I imagine a select few have ever witnessed a bird chip its way out of the eggshell and into the world. I stumbled upon just such a thing during a visit to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with some friends years ago. Read more here.
Oscar, The Thriver
Oscar, the featherless cockatoo, is still happy & strutting her stuff.
BY PATRICIA SUND
When Birds Had Teeth
Discover the evolution of birds transitioning from teeth to beaks.
BY KAREN ROSENTHAL, DVM, MS, DIPL. ABVP
See the many way "the cage" has been redefined.
BY REBECCA SWEAT
From The Vet Files:
Diseases & conditions of Australasian parrots.
BY KEVIN WRIGHT, DVM, DIPLOMATE AMERICAN BOARD OF VETERINARY PRACTITIONERS (SPECIALIST IN REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS)
Create a backyard aviary for your bird.
BY DICK SCHROEDER
Subject: Hope & Liver Treats
BY PATRICIA SUND
Sam's Game of "Boo!"
A blue & gold makes a game out of the "macaw lunge" to size-up strangers.
BY LIZ WILSON, CVT, CPBC
Heart To Heart
The Fall Season
Help your bird adjust to the time change & other fall events.
BY CHRIS DAVIS
Find out what these foods can do to your bird.
BY MARGARET A. WISSMAN, DVM, DABVP — AVIAN PRACTICE
Playgyms & Small Birds
Find the best playgym for your pet bird & lifestyle.
BY DIANE GRINDOL
Nature VS. Nurture
Time To Play!
Play is good for the mind & body when it comes to parrots.
BY SALLY BLANCHARD
Don't Toss It - Compost It!
It's easy to be green when it comes to composting your bird's waste.
BY SUSAN CHAMBERLAIN
Avian News & Notes
Avian Breeders' Directory
Small Birds' Directory
Avian Services' Guide
Kids Talk Back
Watch The Birdie
On The Cover
Lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo by Christopher Appoldt/Courtesy Shirley Smith/Illusttraion by Tom Kimball/BowTie