The Pineapple Green Cheek Conure is a small parrot with a big personality. Their plumage is green with red, blue or yellow markings on the wings, tails and chests. They weigh around 70 grams, live up to 30 years and make attractive pets. This occasionally...
chicken eating grapes
Can chickens eat grapes? Grapes are delicious and nutritious, and it is perfectly safe for chickens to eat the fruit, vines and leaves in moderation. Feeding grapes to chickens is not toxic or harmful but providing them whole can be a choking hazard. Grapes should...
crow sitting on a branch
Crow names sound great when they are as intelligent, distinctive and cool as the crows themselves. Although you’re unlikely to have a real pet crow, you might well have semi-adopted a local crow. One that visits you regularly, and has got to know you, like...
rockhopper penguin with yellow hair
A penguin with yellow hair sounds so exotic, doesn’t it! Would you believe that several penguin species with yellow hair actually do exist? Or rather, yellow crests or feathers on their heads! Types of penguin with yellow hair include the Royal, Macaroni, Rockhopper, King, Emperor,...
black star chickens
Black Star chickens are the hybrid offspring of a Rhode Island Red rooster, and a Barred Plymouth Rock hen. They gained popularity for being prolific egg layers, and because female chicks can be easily distinguished from male chicks, immediately from hatching. This complete guide to...
swimming chicken
Can chickens swim? When it comes to behavior and lifestyle, chickens frequently get lumped in with ducks, geese, swans and other aquatic avians. But here, one of these isn’t like all the others….at least not when it comes to water. Chickens can technically float for...
inside a penguin's mouth
Inside a penguin’s mouth is unique among birds. They have sharp looking ridged papillae on the roof of their mouth and on their tongues. These ridges are used to push fish down their throats, but they look pretty menacing! However, penguins are very gentle, affectionate...
mynah bird
Mynah birds are intelligent, talkative and lovable. Also known as Myna birds, they grow from 12 to inches tall as adults and can live for up to 25 years. The beautiful Mynah bird is a member of the Starling family and come all the...
eagle
Majestic Eagles make incredible pets and hunting companions for a lucky few, but there are plenty more reasons to look for awesome Eagle names. You might want to give your parakeet, cockatiel or lovebird a strong, sharp name. Or to channel that clever, athletic Eagle...
fast ostrich
Are ostriches fast birds or are they slower than you’d think? Ostriches can’t fly, so they need another efficient and quick way to get around. Ostriches run at 45 mph, which isn’t a bad speed to travel in your car, so pretty impressive on foot...

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