Category Archives: Birds

Anything to do with birds, wild or domestic. Bird watching. Parrots. Bird that can talk. Bird brains.

Trapping and Shooting Strategies for Eliminating European Starlings and…

I’ve been meaning to write this article for a long time.  As a member of a few birding forums, I see a lot of requests for advice with sparrow trapping and shooting and I always post a lot of information, but … Continue reading

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Feeding Purple Martins During Inclement Weather

In late March 2011, I was staring out my window watching the falling rain and sleet and the thermometer that was falling even faster.  I was also keeping watch on my eight purple martins that had arrived 10 days earlier … Continue reading

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The Walk Around Sparrow Lake: A Short Story

When I took a walk around Grass Valley Lake I created a short video, and came up with the idea for this short fiction story. This tale is about a fictional place called Sparrow Valley Lake, but Grass Valley Lake … Continue reading

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The Cat On A Wall With A Bird

The other morning I was intrigued by a cat sitting on a wall in the early morning. A bird kept flying in close proximity to the cat, who acted like he sort of wanted to catch the bird. However, the … Continue reading

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Separating the Yolk from the White

A couple of years ago, my daughter and I decided to raise chickens. I wrote about that here. In time, the hens grew, and they started laying very regularly. I thought this would be a good way to provide ourselves … Continue reading

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How To Train A Parrot

Training a parrot takes patience and skills. I have a quaker parrot  that is now 4 years old and will be 5 years old this month. It is best to start training a parrot when it’s a baby. When it … Continue reading

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