Billy, Eric, Tyson, Jade and Elsie have been giving visitors to the Lincolnshire Wildlife Centre an earful of foul-mouthed language recently. No, they’re not disgruntled zoo workers. Rather it’s the swearing of African gray parrots that has been causing headaches. But will the cure be worse than disease?
We’re taught from an early age that birds need trees to live in. But so too do trees often need birds to survive. There are some great examples of birds helping to grow valuable areas of forest. Take the pink-necked green pigeon of South-East Asia for instance...
Over a decade ago Snowball became internet famous with a routine that put many a middle-aged dance-floor ‘sensation’ to shame. Now we’re discovering just how versatile this cavorting sulphur-crested cockatoo actually is.
Owners Mark and Vanessa Barratt have been running The Parrot Place in Kerikeri for over a decade now. While they’ve seen a lot of change over the years Topflite has always stayed on the menu – the consistent quality of the feed ensuring these beautiful birds enjoy a nutritional diet.
After rounds of rigorous regional competition, the 2017 Topflite National Bird Show is set to take place from July 21st - 23rd at the Christchurch Bird Club. We are proud to be a headline sponsor of the National Show.