Are you thinking about buying a scarlet macaw? There are many things to consider before making that purchase, including housing, feeding, potential problems with other animals and neighbors. Here's advice from someone who has bred and raised many large parrots including the scarlet macaw.
Lovebirds are really a small parrot. They are friendly, have great personalities and love being in close contact with people. Read this article to see if a lovebird is the pet for you.
A detailed comparison of the macaw and African grey by a parrot expert and owner of both. This article includes pictures and suggestions in order for you to make the best choice possible.
A peacock can be kept as a pet, but don't expect it to fetch your slippers. This beautiful bird is often chosen because of its ornamental feathers but comes with special requirements that may not be for everyone. However, when properly kept, a peacock is an unmatched delight.
A brief summary of 3 types of domestic birds that are perfect for new bird owners, as well as some tips on what to expect if you do decide to purchase one.
Dusky conures are affectionate and clever birds. They can make wonderful pets and companions and usually get on well with other birds in the family.
Moustache parakeets are intelligent and playful birds. A hand-reared moustache parakeet bought when it's young and given lots of attention can be a great pet.
People love their pets. Dogs and cats are the most popular pets, but parrots may be a close third choice. Parrots usually bond with one member of the family, but still accept others that flock around.
I've learned that parrots, like children, have an uncanny habit of saying things at the most inopportune moments. Vying for attention, they rise superbly and instinctively to occasions when attention is focused elsewhere, outdoing themselves with verbal acuity.
The albino budgie is a beautiful creature. The needs of this pet are not much different from normal coloured budgies, but there are some interesting traits of this type that you should know about. An albino budgie can make a perfect pet for those who love this parakeet.
Discover why lovebirds make endearing and personable pets. Learn how to feed and groom them and how to set up a fun and safe cage for your birds.
Parakeets are great starter pets. This article explores some of the things you should consider before you buy one of these wonderful birds.
Many pet birds are extremely long-lived, and not all owners can commit to a pet for that many years. This is a list of pet birds with shorter life spans, along with basic information about them.
These pretty birds are as personable as puppies, as noisy as kindergarteners, as quirky as asylum inhabitants, and as lovable as can be. Explore the fun and funny ways of cockatiels as pets here!
Colourful birds have always attracted humans. Their shapes and colours of feathers, beaks, and other parts fascinate us. We take pleasure in keeping some of them as pets or write poetry about them.