Category Archives: African Grey Parrot

Purple Martins Have Begun Nest Building For 2013

The Purple Martin nest building has begun in earnest now.  If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that last year I added new Gourd housing, and this year I added a new Trendsetter house. The Purple Martins really seem to enjoy the new Trendsetter house and I would venture to say […]

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Books On Birds, Butterflies, Insects, Wildlife, Gardening, And Photography

Okay, I’ve done it.  I’ve cataloged most all my books.  I still have some computer books at work I need to catalog, but for this blog I think I’m complete.  I’ve organized the books into sections and I’ll also make the list available for download should you choose to keep it as a reference for […]

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African Grey Parrot Bacterial Infections

Sorry, I forgot to include the pictures last night when I posted this. I got the follow up call from the vet today regarding the bacteria that was found when swabbing Coco’s crop (part of a bird’s throat). She tested positive for the following bacteria: Pasteurella (Abundant growth according to test results) Corynebacterium (Moderate growth […]

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African Grey Feather Plucking

No camera talk, but it is something I wanted to ask others about.  Coco, our African Grey has started picking her feathers the last 2-3 days.  She’s doing this with such intensity that she’s actually making herself bleed a little bit.   I know African Grey’s are notorious feather pickers, but Coco has never done this […]

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