Sunday, April 15, 2007

Finch As A Pet Bird!

Finches can be kept as a pet bird. Finch is the name given to birds that lie to a household of seedeaters. Many finches sing attractively but not all Finches sing. Most species have boring colors, but a few are brilliantly colored. All have steep, pointed conical bills, strong enough to break seeds. Finches as a pet bird usually have a lifespan of approximately 5 years to approx. 9 years. There is such a broad diversity of finches! There length in size is from approx. 3 inches up to approx. 7 inches. Most Finches as a pet bird do not like to be handled. Finches like to be fed and given water daily. How to care for your Pet Bird!

Saturday, April 7, 2007

Watching Birds

No matter where you reside -- in a tenement, duplex, or single family home, in an urban area, or a rural area. Quietly stand still and you can hear them: wild birds. It's hard to visualize our existence without them.
The art of watching birds is one of the quickest growing pastimes in the country. It's easy to comprehend why. Birds are enjoyable to watch.
And you can see them just about anywhere. The easiest place to begin is in your own yard. All it takes to have their care is water, nutrient, and a spot to construct a nest. Greater then twenty four types of birds in North American will nest in bird houses. The ensuing depictions will help you decide which birds might come to your living area.
1. Bluebirds
2. Robins
3. Chikadees, Nuthatches, Titmice
4. Brown Creepers and Prothonotary Warblers
5. Wrens
6. Tree and Violet-Green Swallows
7. Barn Swallows and Phoebes
8. Purple Martins
9. Flycatchers
10. Woodpeckers
11. Owls
12. And other types not mentioned
To get a close up view of these different birds you will need a set of Binoculars