Parrots magazine readers letters

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,

Think Parrots 2014

Six friends and myself are all looking forward to coming to Parrots magazine’s THINK PARROTS show on Sunday 22 June.  Two of us flew in from Switzerland last year and really enjoyed the talks and meeting many of the parrot experts, including EB Cravens, Rosemary Low and David Woolcock.

Read more: Letters: Think Parrots 2014


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


Dear Parrots magazine,

Great escapee advice!

I was gutted when my African Grey flew out of the back door last week, during one of my children’s birthday parties.  It was an awful time for this to happen as I was in charge of 10 young children at the time!  But I had read Kirsten Badham’s article in the April 2014 (issue 195) on tips to get back an escapee parrot and this helped enormously!

Read more: Letters: Great escapee advice!

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