Important Autumn Checklist for Thoughtful Backyard Birders

Important Autumn Checklist for Thoughtful Backyard Birders

The fall is a busy time for backyard birders. Here's what you need to do now to keep your birds happy.
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How to See More Hummingbirds... Without Leaving Your Home

How to See More Hummingbirds... Without Leaving Your Home

Up until now, you may have only seen one or two hummingbirds at a time briefly visiting your feeder. You may even be able to tell that you have at least one male and one female, usually visiting separately. It’s probably not your fault that you don’t see a lot of birds because no one ever taught you...

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New AMIA Night Lights Have Arrived

New AMIA Night Lights Have Arrived

Looking for a beautiful glass night light? We just received a shipment of gorgeous AMIA night lights. All your favorite birds and butterflies, too, have arrived.
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New Greeting Cards Have Arrived!

New Greeting Cards Have Arrived!

New greeting cards have arrived! We have increased our greeting card offerings, giving you more occasions and more choices!
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Secrets About Feathers

Secrets About Feathers

Think you know everything about feathers? Read here to discover some interesting things you probably never knew!
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Interesting Map with Your Exciting 2021 Sightings of Brilliant Orioles

Interesting Map with Your Exciting 2021 Sightings of Brilliant Orioles

Love orioles? We do, too! Can't wait for them to reach your feeders? This map will help you track the progress through the migration this year!
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Interesting Map with Exciting 2021 Purple Martin Sightings

Interesting Map with Exciting 2021 Purple Martin Sightings

Love purple martins? We do, too! Can't wait for them to reach your feeders? This map will help you track the progress through the migration this year!
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Fun and Exciting Phonetic Alphabet for Ornithologists

Fun and Exciting Phonetic Alphabet for Ornithologists

Have you ever considered what the Phonetic Alphabet might look like if you used only species names for the wild birds of North America? Check out this fun version, designed with the ornithologist in mind.
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2021 Warbler Migration: the Most Exciting Time of the Year

2021 Warbler Migration: the Most Exciting Time of the Year

Love warblers? Do you anxiously await the time when you can get a glimpse of their brilliant spring colors and, if you're lucky, spot a rare bird? We do, too! This map will help you track the progress of their migration this year!
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Interesting Map with Your Exciting 2021 Hummingbird Sightings

Interesting Map with Your Exciting 2021 Hummingbird Sightings

Love hummingbirds? Can't wait for them to reach your feeders? This map will help you track the progress through the migration this year!
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Unique and Fun Phonetic Alphabet for Aviculturists

Unique and Fun Phonetic Alphabet for Aviculturists

Have you ever wondered what the Phonetic Alphabet would look like if you used only species names for our companion birds? Check out this fun version, designed with the aviculturist in mind.
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3 Harmful Mistakes Bird Owners Make with their New Birds

3 Harmful Mistakes Bird Owners Make with their New Birds

Careful interactions during the first, formative weeks of ownership are a great way to enjoy your new bird without resulting in bad habits that can result in rehoming. Here are three common mistakes new bird owners make and how you can easily avoid them.
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How Many Colorful Parakeets Can You Fit in a Cage?

How Many Colorful Parakeets Can You Fit in a Cage?

The title of this column probably sounds like the start of a bad joke, but it is actually one of the more common questions I receive. This column will help you discover the answers to that and other common questions about parakeets.
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Covid-19: 3 Surprising Ways Your Bird Might Be Suffering

Covid-19: 3 Surprising Ways Your Bird Might Be Suffering

Have you noticed a change in your bird's behavior since the start of the pandemic? This column will help you identify critical ways your bird might be suffering.
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3 Beautiful Birds to Attract with Birdhouses

3 Beautiful Birds to Attract with Birdhouses

This column will help you discover what colorful songbirds look for when choosing a home.
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Do I Have to Accept Cookies?

Do I Have to Accept Cookies?

You are not required to accept cookies from CockatooCreations.com to browse our website. This column contains information about what cookies are, how we use them, and why.
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Fill Your Empty Areas With Cheerful Bird Figurines

Fill Your Empty Areas With Cheerful Bird Figurines

When that nosy neighbor drops in, don't be caught off-guard...
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Easing Parrots into Their New Loving Home

Easing Parrots into Their New Loving Home

In the wild, parrots are social creatures that live together in large flocks. When parrots are kept as pets, we humans become their new flock. Parrots still require the social interaction to maintain a well-balanced disposition. 
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How to Create a Complete Bird List

How to Create a Complete Bird List

Have you ever wondered how some people can tell you how many birds they've seen in a year? The answer is by creating a complete bird list; here's how to make one of your own.
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Wild Bird Muffins

Wild Bird Muffins

These muffins are a great treat for your wild birds! Mockingbirds love them, and so do catbirds, robins, and a variety of other birds.
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Helping Mockingbirds Survive the Harsh Winter Months

Helping Mockingbirds Survive the Harsh Winter Months

Mockingbirds are omnivores and eat a variety of foods including, insects, berries, and even seeds. In the summer, mockingbirds dine primarily on insects, and in the winter they eat more berries. This adaptive strategy has allowed mockingbirds to survive the winter months when insects are scarce. 
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Great Horned Owl: Interesting Facts About This Amazing Bird

Great Horned Owl: Interesting Facts About This Amazing Bird

Owls make up over half of the three percent of bird species that are active at night.  The Great Horned Owl is perhaps the most common of the owls
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Festive Pinecones - A Feast For Beloved Wild Birds

Festive Pinecones - A Feast For Beloved Wild Birds

Making treats for the birds is a fun family activity. This recipe for festive pinecones will attract woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, and tufted titmice.
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Our Website has a NEW look!!!

Our Website has a NEW look!!!

It has been almost a year in the works, but we've completely redesigned our website with you in mind. Thank you for all the recent comments and support that have turned this website into what you see here.
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Cranberry Dip--Perfect for Those Thanksgiving Day Games

Cranberry Dip--Perfect for Those Thanksgiving Day Games

This cranberry dip is perfect for festive fall parties, football games, and Thanksgiving get-togethers!
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