian Immediately.
Birds are good at hiding illnesses and seldom show visible signs until the problem becomes quite serious. It can be quite difficult to gauge the level of seriousness or to even know your bird is ill. Knowing when to seek medical attention is important. In some cases you can wait for 24 hours before seeking […]
When a novice bird owner decides it’s time to home a bird as a pet, the choice is usually centered round a big, colorful bird. Somehow the exotic seems to appeal to us all too often but sadly with disastrous results. The problem with keeping big birds is they can be too much bird for […]
What You Need For Budgerigars And Finches? Talk To Your Vet Before Feeding Bird Additional Supplements.
In this article we turn the spotlight on budgerigars and finches to provide readers with all the information necessary for the care of these birds. Keeping birds as pets is a heartwarming experience; birds make wonderful companions with their high levels of intelligence and social nature. We will take a look at the budgerigars first […]