My wishes to you and your family for a very happy new year.
Here's the latest article from the Birds site at BellaOnline.com.
Hand Feeding Baby Budgies
Properly hand fed babies grow up a little more confident and a lot tamer to start with than a parent fed budgie and a hand fed male budgie will probably talk.
Check out the wonderful pictures you can use for postcards at:
I add new postcards regularly
The rate me selection of bird pictures has been growing but we would love it if you added your pet bird’s pictures in as well, or just take a look at the photos and rate them at
If you got a new camera this Christmas, please think of posting pictures of your birds.
Be sure to visit birds.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Birds. To participate in fun online discussions, this site has a bulletin board all about Birds that you can visit here –
The forum always has people looking for advice and normally we have a few knowledgeable people willing to advise them.
Covering Bird Cages
There can be three answers to the question "do you cover your bird's cage?" – yes, no or sometimes.
To make it easy for you to see everything that is at the site, I have created a Birds Site Map. Here you have access to all the bird profiles, articles, book & movie reviews as well as the popular bird jigsaw puzzles and postcards in the fun & games category. You will find the Birds Site Map at
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I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I'd love to hear about your birds.
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Mavis Metcalf, Editor - Birds Site
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