My Littlest Budgie has a Liver Infection

A little more than two weeks ago, little Beau lost 2 grams of weight; he’s really tiny (originally weighing in at 28 grams) to begin with, so any drop was concerning.

We weren’t sure what was going on, but ultimately decided not to take a chance and brought him into the vet.

He’s been fighting for his life ever since.

Broken Blood Feathers: What To Do

If your parrot is bleeding, that’s a bit of an emergency. Yes, even if it’s just from a tiny little feather. Think about how tiny a parakeet is; now think about how much blood a single droplet is in relation to how big that bird is, and how much that would equal if it were…

Diggin’ the Deck

Decided to update Winston’s cage from the janky, rickety red one that always falls apart to a swankier blue one (this involved purchasing it from a neighbor on the other end of the development and carrying it waiter-style on my shoulder ALLLLLL the way back to my house, thus solidifying my position as the resident…

“I am a little bird.”

There is nothing I agree more with than the following sentiment: Every little bird I’ve ever met has had his or her own BIG personality–they are at least as individual as cats and dogs, unique as snowflakes. ❤ Re-blogged from: http://avianawareness.tumblr.com/

Budgie or Cockatiel? Our Limited Experience

The video below essentially highlights the key differences in personalities between cockatiels and English budgies (the carefully-bred, more-expensive-than-their-svelte-American-cousins behemoths of the budgie world): View this post on Instagram This essentially highlights the difference in personality between #cockatiels and #englishbudgies …Also, Qtip is a #maestro #parrot #budgie #parrotsofinstagram #petsofinstagram #pets A post shared by Snowy Seraphina (@the.snow.pack) on…

Winston: Shapely and Stout

English Budgies: Calmer and more rotund than American ones. Also shorter-lived. Winston’s doing just fine, however! View this post on Instagram Perspective: turning normal-sized #EnglishBudgies into monsters. #budgie #parrot #parrotsofinstagram Also, Winston's clearly in need of a pedicure. A post shared by Snowy Seraphina (@the.snow.pack) on Mar 21, 2016 at 4:11pm PDT

It starts with one…

Collecting birds is kind of like eating chips. One simply isn’t enough. Nor is two… or three… or five. Five? Five is enough, unless you want to dedicate your entire life to maintenance and clean-up. Which I don’t. Only most of my day. 😉 Ours started with a budgie. Meet Roosevelt Polk Kennedy: the lead…