Improving The Lives Of Pet Birds & Their Carers

My Mission:

As a fellow bird carer, my aim is to help people provide a healthy, safe, and enriching life to their birds through highly informative, reliable, and free content. 

No matter your issues, is here for you and your feathered companions!

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Who Am I?

Hi, my name is Joseph Calabrese, i’m the founder and primary author for I first started caring for cockatiels in the year 2020 and have since learnt a ton about their care requirements, their social nature, their intelligence, and their natural behaviours. 

I’ve dedicated myself to sharing everything I know about cockatiels and other parrots on this website with people such as yourself!  

My main goal is quite simple:

I want to turn this website into a huge library of useful and reliable information about the various aspects of bird care so that owners can give their birds the happy and healthy life they deserve.

Read more about me…

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Upgrade Your Cockatiels Cage:

There are many high-quality foraging toys on the market, but there are also plenty of crappy ones. This article reveals the top 10 foraging toys on the market for small parrots, such as cockatiels or budgies…

Cockatiels are very costly pets. One of the most expensive one time payments you’ll need to make is toward a large, sturdy cage. This article compared the 14 best cages for cockatiels…

Organic wood perches are the best types of perches to have inside the cage. After all, they are what wild parrots primarily perch on. Out of this top 10 list of natural wood perches, there are perches of varying shapes, sizes, textures, and purposed that are beneficial to your bird…

Top 3 Cages For Small Parrots:

i.Pet Bird Cage Aviary Large

Details about this cage:

Dimensions: 31″ L x 18.5″ W x 54″ H 

Bar spacing: 0.6″ 


  • Best budget bird cage
  • Includes slide-out tray for easy cleaning
  • Easy to assemble (instructions included) 


  • Not very sturdy
  • Bars bend quite easily

A&E Cage Company Elegant Style Flight Cage

Details about this cage:

Dimensions: 32″ L x 21″ W x 61″ H    

Bar spacing: 0.6″ 


  • Easy to clean
  • Strong & durable materials
  • Built-in bowl holders


  • Assembly instructions unclear

A&E Extra Large Flight Cage

Details about this cage:

Dimensions: 40″ L x 30″ W x 72″ H    (HUGE!)

Bar spacing: 0.5″  


  • Huge cage that can easily fit 5 cockatiels
  • 2 Large front doors
  • Slide-out tray for easy cleaning
  • Strong & durable


  • One of the most expensive bird cages on the market

Top 3 Perches For Small Birds:

Birds LOVE Medium Sized PepperWood Perch

Details about this perch:

Length: 10″ 

Material: Natural hardwood


  • Hardwood, which makes it very durable
  • Thick diameter (about 1.5″)
  • Good surface variety (healthy for parrot feet)


  • A bit pricey

Niteangel Natural Wood Platform Perches

Details about this perch:

Length: 6.5″

Material: Chinese fir wood 


  • An ideal roosting perch
  • Doubles as a shredding toy
  • Good value for money


  • Can be destroyed quickly
  • Bark removes easily during cleaning

JW Rope Perch For Birds

Details about this perch:

Length: 32″

Material: Soft rope


  • Easy to bend & twist
  • Available in different sizes
  • Colourful (interesting to birds)


  • Fibres can be frayed
  • Can be intimidating to birds afraid of bright colours

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