Latest Episodes

Come visit Bird Paradise Singapore!
June 19, 2023

A special treat for our loyal BirdCast listeners - a special episode for your enjoyment and education!For decades Jurong Bird Park in Singapore held the mantle of the biggest and most impressive bird collection available for viewing and exhibition to the

Quarantine in your aviaries and the end of the year with Birdman Dad
November 25, 2022

For the final episode for 2022 Birdman Dad is having a chat about what he suggests when you receive new birds into his aviaries and what he does regarding quarantine.We wish all our listeners a very safe and merry festive season and a very Happy 2023.Hope

The artful glossie black cockatoo
November 12, 2022

You may (or may not) be aware but there are no glossie black cockatoo homelands in Western Australia AND there are no glossies on public display either.So what do West Aussies do when they want to see a glossie??  Well a group of youth we found out in a s

Aviary building with Birdman Dad
October 30, 2022

Building aviairies or remodelling existing aviaries can be as much as a hobby as the birds that end up in them. Birdman dad has been building and remodelling aviaries either for himself or helping out other bird keepers with their aviaries for as long as

A little bit extra (avian nutrition)
October 13, 2022

It's spring and your avairy kept birds need to have a varied diet to keep healthy and support their babies. Listen in for some hints and tips on products that can be helpful in keeping your birds in top health.

Creating neutral territory for aviary birds
September 29, 2022

Some aviary birds need extra attention when it comes to new introductions - especially several species of finches. Today Birdman Dad is going to share with you, amongst some other ideas, how you can create a finch introduction space.BirdCast also has on o

Bird Hospital
September 15, 2022

There are a few essentials you need to have when you have pet birds, one of those is a confinement/hospital/hot box - a small, warm space a pet bird can go when they are unwell.Today's episode discusses these boxes and some suggestions on what to do

Nest box troubles and unwell birds
September 01, 2022

Many years ago an old farmer shared with me his realities of having livestock; he reassured me that even though it was saddening (and at times devastating emotionally and to lineage genetics) that if you are involved with living things, then innately you

A grass parrot coloured like a rainbow - the beautiful scarlet chested parrot.
August 18, 2022

The scarlet chested parrot would have to be one of the most colourful small parrots of Australia; a little parrot ,hat like the budgie , has found itself living in the most unusual places throughout the world.  What was once a common bird seen in and arou

Birding Garden - wild birds making the best of what aviculturists have on offer.
August 04, 2022

Birdman Dad is back this week - talking about what he is up to with his pet birds but also the little gems of wild bird life he gets to glimpse and be part of because he keeps pet birds.And he is learning all the time!As well as chatting about some recent