Species Profiles

Originally published in the June/July 2018 issue of Bird Talk. Thinking about bringing home some chickens? You aren’t alone: Keeping chickens in the backyard has been a trend for several years now. In fact, nearly 1 percent of U.S. households keep chickens, according to the LA Times. That number that...
zebra finches
Originally published in the June/July 2018 issue of Bird Talk. Are you interested in birds, but not in any of the parrot species? Then a group of finches might in your future! And there are no better birds to start out with then the adorable zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). These...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGEguhgQ0NA&w=560&h=315] Scientific Name: Melopsittacus undulatus Family: Psittacidae Size: 7 inches from head to tail. Life Span: 5 to 8 years is the norm, but some live as long as 12 years in captivity. Origin: Australia Physical Description: In the wild, they have a pale green body and a yellow head with black bars and...
Do you know your stuff about kakapos? Take this quiz and find out! 1. The Kakapo parrot hails from: a. Australia b. New Zealand c. Malaysia d. Kokomo, Indiana 2. Which of these statements is true? a. It the only flightless and nocturnal parrot. b. It evolved in a country which had virtually no mammals or predators...
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