Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

King of the moaners!

Having read recently about Stephen White from King’s Lynn, Norfolk being threatened with court action after neighbours complained that Buddy, his African Grey, was too noisy and kept whistling Old MacDonald’s Farm, over and over again, it reminded me of my own neighbours when I used to keep Australian Parakeets in aviaries in my back garden.

Read more: Letters: King of the moaners!


Dear Parrots magazine,

Sparrow hawk spooking cockatiels

On several occasions recently, first thing in the morning, I have been woken by the sound of my cockatiels flying around their aviary in a complete frenzy.  When I spoke to my neighbour about it he told me that a sparrow hawk had been visiting his bird table and had been catching sparrows and carrying them off.  My cockatiels can see the bird table from the flight and this was obviously what was upsetting them.

Read more: Letters: Sparrow hawk spooking cockatiels


Dear Parrots magazine,

2 AGs just didn’t work

I was interested to read about Jutka’s two African Greys living happily together, and with her, as companion parrots in the October 2013 issue (189).

Read more: Letters: 2 AGs just didn’t work


Dear Parrots magazine,

Bird rescue in Belize

I just wanted to write and say how much I enjoyed Nikki Buxton’s article on running a bird rescue in Belize.

Read more: Letters: Bird rescue in Belize

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