The Friend Zone

I have always believed that nature always has its course, and you can go with the flow, or be swept away in the current.  When dealing with animals, especially those feathered friends we have brought into our lives, it’s very important to remember who exactly they are.  Wild animals who haven’t been domesticated through several […]

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Busy B

I know some of you who have been reading and following Parrot Earth have probably thought, “what gives?”.  Hey, I don’t blame you.  I have wondered the same thing a time or two, at least the past few months anyways.  I have been trying to find the time to write, really I have.  Writing is […]

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Got a light?

As you know, or you should know, birds have one of the most sensitive and efficient respiratory systems in the animal kingdom. In days of old, miners took canaries into mines with them for this very reason.  For a wonderful explanation of how and why watch the video below! Pretty amazing, right?  I remember doing […]

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

Last week I was sitting with a cold beverage watching the news and I saw a story about Lovebirds was “coming up”.  I was hoping that it was a happy article, well insert Mr Grinch and you will get the idea of the news story.   Linda Barfoot of Shoreline Washington (which is a suburb of […]

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Rescues; Deplumed (Part Three)

Every time my phone buzzed, every time my dog lifted her ears, and every time my pet Illiger’s macaw Stevie gave his guard bird screech at people passing by out front, I felt my entire body turning inside out. I was full-blown triggered. I was on the fence about this organization and I thought this […]

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