Fruit: Evil Or Parrot-Safe? A question on giving fruit to your parrot came up.   We do NOT make fruit a part of our parrot’s regular diet because we don’t have access to unripe fruit. When we get green bananas at the grocery store, we do offer these. I...

What is A Stress Bar On A Parrot Feather?

A Parrot’s Feather Can Tell A Tale- When we first adopted Kami, our Harlequin Macaw baby, I noticed that she had stress bars. These are ‘incomplete’ parts of the feather than run across the feather, perpendicular to the feather’s quill. These...