I had the pleasure of speaking with Galen Chu, animation supervisor for the upcoming 3-D animated film “Rio." Galen also worked on all three “Ice Age” movies, which are fun to watch even if you don’t have kids! Read more here.
Rio Takes Flight
This spring, one rare parrot finds his wings in a 3-D, animated adventure.
BY THE BIRD TALK EDITORS
Think Outside The Bowl
Excite your bird's mind & appetite with these creative feeding strategies.
BY ROBIN SHEWOKIS
Check out the latest foraging products for your pet bird.
Seasonal feather damaging behavior explained.
BY SUSAN CLUBB, DVM
Discover the diet & feeding habits of lovebirds & other
BY MIKE PERRIN
African Diet Chart
Find the best diet for your African bird.
Products for you and your bird.
BY PATRICIA SUND
Food For Fun
Eating is also a social outlet for parrots.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Right Back At You?
Teach the bird that likes to be with you how to play on its own.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Help your bird combat seasonal allergies.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
Give your small birds plenty of space.
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Nature VS. Nurture
Wary By Nature
Parrots are hard-wired to defend themselves.
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Grow Your Own
You don't need a green thumb to grow your own veggies.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Quirks & Qualities
Readers love these smaller macaws.
Avian News & Notes
Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Peach-faced lovebird by Christopher Appoldt/Courtesy Linda LaFleur; Severe macaw by Gina Cioli/BowTie Studio/Courtesy Omar's Exotic Birds; "Rio" courtesy 20th Century Fox.