Birdie’s Blog

Our handmade soaps are inspired by the beautiful colors of birds from all around the world. 

Brown Thrasher
Birds

Brown Thrasher

Declining numbers have been noted in some regions; the species remains widespread and common in most areas.   Family Mockingbirds...
Read More
White Hummingbird
Birds

White Hummingbird

In the Australian Gardens at the University of California, Santa Cruz Arboretum, a dozen Anna’s Hummingbirds dart between golden banksia...
Read More
White Bearded Manakin
Birds

White Bearded Manakin

DESCRIPTION:  White-bearded Manakin, as other manakins’ species, is a small compact bird. Its courtship displays are spectacular and occur at...
Read More
Raven
Birds

Raven

Not just large but massive, with a thick neck, shaggy throat feathers, and a Bowie knife of a beak. In...
Read More
Hawaiian Honeycreeper
Birds

Hawaiian Honeycreeper

Honeycreepers have it that they were once finches migrating to Hawaii. At least 20 types have gone extinct already! Honeycreepers...
Read More
Society Finch
Birds

Society Finch

Description Males and females are identical in appearance. The only way to sex them is by behavior. The males will...
Read More
Violet Backed Starling
Birds

Violet Backed Starling

The Violet-backed Starling belongs to the family of birds classified as Sturnidae. This species, also known as the Plum-coloured Starling...
Read More
Scarlet Tanager
Birds

Scarlet Tanager

  Scarlet Tanagers are medium-sized songbirds with fairly stocky proportions. They have thick, rounded bills suitable both for catching insects...
Read More
Rose Robin
Birds

Rose Robin

Often holding its wings out from the body and its tail spread, the Rose Robin may sometimes look more like...
Read More
Painted Bunting
Birds

Painted Bunting

Conservation Status Surveys show declining numbers in recent decades. Nests are frequently parasitized by cowbirds. Often captured and kept as...
Read More
Australian Spotted Catbird
Birds

Australian Spotted Catbird

SPOTTED CATBIRD: Ailuroedus melanotis 28 cm Some say it's a bowerbird, and some argue its a closely related species. Unlike a Bowerbird...
Read More
Black Starling
Birds

Black Starling

The Four Keys to ID Size & Shape Starlings are chunky and blackbird-sized, but with short tails and long, slender...
Read More
Crow
Birds

Crow

SIZE AND SHAPE A large, long-legged, thick-necked bird with a heavy, straight bill. In flight, the wings are fairly broad...
Read More
Parakeet
Birds

Parakeet

You love your pet parakeet like a member of the family. Let’s be honest, your parakeet IS a member of your family....
Read More
The Grey Catbird
Birds

The Grey Catbird

  Size & Shape A medium-sized, slender songbird with a long, rounded, black tail and a narrow, straight bill. Catbirds...
Read More
Pink Flamingo
Birds

Pink Flamingo

 Flamingos are the most instantly recognizable wading birds in the world, but what makes them so special that they capture the hearts...
Read More
Yellow Canary
Birds

Yellow Canary

A Yellow Canary is a small bird with bright yellow feathers. Yellow Canaries originally come from Canary Islands, although some are now...
Read More
The Great Egret
Birds

The Great Egret

 Size & Shape Great Egrets are tall, long-legged wading birds with long, S-curved necks and long, dagger-like bills. In flight,...
Read More
Indigo Bunting
Birds

Indigo Bunting

Conservation status Does well in brushy rural areas, but not in urbanized areas or regions of intense agriculture. Since about...
Read More
Brewer’s Blackbird
Birds

Brewer’s Blackbird

Conservation Does well in brushy rural areas, but not in urbanized areas or regions of intense agriculture. Since about 1940s,...
Read More

Newsletter Signup

Sign up now and never miss a thing!

You're Signed Up!

Now that you are signed up, we will send you exclusive offers periodically.