|Many cages and flights are housed in this building.|
It may appear open, but the "window" area has a clear cover.
This yard building has heat for sheltering and/or wintering birds.
|This is a side view of the same building. |
Entrance at left. It's winter, so leaves on the ground and
trees are bare. Spring will make everything pretty.
|Inside the same building. Left side of one of several areas. |
There is a large flight at the end of the hallway. Half doors allow safe entry.
Birds generally stay up high, so by bending over to enter, birds remain safe.
|Right side of the same hallway. Flight at the end.|
|A close up of the aviary at the end of the hallway. |
There is an even larger one at the other end.
|Another section of the same building. Notice the variation of small flights.|
This one houses diamond doves and now a pair of Bourkes (formerly mine).
|This building is a busy place with many varieties of birds. |
A push cart helps distribute seed to each cage or aviary,
and helps deliver fresh water to all the birds daily.
|A self-built, functional building that many of us could copy.|
|Most of the building has cement floors. This addition has a cement block floor. |
Skylight above allows light in, yet keeps cold drafts out.
Button quail on aviary floors help control bugs.
|Goodbye Clyde. I'm sure you and Bonnie |
will enjoy your new, bigger space.
|Notice the half door entry into this flight. A variety of nest box choices|
for a variety of birds. It's always wise to have more nesting locations
than there are birds in an aviary. You don't want them to squabble.
|An outdoor aviary. The bird in upper left is a Rosela parakeet.|
As you probably know, they are larger than Bourkes, Budgies, Turks or Splendids.
|An outside aviary near the house didn't allow for a view from farther away.|
|A different outside aviary, less fancy, but functional.|
The far right houses white homing pigeons who are currently out flying.
Notice both provide shelter for the birds.
All aviaries have roofs ... Oregon gets a lot of rain.
If you are in the Eugene, Oregon area and interested in acquiring almost any variety of small exotic bird, Anderson's Aviaries is fun to visit. You can contact them by phone at: 541-729-2740.
Peace & Blessings.