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Members of Holistic Bird Discussion List at Yahoo.com volunteered to share their knowledge and expertise in a series of articles written for The Holistic Bird Newsletter, which was published online from 2001-2004. The discussion list is still being administered by loyal members. Articles from the newsletter can be found on this site. They are listed below and categorized by subject.

Newsletter Index

Anatomy and Physiology

Avian Immune System

Avian Digestive System

Avian Egg

Avian Urinary System

Avian Reproductive System

 

Ask Ash

Herbs, Toys, Disabilities

Plucking, Clipped too Short

Head Shaking

Wanting a Bird

 

Behavior

A B C Method

Affected by Health

Bonding

The Not-so-hidden Link between Diet and Behavior

EB Cravens Interview

Clicker Training

Feathers and Flight

Importance of Foraging

Pet or Paradox...Owner or Steward?

Tips for the Fourth

Training with Reinforcement

 

Environment

Clover Lawns

To Fly or Not to Fly

The Gift of Wings

Safe Bird Toys

Outdoor Flight Construction

 

From the Field

Canadian Geese

February

Free-range Ducks and Geese

Giardia

Indiscriminate Pawpaw

Something to Crow About

My Crows

Pastured Peacocks

Spring

Summer Mornings

 

Health and Disease

Avian Fatty Liver Disease

Avian Stress Management

Birds with Special Needs

Chronic Egg Laying

Case Study: Tooki, a Timneh

Chronic and Recurring Health Problems

Emergency First Aid

Feather Picking and Diet

Frankie's Diary | Cloacal Prolapse and White Oak Bark | Prolapsed Parrotlet

Vet's View: Feather Picking Diagnosis

Vet's Views: Feather Picking Part Two

Behavior Consultant's View of Feather Picking

Fitness Factor of Flight

Niles and PDD

The Deadly Ps

 

Healing with Herbs

Aloe Vera

Buckthorn

Cayenne

Dandelion

Echinacea

Ginger

Hops

Milk Thistle

Plantain

Sage

Slippery Elm

White Willow

Yarrow

 

Healing with other Modalities

Energy Healing

Energy Meridians

Healing Animals With Flower Essences

The Bach Flower Essences

Australian Bush Flower Essences for Birds

Laser Light Therapy

Healing With Touch

Healing with Sound

Homeopathy: Introduction and Application

Meditation

Self Medication of Finches

 

Nature's Garden

Artichokes

Asparagus

Basil

The Bees and the Birds

Beet Root

Broccoli

Carrots

Celery

Cucumber

Edible Flowers for Parrots

Garlic

Kale

Peas

Peppers

Quinoa

Spinach

Squash

 

Nutrition

Diet: Past, Present, & Beyond - Phytonutrition

Essential Fatty Acids

Enzymes Overview

Feeding the Companion Parrot

Feeding Greens to Fussy Eaters

Food Pyramid for Parrots

Red Palm Oil Trials

 

Notebook

Droppings from here & there

Evolution of Flight & Beaks

Teflon; Speech

Natural anti-inflammatories against COX-2 enzyme | Cranberries | Dealing with fruit flies | Dealing with spiders | Chlorophyll helps to prevent liver damage from aflatoxins

Maggots and Wounds | Autumn Berries and Lycopene | Variety is the Key | Manufactured Food Concerns | Bathing and Featherpicking | Resveratrol | Pesticides on Produce

Vitamin K and Bone Loss | Nuts and Heart Health | Ginseng, Echinacea, and Immunity | Chitosan as a Food Preservative | Schools of Natural Health | Sugar Basics |

Toxic Metals Found in Fertilizers | Drugs versus Herbs | Anti-pollution Houseplants | New book about African Greys | Acupuncture and the Brain

Eclectic Eccentricities | Stop Bleeding with Herbal Powder | Recipe to Remove Heavy Metals | Emergency E-mail Network | Combat Avian Stress | Tea Tippling | African Grey Conference | Ginseng & Echinacea | Honey Outperforms Anitbiotics

 

Recipes

No Bake Flax Snacks

Recipes May 01

Sprouts and More May 03

Sprouts and More Feb 03

 

Rescue Report

What is Sanctuary? :: Should Breeders Rescue?
When Good Advice Goes Bad :: Rescue, Sanctuary and Disease :: Can You Change Your Mind?

Bird census :: Health issues in bird adoption :: Mollywood volunteers :: AAV and Gabriel Foundation :: A closer look
at habitat facilities

Flying with Your Bird :: Monitoring Health and Weight :: Mackie Comes Home...continuned :: Tribute to Elayne Britton Brown

Parrot Welfare Politics :: Parrots and Animal Shelters :: Mackie Comes Home :: Volunteer :: END and Rehoming :: Bird Care in the Netherlands

Quarantine :: Love Has Wings:Three Rescue Stories :: Improving Overall Health :: Bird Keeping in Japan :: Forever Homes :: Resources

Interview with Julie Murad |Rescue Story | Giving Back | Sinclair | Tip for Your Bird's Future

Rescue Report: Networking...more

Animal Addicts...more

Choosing a Rescue...more

Defining Rescue...more

Red's Story and The WPWA

Rescue Report: Introducing the Column

 

Species Focus

African Greys

Budgies

Cockatiels

Eclectus

Jardine's parrot

Quakers

 

Viewpoint

Feral Cats

Mailing Birds

Free Flight Folly

Recycled Feathers

Uncontrolled Flight

 

 

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