One of the most endearing features of parrots is their ability to speak. While some species are better than others at mimicking words, you can train parrots to say basic […]
What Do I Name My Parrot? (200 Best Parrot Names Ever!)
When we bring a new bird home, one of the first things we do is pick a good parrot name. Naming a pet bird is fun and essential to the […]
How Long Should A Parrot’s Claws Be?
Parrots’ claws grow throughout their lives, so they must wear down their nails naturally by perching and climbing on abrasive surfaces. In captivity, pet parrots’ nails can become too long, […]
How Long Can A Parrot Go Without Food? (Small + Large Birds)
Routine and reliability are important to parrots, so they need scheduled mealtimes. Parrots eat first thing in the morning at sunrise and again at sunset, about an hour before sleep. […]
What Is The Friendliest Parrot To Own?
Well-socialized parrots are friendly, cuddly, and affectionate pets. However, you may have heard horror stories about parrots severing fingers or screaming incessantly. The species is a major determinant of a […]
How To Regain A Parrot’s Trust
Parrots are affectionate, friendly pets when socialized from an early age. However, it takes time and effort to build a special bond. If you break a parrot’s trust, you must […]
Where Is The Best Place To Put A Parrot Cage?
Choosing where to put a parrot’s cage isn’t as easy as you’d think. If you don’t meet the basic requirements of parrots, they’re at risk of developing health and behavioral […]
How To Comfort A Dying Parrot (in Its Remaining Hours)
We develop deep connections with our parrot companions. Unfortunately, like all living creatures, even long-lived parrots eventually succumb to old age, illness, and disease. During a parrot’s remaining hours, it […]
What Is The Price of A Talking Parrot? (Factors Affecting Cost)
The price of a talking parrot varies significantly based on the bird you wish to own. Budgerigars, the smallest talking parrots, are widely available for $30-50 from a local pet […]
Should I Cover My Parrot’s Cage At Night with A Blanket?
Whether you should cover a parrot’s cage with a blanket at night depends on how well it sleeps and whether anything in its environment prevents it from getting adequate rest. […]
Do Parrots Get Bored? (How To Tell + What To Do About It)
Pet birds quickly become bored without toys, territory to explore, attention, and companionship. Boredom in parrots leads to stress, depression, inappetence, unhappy vocalizations, and destructive behaviors. Because parrots are such […]
How Often Should You Bathe A Parrot? (Wash vs. Spray Pet Birds)
Parrots inevitably get food, sticky fruit juice, dirt, and poop on their beak, claws, and feathers. Aside from cleaning the skin and keeping feathers looking vibrant, bath time is an […]