Parrot Nation

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


African Grey

My “Grey Garden”

Parker I‘m of the belief that either you’re a “Grey” person or you’re not. Some “Grey” people like Greys and other species. And some, like me, really prefer just Greys. There is something about them that simply enchants me. I... Continue Reading →

Dating Quiz For Single Bird People

Merlin at Best Friends For those of us with birds, finding a date among “Non-Bird People” can prove to be somewhat of a challenge. Take this little light-hearted test and it might help sort out how you think you might... 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 →

Avian Aerobics

Parker with his Girlfriend, Maria If you have parrots or birds of any sort, you probably know by now that it is not for the weak. I’m sure the uninitiated most likely think that keeping birds is a delicate hobby,... Continue Reading →


I'm clearly obsessed. And disturbed, did I mention I am feeling very disturbed? Yup, it's the "Mommy Blog" thing again. I know this is primarily a blog about parrots, and I'm in total agreement with this. I can hear it now... Continue Reading →

Parrot-Teacher Conference

I remember "Parent-Teacher" Conferences. My parents would dutifully dress up and go to my school to meet with my teacher of that year. Back then, it was a suit for my Father and a nice poly-blend shift for my Mother... Continue Reading →

Stuff Bird People Like #4: Taking Photos of Their Birds

Pamela Carter's Bird "Parker" I am sooo guilty of this! When Parker was a baby, I was shooting photos of him every time he so much as sprouted a new feather or even blinked. In my own defense, I knew... Continue Reading →

Shari Mirojnick- A Member of the Parrot Nation

This is my friend Shari. Shari is an extraordinary individual in the field of birds. She has a plethora of Greys, (I guess a plethora in this case would be seven.) that she takes exquisite care of and is truly a... Continue Reading →

With Greys, It’s What They See, Not What They Say

African Greys have a very lofty reputation. They are considered to be not only one of the best communicators in the animal kingdom, but one of the most intelligent. The majority of them either talk their little feathered noggins off... Continue Reading →

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