Archive | Bird Species: Care and Breeding

Problems With Breeding Finches

Finches are such small living things 
with delicate bodies and sensitive
 systems, and yet in the wild and in 
their natural habitat they survive
 under all kinds of conditions. The 
difficulty we have is to emulate the
 natural conditions by providing the
 right accommodation, food,
 temperature, humidity etc. and that 
is probably why many things […]

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Guineafowl

Something different in garden and aviary Gordon M Duncan Many South Africans are familiar with the Crowned or Helmeted Guineafowl; either as a roadside bird or a game bird much loved by hunters. What most of us don’t know, however, is that the familiar bird that we all know, is only one of 7 species […]

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KAKARIKIS OR NEW ZEALAND PARAKEETS

May 2004 Kakarikis or New Zealand Parakeets – pleasant Parakeets Kurt Fierens, Belgium with parakeet breeders must be the Cyanoramphus family, namely the Red-fronted Kakariki (Cyanoramphus n. novaezelandiae) and the Yellow-fronted Kakariki (Cyanoramphus a.auriceps) which are the most popular members. There are less well known members as well. In German the Yellow-fronted Kakariki is known […]

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