An Introduction to Softbills: what they are, and before you get one.

When most people think of pet birds a number of parrot species, canaries, and a few finch species are what come to mind, and all the common pet birds have something in common; a diet that is primarily seed (though these birds should certainly not only be fed seed, they too need a diverse diet). Indeed many people are unaware that such a huge variety of other bird species are kept, including toucans, starlings, and hornbills among many others. (more…)