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Severe Macaws

Severe macaws are one of the largest of the mini macaws. Their life span is approximately 30 years – and even longer in some cases.  They are friendly and comical and have an impressive speaking ability. Most severe macaws will … Continue reading

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February’s Bird of the Month – The Congo African Grey

Congo African Greys (CAG) are medium size birds that are predominantly gray, have a black bill and the tail and under tail coverts are red.  They can live up to 50 years so they are a lifetime commitment. Many call … Continue reading

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January’s Bird of the Month

This is Sam. Sam is our resident Blue and Gold Macaw. She is approximately 30 years old and quite a character. This blog will give you an overview of the Blue and Gold Macaw and it will also give you … Continue reading

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What Kind of Bird is Right For Me?

What kind of bird is right for me? I know I want a bird…I just don’t know what kind of bird I want. We hear these things quite often at Golden Cockatoo. The answer is not always an easy one. … Continue reading

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Nutrition

General knowledge of bird nutrition is constantly evolving due to continual research being done in order to meet the needs of the different species of birds. Birds need a proper, balanced diet as much as any other animal. Different species … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Golden Cockatoo!

All of us here at Golden Cockatoo wish you a Very Merry Christmas!  This is a wonderful time of the year ,,,, many are decorating the house, maybe putting up the Christmas tree, and most are having gatherings of friends … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday is Coming Nov 30th

YOU CAN’T FORGET!!! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! Tie a red ribbon around your finger! Put a “post it” on your door! Write it on your mirror in lipstick! What is this about? Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting … Continue reading

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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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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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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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