Depression in Companion Birds

by Mariah Hughes Depression is, in the most basic understanding, a psychological condition in which a series of “feel good” hormones fail to do their jobs for any number of reasons. Despite the common perception that depression is a “human illness”, or, moreover, not an illness at all, depression has the ability to affect any […]

via Depression in Companion Birds — BirbObserver

New Contributor on BirbObserver

We want to take this opportunity to welcome Tiellover as the newest contributor to BirbObserver! Tiellover has been on Twitter since July, 2010 so undoubtedly many of you know and follow her account! With a lifetime of experience with companion birds ‘under her wing’, we look forward to Tiellover sharing her wealth of knowledge and insights […]

via BirbObserver Welcomes New Contributor! — BirbObserver

Christmas Wishes

Here’s wishing everybirdie and their humans and flocks (fur / finned / hairy / and feathered) the merriest of Christmases and the very best for 2018!


As Christmas draws closer, time needed to get everything done, and to wish others well gets ever so short.  Keito, Abby and I wish everyone reading this the most wonderful Christmas / holiday season, filled with happiness, good food, good friends, love, and hope for a brighter, better new year.

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Fun with sprouts: Chia Pets

PART 1: Chia Pet By @tiellover We all know that greens are healthy and nutritional for our birds, but how do we get them to eat them? I have a fun and easy way to do this that I want to share with you! First, let’s talk about sprouts for a minute. Many of you […]

via Fun and Easy Ways to Grow Greens for Your Birds — BirbObserver

So, you want a parrot

By @elvisbird (IG)/ @elvisbird _dean Parrots are colorful, beautiful, and entertaining. Those qualities create a desire in many people to have their own bird. Like those people, I admired parrots, but I never thought much about owning one until one day, my grandson Carson brought home a beautiful cockatiel. He named him Hamilton. Immediately, I […]

via So, You Want a Parrot! — BirbObserver

Birdie Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

We’d like to congratulate all contestants for their spooky, cute, and scary costumes, thank you for making our inaugural Halloween costume contest such a success! Okay, here we go, the votes have been tabulated, and the winners are…. GRAND PRIZE WIINER of a feature story on BirbObserver goes to @franksandbeans.macaws (Instagram) SECOND PRIZE goes to…@owa_bob […]

via Congratulations to the BirbObserver Halloween Costume Contest Winners!  — BirbObserver