Flying Feathers – How do Birds Fly?

How Do Birds Fly?   Browse through pictures of our feathered friends. Take note of the feather positioning, wing movements, leg and feet positions and the overall body structure of the various birds. (If you haven’t already, read this article to find out why.)   Click on an image to enlarge.  

How Do Birds Fly?

Ever wondered how birds fly? “Yeah, sure!” you might say, “that’s a real stupid question… they flap their wings, of course!” Yes, of course, duh! They have wings…but so does a chicken, an ostrich, a kakapo and a kiwi. Chickens love to flap their wings! But they don’t fly…?! (Kakapo are also known as “owl […]

Forthcoming Event

COMING UP… Regular Club Events are held where members, their family and fellow bird-lovers get together. Events include meetings, socials and excursions. Feel free to browse the photo collections in our Events Gallery. Details of our next forthcoming event are as follows:     !! Diarize the date !! WATCH THIS SPACE If you are […]

New Events

COMING UP… Regular Club Events are held where members, their family and fellow bird-lovers get together. Events include meetings, socials and excursions. Feel free to browse the photo collections in our Events Gallery. Details of our next forthcoming event are as follows: Diarize the date!! Saturday, 31 August 2019 Excursion to the aviaries of some […]

Ringneck Parakeet Cage Requirements

In this rather short article you will find the Ringneck Parakeet Cage Requirements as stipulated by Department of Environmental Affairs.   Do they have access to the outside if they escape their cage?! Can they escape their cage?! Psittaculi Kramerii aka Rose-Ringed Parakeet aka Ringneck Parakeet/Parrot   Everyone (should) know by now that Ringneck Parakeets […]

RINGNECK PARAKEETS- INFORMATION AND NEWS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL RINGNECK BREEDERS       The following is a summary from an article in the PASA magazine (Focus), March 2019 edition. This article contains important information about Ringneck Parakeets that all owners and breeders need to take note of. You can download Focus from the PASA website.   “Chapter 7 of […]

Ringneck Parakeet Record-keeping

  RECORD-KEEPING OF YOUR ROSE-RINGED PARAKEETS   Puzzled or worried about your Ringneck Parakeet Record-keeping? To begin with, keeping proper records of your Ringnecks are very important. (As discussed in one of the previous Ringneck Parakeets articles.) This will ensure compliance with the DEA’s conditions for the permit issued to PASA (read more here). By […]

Ringneck Parakeets Permit And Conditions

  RINGNECK CONDITIONS FOR PERMIT ISSUED TO PASA In previous articles I mentioned the fact that the DEA issued a Ringneck permit to PASA together with a document stipulating the permit conditions.   CONTENTS OF THE DEA DOCUMENT All Ringneck owners and breeders should fully read, download, and keep a copy of this document at […]

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