What Is a Reliable Bird-safe Emergency Heat Source?

Jean R. is concerned,

 

I have a middle-aged white-capped Pionus parrot. 

 

I live in North Carolina in an apartment that uses electric heat. 

 

I chose this apartment for my parrot because I ran into issues with gas leaks at other places and was concerned about my bird. 

 

But in making the switch I lost the option to use gas logs in a winter loss of power in cold weather (which we had last winter).

 

 I do not even get hot water.  

 

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Windy City Parrot Defines Small And Medium Size Species Of Pet Birds

Small species pet birds

Birds we classify as “Smaller” species 

FYI  There’s something like 100 species of Conures. Conures need to be subdivided into small, medium & large (which is on our to-do list)


Green cheek conures weigh 64 grams (cockatiels are about 100 grams – Patagonian conures weight about 280 grams, about the size of a Timneh African grey.

Don’t think for a minute conures can be classified into one size category

Large Canaries

Gibber Canary

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I’m declaring myself THE caged bird keeper’s influencer for the Internet.

(no one else wanted the gig)

If you follow digital trends as I do, it’s impossible to not recognize “the next big thing in marketing” called influencer marketing something that’s actually been around since 1940

All the “experts” in the many LinkedIn groups I follow and blogs I read coming across my crowded inbox have very precise instructions on how to achieve influencer marketing.

Search for influencers, connect with influencers, reach out to influencers, tell the influencers what great stuff you have, offer cash and gold bullion with the goal of a said influencer with 3 million followers on Instagram happily talking to their fans and followers about what remarkable stuff you have to say. It’s nice you have an instruction document.

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