BehaviorIn Harmony w/ Nature

How Sound Affects Birds

Sound has an essential role in a bird’s life. But the sounds that they are exposed to in our human environment are very different from the sounds in the wild. Therefore, as bird keepers and caregivers, there are a series of things to consider about how sound affects birds to ensure their wellbeing.   When…

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Balanced Food PlanMalnutrition Never feed these foods to parrots.

Never Feed Parrots These Foods

Most parrots are omnivores, they can eat a wide variety of foods. But there are some common foods that you should never feed them. Do you know which foods are safe for your parrot and which ones are dangerous? Here we share a list of the foods to never feed parrots. You may be surprised!…

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Parrot Nutrition Essentials

Have you read Polly Want a Sprout? yet? If not, keep reading to learn what you are missing!   This book helped me understand Leslie’s tried and true recipe for healthy companion parrots – whatever their species. It uses readily available scientific data to discuss holistic solutions that anyone can benefit from. This book focuses on…

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Testimonials Senegal parrot

I have a background in biochemistry

. . I have a background in biochemistry and did scientific research for ten years. I am very impressed that Leslie’s nutritional information for parrots is so well documented. There is so much pseudoscience online —but Leslie really knows what she is talking about. Marie-Claude, Canada

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Testimonials Pineapple green-cheeked conure eating BBFE sprouts.

BBFE! Testimonials

Our clients tell why  Best Bird Food Ever! are the best parrot sprouts Kings Row Pet Hospital LOVES Our Sprouting Blends As a vet, over the past 30 years, I have seen a wide range of parrots and other birds for a far-reaching variety of health problems. Over this time I have also become acutely…

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Parrot Comfort Sounds

The full article, ‘Discovering your bird’s ‘comfort sounds’, appears in the December, 2021, issue of Parrots magazine.    Join the Fun, Email me a video of your parrot’s comfort sounds. Our parrots vocalize in a variety of creative and unique ways. From mimicking cell phone ringers to repeating private and personal conversations, to deafening screams.…

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Balanced Food Plan Pineapple conure loves BBFE!

FIRST Balanced Food Plan for Parrots

My “Balanced Food Plan for Parrots” is the first of its kind. And you can buy your copy now. Birds eat such a tiny amount of food so it is extremely important that each beak-full be packed with essential nutrients. My Balanced Food Plan uses my complete protein sprouting blend, Best Bird Food Ever!, as…

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Sprouting: Failed Attempts & Jar Size

If you are sprouting for only one parrot, this blog post will help you improve your success. Using too large a jar for the amount of BBFE! you sprout can cause failed attempts. An email from one of our customers: Hello Leslie, This morning will mark the third day of sprouting (I opened a new…

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BehaviorParrots Magazine Papaya, a pineapple green-cheeked conure.

Parrots React to Color

This article appears in its entirety in the July, 2021, issue #282, of Parrots magazine . The Holistic Parrot by Leslie Moran . Parrots and Color, Does Your Bird React? This month’s article in my monthly column, ‘The Holistic Parrot’, in Parrot’s magazine, highlights how many people have reported that their parrots react to certain…

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Health & NutritionVideos Karen Becker DVM, awards Game Changer Award to Leslie Moran

Feed Your Birds Whole Foods, Dr Karen Becker

The New Movement to Feed Pet Birds Whole Foods STORY AT-A-GLANCE Leslie Moran, a holistic animal nutrition and care consultant, is passionate about ending avian malnutrition in exotic birds, parrots and finches. She was given a ‘Healthy Pets Animal Game Changer Award’ for the work she’s doing to teach bird lovers how to feed species-appropriate,…

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