Cart Is Empty
In issue 311 -
Unique voice print in parrots – By The Max Planck Society, Behavioural Biology Cognitive Research
In issue 311 -
Endangered Parrots – 40 years on – By Rosemary Low
In issue 311 -
An Endangered Mexican Parrot – thriving in urban areas of south Texas – By GrrlScientist Senior Contributor at Forbes, evolutionary & behavioural ecologist, ornithologist & science writer
In issue 311 -
Human-altered habitat spurs nesting innovations in neotropical parrots – By David Waugh Correspondent, Loro Parque Fundación
Subscribe To Parrots Magazine - Don't miss a thing

Parrots e-Mag Subscriptions


Home eMag subs image

Great Low Prices

 How would you like to have your Parrots eMag subscription delivered straight onto your device? We provide a service to do just that.

Visit our e-Mag subscriptions page to register now.


Subscribe and Save

A holiday with the kids!

Spreads for web Parrots 278 4

David Vickery tells what it is like

I have always been known for taking my parrots away on holiday and always continued taking them abroad to France and Spain in the summer holidays. Since COVID-19, and some recent health problems, we haven’t been able to manage the distance and have spent our summer holidays in Weymouth and the surrounding area instead. Last year the weather was so good that we couldn’t tell we weren’t abroad. This year was a little different, but not as bad as the weather man told us! We have still been able to make the most of all the days out.

We have a favourite caravan site in Weymouth who welcome our accompanied parrots, Georgie a Green-winged Macaw, Bella a Moluccan Cockatoo, Millie a Military Macaw and Kenny an Orange-winged Amazon. Millie has come with all her paperwork, which shows that she was Spanish bred and was imported into the UK before we had her. All our birds that come out with us are harness trained as in my opinion, wing-clipping and leg chains are not suitable or safe methods of restraint.

We use a combination of harnesses depending on the individual parrot as some have better training to accept harnesses in different ways, and we adapt to them individually. Bella prefers the adventure or aviator harnesses whereas Georgie and Kenny prefer the feather tether and Millie seems to be happy with either.

Buy Now!




Invalid Name
Invalid email address
Please identify how you found us
Invalid Input

Subscribe Now!

Subscribe to parrots magazine

subscribe today. The best most widely read magazine for parrot lovers.


Our Address

Parrots magazine is published by
Imax Visual Ltd, West Building,
Elm Grove Lane, Steyning BN44 3SA

Telephone +44 (0)1273 464777
© Parrots magazine 2023