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Birds of Mexico and Central America

Review of Birds of Mexico and Central America (2006), a compact, portable guide covering more than 1,500 bird species in this incredible region.

Pied-Billed Grebe

Detailed bird profile of the pied-billed grebe: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes conservation information and tips for how to see pied-billed grebes.

How Does Putting Up Bird Houses Help Out the Environment?

Songbirds can be a pleasant presence in any yard. In recent decades, humans have been building birdhouses to help out the winged creatures--and now we know that those birdhouses are actually improving our environment.

How to Get Owl City on Tap Tap

The popular iOS game series "Tap Tap Revenge" lets you tap along to your favorite music tracks, pressing buttons in time with the beat. While the game includes several free songs, others require separate purchase. You can purchase these tracks from bands such as Owl City in two-packs through the gam

How to Build the Perfect Blue Bird House

Providing nesting boxes is a great way to attract colorful, insect-eating bluebirds to your backyard. While most any kind of untreated lumber will make a good bluebird house, 3/4 inch cypress or red cedar offers the best choice for long lasting, rot-free bluebird houses.

How to Raise Ostrich Eggs

Ostriches lay on average between 40 and 100 eggs per year, and each egg takes 42 days to hatch. In the wild, or on farms where the ostriches are allowed to hatch their own eggs, the females will sit on the nests during the days and at night the males take over. If you are looking to raise ostrich eg

Stop Your Parrot's Screaming Behavior and Admire Them All the More

Screaming parrots can be a nuisance, especially if they go overboard with this habit. Despite your endless love for your parrot, you might find this habit unacceptable. Screaming parrots will not only irritate you, but will also embarrass you in front of your friends and guests which is why it'

The Best Talking Pet Birds

Many pet owners enjoy birds because they can learn to talk. Not all pet bird breeds have this ability, and some, like conures, are limited in their speech. However, there are many types of pet birds that are known for their talking talent. They range in size from large down to small, so you can find

How to Breed Red Shoulder Peacocks

Although their name makes them sound like birds, the red shoulder peacock is actually a type of cichlid fish. They are also known as firebird cichlids, Malawi peacocks, or Aulonocara Fort Maguire cichlids. These fish grow to about 6 inches long. They can be found in many different colors, including

How to Tame Your Lovebirds

Lovebirds are difficult birds to tame. Unlike parrots and other large birds, lovebirds will not initiate the taming process and are normally resistant to the slow-paced taming process. Knowing how to handle and care for lovebirds from the start produces a higher rate of success when it comes to tami

How to Fix a Veil Curl in a Bird Cage

A bird cage veil is a large length of darkly-colored fabric you can place over the cage at night to help your birds relax, sleep and remain stress-free all night. These veils are usually made of lightweight, easy-to-care-for fabrics. However, your bird cage veil might be made of a less forgiving fab

Bird of the Week: Starfire the Blue Crown Conure

Meet Starfire the Blue Crown Conure, a 14 week old female that is already learning to talk! Find out about what life with Starfire is like in this featured profile. Information on her likes, dislikes, daily routine, and more!