Little Feathered Buddies

Small birds, big hearts


 Getting Started

*General Info
 - Species profiles
 - Bird Psychology
 - Body Language
 - Sexing
 - Mutations (Budgies)
 - Senses
 - Breeding Aspects
 - Links etc

 Bird Care
 Taming & Training
 Health & Nutrition

 Breeding & Genetics

Photo Contest

Art Contest



Birdland Paradise Game

General Information

Links & Thanks

General links:
Winged Wisdom - an extensive library of pet-bird articles

Feeding Feathers - a Facebook group dedicated to bird nutrition, with an emphasis on natural foods.
Foraging articles:, On African Wings

Psychology, behavior & training:
Clicker Training for Birds: Getting Started - an excellent book on clicker training techniques.
Bird-Click - a Yahoo group on clicker training for birds. One of the owners wrote the book listed above.
Good Bird Inc - the website of Barbara Heidenreich, a highly respected bird trainer.
Height Dominance - an article by Steve Martin.

Avian Genetics - a detailed technical explanation.
Petcraft: Mutations in Aviculture - a simpler technical explanation that includes information on how the different mutations affect the feathers.
Beginner Guide to Genes, Mutations and Hybrids - was our genetics article too complicated? Try this one - it's more simplified and includes diagrams.


Thanks and Credits

This site involved major team work. The web team wishes to thank everyone that has taken part in the site's construction and/or have given opinions on how to better the site.

This is the partial list of "who did what", put in alphabetical order based on the author's name. Credit goes to....

Emily L. for writing articles titled:

  • How many?
  • Male/female?
  • Age?
  • Health aid kit
  • Evacuation kit
  • Baths

Karen D. for writing articles titled:

  • Sexing very young budgies (under 6 months)
  • Breeding article

MystiBird for writing articles titled:

  • Signs of illness

Articles by Carolyn Tielfan have her name at the bottom.

All the LFB members for numerous things: supporting the site, helping with content input, answering FAQs.