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How Do Birds Detect Ultraviolet Light?

Being able to see UV light is a vital part of how birds see and interact with the world. For years, scientists believed that birds saw the same colours as humans.

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  • Symptoms & Treatment of Bumblefoot in Parrots

    Long recognized as a serious disease in raptors, bumblefoot, otherwise known as pododermatitis, also occurs frequently in psittacines. It is common in heavy-bodied birds such as Amazons and Hyacinth macaws, but is also seen in budgerigars and cockatiels.

  • Hidden Bacteria & Mould in Your Bird’s Home

    As our parrot population ages, keep in mind that they will become more susceptible to infection from bacteria and mould found in their environment.

  • Choosing The Right Bird Travel Carrier

    It’s important to have your carrier or avian transporter well in advance of any trip. By doing so you can take the time to prepare and teach your bird to get used to the new travel cage rather than waiting until the last minute and trying to wrestle the bird into an unfamiliar object.

  • Designing An Outdoor Parrot Flight or Aviary

    Let’s explore the features of designing an outdoor parrot flight that will provide comfort, security, discovery, enrichment and exercise.

  • By simulating natural sunlight with an avian light, you are providing environmental enrichment and helping your bird to see his indoor world as it would in nature.
  • Bird Room Design Considerations

    To encourage versatility of lifestyle, accommodate the room so it is comfortable, and safe for your birds while they spend time in it.

  • Hazardous Products for Birds In The Home

    Some detergents and household products we commonly use in our homes can be hazardous products for birds even if they are safely retired to their cage while these are being used.

  • Benefits of UVB Lighting for Companion Birds

    Consult your avian health care specialist for correct use of Vitamin D supplements, especially when used in conjunction with pelleted diets, special lighting, or with outdoor housing.

  • Choosing The Right Cage Size For Your Parrot

    Providing the proper environment for your companion or breeding birds is vital in maintaining both physical and mental health. Your bird’s cage should be his refuge, a place of comfort, security and discovery.

  • Spend less time cleaning, and more time enjoying your bird. Vision home for birds. Not your ordinary bird cage. 
  • Versatile Housing for Your Avian Companion

    In the majority of cases, a re-evaluation of the bird’s lifestyle and consequently a dynamic wind whirl of changes will be needed.

  • Recommended Cage for Parrots

    Join Our Avian Social Communities! Let’s look in depth at the various quarters mentioned in the HARI & Parrot Life series Versatile Living […]