I’m the proud owner of a 12-yr old grey-cheeked Conure. We named him ’Gauguin’ due to his similar color palette that matches the famous artist’s work — namely, viridian green, teal, cadmium yellow, red ochre and zinc white.
Our pets enjoy getting new toys - and dogs, especially, love to tear open their wrappings. So, here are my picks of this year's best, including gifts for dogs, cats, pet birds, rabbits, ferrets, geckos and other small pets!
His seminal work, Birds of America was published between 1827 and 1838. In it, he painted, catalogued and defined bird species. John James Audubon, the celebrated 19th-century artist was an ornithologist and naturalist who founded the Audubon Society, a non-profit that forged new grounds in aviary conservation.
New research is indicating birds' eggs are a major factor in determining high flyers. For instance, based on a Sandpiper’s egg resembling a teardrop, a hummingbird’s looking similar to a jellybean and a owl’s like a golf ball, these characteristics provide clues as to how fast these birds can fly.