You love birds and you have a beautiful garden, the perfect combination for attracting and raising wild birds. Technically speaking you will not actually hand raise as you would chickens and pheasants. But you will get to enjoy them in your garden every day if you make your yard a bird-friendly one. Birds are pretty […]
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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.
Raising birds is an exciting and rewarding experience and it does not matter what species of bird you choose to raise. It also does not matter whether you raise birds for financial gain or choose to collect the wounded little ones who fall out of their nests. What does matter is that you acquire the […]
Reasons For Choosing Bird As Pet. Birds Are Very Hygienic And Take It Upon Themselves To Preen Their Feathers.
If you are torn between getting a pet bird or another kind of pet you will need to analyze the reasons why a bird is the better choice. Taking into consideration the size of your family, number of existing pets, small children and your lifestyle will help you decide on a pet that will best […]
Importance Of Handling Pet Bird. Build Trust And Loving Relationship Between Yourself And Your Bird.
Pet experts the world over concur about the importance of regular handling of a pet bird. Owners are advised to make time on a daily basis to handle their pets. Why is this so important? There are many reasons why the experts advise owners along these lines, continue reading to find out about them. Handling […]
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 […]
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 […]