Several birds make their home in man-made birdhouses when homes in their natural habitats cannot be found. Birdhouses create a safe place for birds to lay eggs and care for their young during the first moments of their life. Watching birds fly to and from their houses with food for their young can p
The Northeast region of the United States consists of nine states: the Mid-Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; and the New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Some birds common to this region are relatively easy to ident
Sexing cockatiels is an essential part of breeding them. The only way to be completely certain whether your cockatiel is a male or a female is to have their blood or eggshell tested by a laboratory. A trained avian veterinarian can probe your cockatiel, but this process requires extensive training a
Ducking hunting is a pastime enjoyed by sportsmen around the world. Wild ducks include deep-water ducks, which dive for their food, and shoal-water ducks, which do not. Although sportsmen hunt many varieties of ducks, such as Bluebills, Canvasbacks, Pintails and Widgeons, Mallards are the most popul
Taking care of parakeets does not take much effort. The parakeet will begin to lay eggs one to two days after the mating process. Female parakeets will lay an egg every second day and there will be approximately four to seven of them. Baby parakeets will begin hatching after 22 to 30 days gestation.
Your local animal control agency is accustomed to handling dogs and cats, but occasionally they have to deal with pet birds. Some exotic birds end up in animal control after their owners are arrested; other lost pet birds are found by people who turn them in. Many agencies are not prepared to handle
If you come across an orphaned or abandoned crow, you should first be sure it is indeed in need of assistance. Fledgling birds that have left the nest are often unable to fly and remain on the ground. The baby crow's parents may be nearby and still caring for it. Observe for a while to see if the pa