Category Archives: Bird Lovers

Bird lovers are special people. Pet birds are smart, sassy, and often have a lot to say!

The Owl Across the Street

About a week ago my husband and I stopped by to visit my Aunt Margie in Jacksonville. The plan was to take her out to dinner, but she stepped outside without her keys and we were locked out instead. Ed … Continue reading

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Hyacinth Macaw Bird Photo

The lovely hyacinth macaw from eastern and central South America is a breathtakingly beautiful shade of blue. It’s the largest flying parrot in the world; I once had the honor of having one perch on my arm, and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Chickens as Pets (Really!)

Have you heard about the recent interest in raising chickens for their pet qualities? The people I’ve met who actually have chicken pets assure me they have distinct personalities and are a lot of fun to have around. When I … Continue reading

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Turkeys on my Lawn

I miss the turkeys. When I had my place in the country, every afternoon in the late spring and early summer flocks of wild turkeys strolled across our property. There was a primary mama, an auntie, and about a dozen … Continue reading

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Lyrebird- World’s Most Talented Mimic

I’ve heard of the Lyre Bird, but I had no idea they were such incredibly talented mimics. In this remarkable video with David Attenborough, a Lyrebird impersonates other birds and sounds in its environment with astounding precision. Mr. Attenborough points … Continue reading

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Shimmery Hummingbird Jewelry to Love

My colorful hummingbird jewelry is iridescent and as delicate as the ruby throated beauties you may see buzzing through your back yard. I created them in fine pewter and my talented New England painters decorate them in these lovely colors. … Continue reading

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Pet Bird Saves Family from Fire

When a pet bird’s squawking saved a British family from being consumed in a fire, the grateful owner said he’d reward “Bob” by finding him a mate. That sounds fair! Of course there’s always the possibility that “Bob” may end … Continue reading

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Hitchhiking Peacock Needs New Home

I just read a story about a hitchhiking peacock in Pennsylvania. Now peacocks are certainly unusual birds, but I’ve never heard of one willingly hopping into a truck and patiently sitting between two people as they drove down the highway. … Continue reading

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Wear your African Grey as a Pendant

Bird lovers have the option of wearing their birds now, all the time. I’m not talking about on your shoulder (I’ve heard that’s not a good idea anyway) but as a realistic sterling silver African Grey pendant. Here’s one I … Continue reading

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Bird Pets find Love

Bird pets get up early, and so do their human companions. And if there are baby birds to hand feed, their people’s lives are altered drastically! These little downy bits of fluff and pin feathers can require up to four … Continue reading

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