Here are some great articles provided by our Club Members. All articles are  in PDF format, print & share.



Bird safe Plants by Krystal Anne Prasser


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Birds that require license by Jenny van Reyk

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"Lovebirds". Some entry level information by John McDougall  


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Thinking About Hand Rearing Your Chicks? by John McDougall  


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"The Musk Lorikeet" An article by Jim van Reyk.


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"The Varied Lorikeet" An article by Jim van Reyk.

Reprinted with permission from the November-December 2010 edition of Parrot Society of Australia Inc News.


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DIY Calcium Bells by Jim van Reyk (PDF file size: 848kb)

The following is a recipe and “how to” for calcium/grit bells. I have one in each flight, hung off the side wire panel, just above the front perch hanger, which the birds chew at it regularly. It is a source of calcium sulphate, grit (also another form of calcium) charcoal (assists in absorbing toxins) and calcium carbonate.

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Lorikeet Feed Mix Mk 3 by Jim van Reyk (PDF file size: 56kb)

I have been using this mix with only a little bit of modification for well over twenty years. I feed as a dry mix that is available to the Lorikeets at all times. This is basically a nectar/pollen substitute that delivers high levels of energy and protein.



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Sexing of Australian Native Parrots by Jim van Reyk (PDF file size: 76kb)

Sexing of Australian Native Parrots/Lorikeets/Cockatoos.




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Black Cockatoos by Jim van Reyk.


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