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Funds Being Raised For An Aviary For Opal, A Rescued Yellow-Tailed Cockatoo
Her caregivers hope to teach Opal how to fly so she can return to her flock in the wild.

Mark My Bird: How You Can Contribute To Science
Citizen scientists are wanted to map 3D scans of the bills of 10,000 bird species.
African Grey Parrots Stolen In Burglary
Stolen birds Missy and Snoop Dogg can be identified by their love of chirping phrases such as "Give us a big fat kiss.”
Ever Wondered Why Hummingbirds Nest Near Hawks?
According to a study in the journal Science Advances, the clever bird builds its nest under or near a hawk’s nest to protect its family from jays.
Audubon's Updated App Now Features A Complete Field Guide To North American Birds
The Audubon Birds Pro app also features an 821-species checklist from the American Ornithologists Union. is one of the largest bird websites out there. While we primarily focus on pet birds (parrots and some passerines), no bird topic is off limits. With hundreds of thousands of visitors every month, is the place for bird people to get the latest bird news, videos, information and so much more.

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African Grey Side Profile Do you have an African grey parrot? Are you considering getting an African grey parrot? Whether you have a Congo African grey (Psittacus erithacus) or a timneh African grey (Psittacus timneh), there is a lot to learn about this smart parrot. Get to know the popular African grey parrot with special articles and a Q&A section on BirdChannel here »

Cockatiel on Gray Background Are you one of the many who’s fallen in love with the adorable cockatiel? The popular cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus) is native to Australia, and this slender, small parrot is best known for its great whistling ability (especially in male cockatiels). There are many types of cockatiel color mutations too, (such as the lutino cockatiel or the cinnamon cockatiel) so not all cockatiels look alike! Whether you wish to teach your cockatiel a song to whistle to, or you want to snuggle with your cockatiel, learn everything there is to know with Bird Channel’s special cockatiel articles and Q&As.
Sun Conure Considered one of the best pet birds for families, the fun-loving conure is one great pet bird. The most popular pet conure species are split into two generas: Aratinga, which includes the sun conure, jenday conure, blue-crowned conurenanday conure and more; and Phyrrua, which includes the green-cheeked conure and the maroon-bellied conure. Check out BirdChannel’s special conure articles and its Q&A section to learn more about these popular pet birds.

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