Christmas Trees and Parrots


This time of year, nothing beats sitting in your cosy living room, sipping a hot drink by the twinkling lights of your meticulously decorated Christmas tree. If you are the…

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Happy Parrot

What the Happy Parrots have to say?

Happy Parrots Happy Parrots = Happy Humans In this page we share the feedback send to us directly by our customers and their companion parrots. Would you like to share…

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Orange-Bellied Parrot Emergency Rescue Operation

Orange-Bellied Parrot’s population has been declining for years, but this year it has reached its lowest number so far. The Orange-Bellied Parrot is Australia’s most endangered parrot species with only…

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Beak & Feather

Beak & Feather virus breakthrough

Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease (PBFD) is a virus threatening the survival of rare Australian parrot species, including the western ground and orange-bellied parrots. These species have fewer than 50 birds…

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African Grey Parrots

African Grey Parrots are upgraded to Appendix I by CITES

African Grey Parrots are upgraded to Appendix I by CITES In a meeting held in Johannesburg in September 2016, the U.N.s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has…

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Cindy with Baby Bird

Is your parrot legal in your country/state?

Can you legally own your parrot in the country/state you live in? The last time I was asked about legally obtaining a parrot was more than 6 years ago and…

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Wendy Huntbatch

Wendy Huntbatch dies age 71

Wendy Huntbatch died 3 February 2016 according to Times Colonist. Wendy devoted her life caring for unwanted parrots at the 23,000 non-profit World Parrot Refuge in Coombs. Wendy’s desire to…

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African Grey

African Grey Parrots Disappearing

Numbers of African Grey parrots is in decline according to the National Geographic due to lost of natural habitat and high demands by the pet trade. Even though the United States…

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gracie african grey

Gracie, a rising star!

Gracie is an African Grey owned by Anguel Iordanov of Parrot Essentials and has hit the headlines on more than one occasion. Despite her now many attributes, she was once…

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Seychelles: British Researcher’s Genetic Study Highlights Urgency of Saving Endemic Seychelles Black Parrot

By John Lablache and Sharon Uranie Victoria — The Seychelles Black Parrot is one of the Indian Ocean archipelago’s thirteen endemic bird species, a status it achieved early last year…

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