Parakeets make wonderful pets. A large part of their charm is their ability to speak, but sometimes the skill can be difficult to teach. Budgies are much like humans in that their personalities and skills will vary, but most can learn to say a few simple phrases. Here are some anecdotal tips for helping your bird learn to talk.
A parrot may refuse to enter its cage by using avoidance behavior or aggression. What's an owner to do?
It can be delightful to converse with your parrot, but... how do you get it to communicate with you?
Parakeet means "little parot." They originally came from Australia. At first, parakeets were basically one color—a drab, dark green. But with careful breeding, parakeets are available in all sorts of colors.
I'm fairly unlucky—I have a parakeet that squawks nonstop for no identifiable reason. Here's how I deal with it. If you have suggestions and tips or are an experienced parakeet owner, please share your advice!
At times, lovebirds trouble you by not going inside their cage. The following article discusses quick ways to put them inside. It also talks about the reasons why they want to stay outside.
A list of basic tricks to start training your macaw along with step-by-step instructions on specific tricks and behaviors. Pictures and videos included.