Here's the latest article from the Birds site at BellaOnline.com.
A blood feather is a growing feather and because it is growing, it has a supply of blood. A normal feather that has finished growing causes no problems if broken or clipped, but a blood feather will bleed – and it may bleed a lot.
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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
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.
Bird Proof Your Home
If you have a human baby in your home that is just starting to crawl and move around, it is necessary to baby proof the home. The same is true if you have a bird, especially a parrot species who will be out of his/her cage.
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
BirD-elicious has some wonderful healthy foods and toys that birds love. Check them out at http://store.yahoo.com/cgi-bin/clink?yhst-77628135963846+xaSXUc+index.html+
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Mavis Metcalf, Editor - Birds Site
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