Parrot Nation

Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.


Recipes for your Parrots

I Like What Works

Over the years, I have tried different types of bird supplements for my birds. I think it’s smart to add a vitamin supplement to a bird’s diet. Even though my Greys have  a very nutritious daily menu, I still sprinkle... Continue Reading →

A Schmear

People occasionally ask me how they can get their parrots to eat something that’s  good for them when their parrots look at them as though they were serving them strychnine. I always tell them the same thing. The answer lies... Continue Reading →

Fine Dining

Grainy photo, but you get the point. What is fine dining to a parrot? No, this is not a rhetorical question. I’m really asking. I think fine dining  for a parrot is, or should be something that is not only... Continue Reading →

Just Because They Sell It, Doesn’t Mean You Should Buy It (The Nitty-Gritty on Grit)

Grit. This is a gritty subject. Grit. Grit, grit. People think if it’s being sold, their bird needs it. Not grit. Not for parrots. Insoluble Grit blows for parrots. They don’t need it. Shouldn’t have it. Grit is for birds that... Continue Reading →

Dialing, Reel-to-Reel,and Typewriters (A Rant Against the All-Seed Diet For Parrots)

This website has this image: The Old Telephone Company I’m showing my age. I remember all of these. And if you don’t know what I’m referring to, you are younger than me. I used to dial phones because that’s what everybody... Continue Reading →

“Teenie Weenie Beanies- The Video

I did a "quick and dirty" version of my cooked bean mix for my birds. I wanted to make them today and I had to go to the store for beans so rather than soak them overnight, I did a... Continue Reading →

More on the Recipe for “Chop”

I just made a fresh batch of "Chop". I made about 40 meals, which is just short of 3 weeks worth of twice daily meals for my Greys. Along with the "Chop", I serve sprouts, a nut mix, and a... Continue Reading →

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