If you own a cockatiel, chances are you have experienced at least a few episodes of night frights with your bird. This can be scary and unsettling for you both. So is your cockatiel actually afraid of the dark? Cockatiels do experience night frights more commonly than any other type […]
Why Cucumbers Are Incredibly Healthy For Budgies
A lot of pet owners know that budgies should enjoy a varied diet and this is why they can feed their budgie vegetables. In particular, green vegetables are often recommended for our little feathered friends. This includes cucumbers. But is it healthy for your budgie to eat cucumbers? Well, the […]
Cockatiels Can Get Loud At Times – This Might Help!
Anyone looking for a quiet bird may find themselves on an impossible mission. All birds make noise, although some are, admittedly, louder than others. So just where do cockatiels fit in? Cockatiels can be incredibly loud birds. In fact, the loudest cockatiel shriek on record reached 123 decibels, about the […]
Can Budgies Eat Strawberries?
Everyone wants their budgie to be happy and healthy. Of course, part of this is having a good diet. A lot of owners want to feed their little bird friend some strawberries since they are brightly colored and taste good. But can budgies eat strawberries? The short answer to this […]
Are Cockatiels Louder Than Budgies?
Both species are not very loud compared to other birds such as the parrot for example. Yet, the cockatiel and the budgie can wrack up the decibels if you are not used to having a birdie in your home. But which of the two is louder? The two bird types […]
Why Cockatiels And Budgies Should Not Live In The Same Cage
Budgies and cockatiels both have reputations as friendly, social birds, so it makes perfect sense for a bird owner to wonder whether these feathered friends can live together in harmony. After all, companion birds thrive on attention and friendship. Unfortunately, however, cockatiels and budgies are not ideal roommates. They have […]
4 Reasons Why Your Cockatiel Is Shaking
Cockatiels are great household pets- they’re fun, easy to take care of, and cute, too. However, you may notice some strange behavior in your cockatiel that may cause you to worry. One such example of strange behavior is shaking but shaking is not usually a cause for alarm. If you […]
Here Is How Messy Budgies Really Are
If you are considering adding a budgie to your household, it is very likely that you have a lot of questions, including wondering exactly how much mess budgies are going to make. Are budgies messy? Unfortunately, budgies may be small, but as any budgie owner can attest, they can – […]
Why Budgies Should Not Eat Grapes
We all know that a healthy diet is important for budgies and a lot of owners love to feed their birds grapes. After all, fruits and vegetables are healthy foods and contain a lot of healthy vitamins and minerals. While grapes are a healthy fruit, they also contain a lot […]
3 Reasons Why Your Cockatiel Is Losing A Lot Of Feathers
Right off the bat, the molting of feathers is a natural process for the cockatiel and if it is not chronic, nothing that should alarm you. However, there are other reasons why your ‘tiel might be losing more feathers than usual, and we are going to take a closer look. […]