World Bird Park

Welt Vogel Park Whenever I find myself in a new place, I make it a point to learn about the local animals. Of course I have a strong bend towards avian species and am always curious if there is a bird park nearby. On a 2013 trip to attend a conference in Germany, I came…

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Parrot Bytes- health topics related to pet parrots with Emily Strong of the Austin Parrot Society and Dr Scott Echols avian specialist veterinarian To request additional topics, please contact Emily Strong at frombeakstobarks@gmail.com     Introduction Emily: In my ongoing search for nutrition information, I’m seeing a lot of fairly reckless blanket statements about the…

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Update on Proventricular Dilatation Disease and Bornavirus Probably one of the most frightening and frustrating disease of parrot species is proventricular dilatation disease (or ‘PDD’). The disease goes by many names such as macaw wasting syndrome, myenteric ganglioneuritis, proventricular dilatation syndrome and more. The bottom line is that the disease is characterized by a specific inflammatory…

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3-19-13 Those who are following ‘Phoenix’ will be happy to know that the young eagle is doing well.  His caretakers are waiting for Phoenix to moult and get a new set of feathers.  Once Phoenix has a brand new set of feathers, to replace the burned ones, then flight training will begin.  From there, we…

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DVD Review   Expert Companion Bird Care Series: Volume III Avian Studios Dr. M. Scott Echols & Dr. Brian L. Speer Released: December 2011 Duration: 41 minutes   Available from Parrot Supplies Australia Hot on the heels of Volume II, this next installment from Avian Studios continues to deliver Scott and Brian’s desire to provide…

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Chapter 1: Specialty Bird Pet Stores LOVED seeing Laurie and Brenna! : )   I like the shot of the toy wall, cages, view of a store layout…  and especially like the reference to being connected to an Avian Veterinarian.   Helpful that you mentioned the written health guarantee – Great!  Nutrition protocol also got my attention….

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