"I wanted a perfect ending," stated the late comedienne Gilda Radner, "Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity." Read more here.
American Federation of Aviculture
The AFA talks about its orginis, promoting pet birds, conservation and more.
Be prepared for any egg-binding situations in your female bird.
BY ROBIRDA MCDONALD
Lighting & Supplement Product Chart
Take a look at this selection of useful health tools from the 2010 BIRD TALK Supplement & Lighting Chart.
These parrots should get — and will give — all the warmth of their big cousins.
BY PATRICIA SUND
Two Budgie, Or Not To Budgie?
Whether in pairs or alone, this popular little parrot makes a great pal.
BY LINDA S. RUBIN
Enrichment Made Easy: Part 2, Diet
Food, and what you can do with it, can spice up bird life.
BY ROBIN SHEWOKIS
Scooter Z's Foot Toys
Foot toys work beaks, not just feet.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Products for you and your bird.
Subject: Porker Report
BY PATRICIA SUND
Tribute To Babydoll
Chris says farewell and thank you to a dear friend.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Read a parrot behaviorist's view on the subject of trimming your bird's wing feathers.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Top 5 Tests
Keep your bird healthy with these top tests.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
Quakes & Cockatiel Shakes
Do night frights signal earthquakes?
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Fight The Bite
Avoid this serious situation by stopping bad patterns.
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Interview With Doug Taylor
Doug Taylor, a finch breeder, has been working with finches for more than three years.
BY KARL LIEBERMAN
The Senegal Dove
This popular Old World dove has been successfully bred in aviculture since 1861.
BY ROBERT ALISON, PHD
Avian News & Notes
Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Male Normal Green American-type Budgie
BY GINA COILI & PAMELA HUNNICUTT/BOWTIE INC./COURTESY JESSICA LIVINGSTON