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Holiday Hotel Reservations for Polly and Pete!

Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching and  here at Golden Cockatoo, we are already getting many reservations for boarding at the worlds famous “Parrot Palace.” Don’t leave this little “to do item” to the last minute or … Continue reading

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Holiday Family Portraits with your Bird

Bring your Bird in for your Holiday Family Portrait at Golden Cockatoo Offer includes minimum of 2 digital images. All donations will benefit Wildlife Care Center and the Bird Lovers Club. Dates Available: Saturday, November 9th, 12 noon-2pm   OR   Sunday, … Continue reading

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Healthy Harvest, Healthy Vegetables!

With fall comes a new flourish of healthy vegetables in our markets we can offer our feathered companions – While most birds will have no problems with fresh fruit, we must remember what Mama told us – “EAT YOUR VEGETABLES”!!! … Continue reading

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25 Amazing Bird Photographs

This post comes from National Geographic and the Wild Bird Trust, which publishes 25 of the best photos submitted to them each week. The collection includes hawks, owls, finches, parrots – you name it – and many of these birds … Continue reading

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Threatened African Grey Parrots returned to the wild after three-year intercontinental odyssey

Seventeen lucky birds return home to the wild thanks to the tireless efforts of many people around the world. The noted conservationist Jane Goodall released the birds into a protected area in Lake Victoria early in July. Read the incredible … Continue reading

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Bringing Home Birdy

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We’ve been writing a lot lately about Spring and the breeding season, and with all those cute baby birds around you may be thinking of adding another bird to your flock. Birds are social animals that can really benefit from … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Breeding Season with Parrots

     In the bird world, the arrival of Spring means one thing: it’s breeding season!  For bird owners this can be a difficult time of year. The most important advice we can give you is this: be patient.  This is … Continue reading

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Why You Should Not Breed Your Birds This Spring

A few reasons NOT to breed your birds this breeding season – 1.  We commonly hear parents say they want to breed their finches or parakeets so their children “can experience the miracle of life.”   These small bird species are … Continue reading

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Easter for Parrots

The Easter holiday is just around the corner! For many of us that means chocolate and jelly beans, baskets and toys, colored eggs and Easter egg hunts.  It truly is a joyous holiday – a celebration of spring and of … Continue reading

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Three Big Reasons Every Bird Owner Should Have a Play Stand

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Play stands are essential for keeping a happy, healthy parrot. The reasons for owning one are countless, and you’d be hard-pressed to find an argument against play stands. But let’s just focus on three really good reasons: A play stand … Continue reading

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