Types

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Top 10 Best Talking Parrots

The best talking parrots include Amazons, African Grey, Quaker, Ring-necked parrots, and budgies.

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How Feral Peacocks Stay Alive in Urban Neighborhoods

Peacocks are thriving in the neighborhood streets of Southern California. How is that possible? They're an Asian bird in the wild. If they're roaming free here, how are they surviving and what makes them different from wild ones?

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Your Guide to Your First Pet Albino Budgie

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.

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Everything You Need to Know About Pet Peacocks

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.

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A Guide to Owning a Scarlet Macaw

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.

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Ideal Beginner Pets for a Bird Lover

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.

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8 Pet Birds With Short Life Spans (Under 20 Years)

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.

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Birdies in the Background: Life With Three Playful Parrots

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.

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What Are Princess Parrots Like as Pets?

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

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The 10 Most Colourful Birds in the World

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.

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African Grey Parrots as Pets

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.

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Are Lovebirds Good as Pets: The Pros and the Cons

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.

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All About Parakeets: A Perfect Pet for Kids

Parakeets are great starter pets. This article explores some of the things you should consider before you buy one of these wonderful birds.

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Keeping Pet Ducks: Ducklings, Imprinting, and Ethical Treatment

Designed with the pet duck caregiver in mind, this article focuses on how to take care of domestic ducks—from imprinting ducklings to care, including answers to practical and ethical questions.

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Why Lovebirds Make Good Pets and How to Care for Them

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.

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Amazons vs. African Grey Parrots as Pets

This article provides a brief comparison of two species of commonly kept parrots: Amazons and African Greys. If you're considering one of these birds as a pet, learn more about their behavior and characteristics.

How to Care for a Green-Cheeked Conure Parrot

Green-Cheeked Conure dos and don'ts. These loving little clowns will brighten your lives if you let them, but they need to be a viable part of your family to be happy.

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A Dusky Conure as a Pet Bird: An Affectionate and Clever Parrot

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.

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The Moustache Parakeet: A Playful and Clever Pet Parrot

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.

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Should You Get a Budgie?

Budgies are great pets. They are smart and funny, and they can become pretty attached to a human being. 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.

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All About Scaly Breasted Lorikeets: Pet Birds and Wild Birds

Scaly breasted lorikeets are a member of the parrot family. A native bird of Australia, they live in urban and rural areas of coastal Eastern Australia. They also make entertaining pets!

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Everything You Want to Know About Cockatiels as Pets!

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!

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Should I Buy a Macaw or an African Grey?

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.

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Indian Ringneck Parrots

Advice on how to care for Indian Ringneck Parrots.