Cockatiels, like most crested birds, show a lot of emotion using their crests. Contrary to popular belief, they can tell you more than just anger or comfort/happiness.
There are many different arguments over whether it's good to pluck a blood feather or if it's better to use cornstarch powder to stop the bleeding. Here are some basic rules to get you started.
With so much controversy over what to feed a parrot, how can anybody be completely sure what the perfect diet consists of?
Anthropomorphism is defined as the attribution of human characteristics to an animal. Why, as owners, are we so tempted to treat our birds like children? Furthermore, why is it a problem?
This is an article preparing you for the difficulties of breeding parakeets/budgies and how it can be a thrilling but tiresome experience.