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  • 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.

    A Guide to Owning a Scarlet Macaw

    A Guide to Owning a Scarlet Macaw

    by Mary Wickison20

  • 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.

    Am I Allowed to Keep a Pet Peacock?

    Am I Allowed to Keep a Pet Peacock?

    by Jana Louise Smit2

  • The Australian Princess parrot is beautiful in the wild, but it can also make a delightful pet.

    The Princess Parrot

    The Princess Parrot

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan47

  • 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!

    All You Want to Know About Cockatiels as Pets!

    All You Want to Know About Cockatiels as Pets!

    by Ann Leavitt92

  • 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.

    Your Guide to Your First Pet Albino Budgie

    Your Guide to Your First Pet Albino Budgie

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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.

    10 Most Colourful Birds in the World

    10 Most Colourful Birds in the World

    by srsddn14

  • Budgies are great pets. They are smart, funny, can become pretty attached to a human being and some even learn to talk! But there is more to keeping a budgie than you would think at first glance. Is a budgie right for you? Read on to find out.

    Should You Get a Budgie?

    Should You Get a Budgie?

    by Elysianphoenix10

  • 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.

    Birdies in the Background: Life With Three Playful Parrots

    Birdies in the Background: Life With Three Playful Parrots

    by Athlyn Green0

  • 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.

    Parrots as Pets - African Grey Parrot

    Parrots as Pets - African Grey Parrot

    by Lela21

  • A brief summary of 3 types of domestic birds which are perfect for new bird owners, as well as some tips on what to expect if you do decide to purchase one.

    Ideal Beginner Pets for a Bird Lover

    Ideal Beginner Pets for a Bird Lover

    by Michael Arnott2

  • A detailed comparison of the Macaw and African Grey by a parrot expert and owner of both. Includes pictures and suggestions in order for you to make the best choice possible.

    Should I Buy a Macaw or an African Grey?

    Should I Buy a Macaw or an African Grey?

    by Michael15

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