|Most pet bird species originate in the tropics,
where sunlight averages 12 hours per day. Their bodies rely on the
abundant sunlight to drive feeding, sleeping, breeding, and molting
schedules, as well as growth and overall behavior.
because of artificial lighting, most pet birds receive far more than
12 hours of light. Plus, artificial light provides lower quality light
Full-spectrum artificial lighting can help keep your
bird healthy when sunlight is minimal or absent. Full-spectrum
bulbs offer the best physiological benefit.
Easily give your bird essential light:
Research your bird species to determine her specific
Allow (and supervise) your bird outside in sunny weather.
Wheeled Flight Cages enable safe, convenient
transport and outdoor containment. Be sure shade is
Place a full-spectrum bulb 12"-18" from
the top of your bird's cage to mimic
natural light. The AvianSun Deluxe Floor
Lamp or the Clamp Lamp simplify placement
within your unique setting.
Use a timer to regulate the
Always provide 12 hours of
quiet darkness, too. A cage
cover may help.
Never use a black light,
which can harm eyes and/
or skin. In fact, avoid using
any bulb other than a full spectrum