Category: Care sheets

Kakariki

Kakariki

Intelligent birds who will easily learn words and songs. Very loving towards their owners and enjoy cuddles Colours: Wild kakariki’s are green with blue primary feathers and a red forehead with a red stripe extending across the eyes. Cinnamon, turquoise and pied are examples of other morphs.  Housing: A large indoor or large outdoor enclosure.… Read more »

Indian Ring-Necked Parakeet

Male Indian Ring-Necked Parakeet

Extremely loyal birds who require an attentive owner who has lots of time to dedicate to this beautiful bird Colours: Most commonly green, also seen in bright yellows, reds, albino, blue and others. Most typically green with blue tail feathers and yellow feathers under the wings. Housing: Lives alone. Do not keep more than 1… Read more »

Parrotlet

A beautiful small bird similar to a parrot which can learn to speak and requires much enrichment Colours: The base colour of a parrotlet is green/yellow but they are available in captivity in colours such as blue, yellow, lutino, fallow, darker green, pastel, Isabel (cinnamon), albino Housing: Prefer to live alone with enrichment, can be… Read more »

Cockatiel

Cockatiel Care Sheet

Known to be very friendly birds who are fond of their owners and enjoy spending time outside the cage with them Colours: Cockatiels have a grey body with a lighter chest and abdomen , white on the wings and yellow and white on the face– they have orange cheeks.  They are also bred in various… Read more »

Love Bird

Love bird care sheet

Love birds mate for life when kept together. Provide lots of attention/enrichment when keeping singularly Colours: Wild love birds are normally green, yellow, blue and orange, but there are many other colours available in captivity including; Black, Silver, grey, Peach and more Housing: Love birds require as big an enclosure as possible to allow them… Read more »

Musk Turtle

Black Musk Turtle CB21

Musk turtles are small turtles reaching around 5inches as adults. They are found in North America and inhibit streams, rivers and lakes. Musk Turtle hatchlings are extremely small, around the size of a one pence piece. They are dark when little and develop light brown and yellow colouring as adults. Musk turtles enjoy an aquatic… Read more »

Red Foot Tortoise

red foot tortoise

Red foot tortoises originate in Central and Southern America making them a humidity loving species Red Foot Tortoises grow very large and males can weigh up to 9kg that’s 1 and a half stone! Red foots– unlike some tortoises– are scavengers who occasionally eat pinkie mice (once or twice a month) they also eat mango, berries… Read more »

Marginated Tortoise

Marginated tortoises come from southern greece around mountain areas. In the wild they bask in the sun hot temperatures with high UVB. They require both Heat and UVB in captivity which takes the form of a basking lamp and UVB tube, or a dual Heat & UVB bulb along with a Calcium +D3 supplement powder. Marginated… Read more »

Horsefield Tortoise

Horsefield tortoises come from Central Asia and around mountain areas on the edge of Russia. In the wild they bask in the sun hot temperatures with high UVB. They require both Heat and UVB in captivity which takes the form of a basking lamp and UVB tube, or a dual Heat & UVB bulb along with… Read more »

Hermann’s Tortoise

Hermann's Tortoise CB19

Hermann’s tortoises come from southern Europe around grassy mountain areas In the wild they bask in the sun hot temperatures with high UVB. They require both Heat and UVB in captivity which takes the form of a basking lamp and UVB tube, or a dual Heat & UVB bulb along with a Calcium +D3 supplement powder.… Read more »