When a pet parrot dies, deciding what to do with the body is an immediate concern. However, you must decide soon, ideally within 24-48 hours of the parrot’s death. When […]
Different Types of Fischer’s Lovebirds (Genetics + Mutations)
Fischer’s lovebirds are native to Africa. Specifically, they’re found south and southeast of Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania and a small area of east-central Africa. Fischer’s lovebirds have bright green […]
Cockatoo Lifespan (with Captive + Wild Cockatoo Age Table)
Cockatoos have one of the longest average lifespans of all pet birds. Some cockatoo species can live as long as 80 years if looked after properly and kept in optimal […]
How To Take Care of African Grey Parrots
Known as the “Einstein of the parrot world,” African greys are among the smartest parrots. They require considerable care and attention but make loyal, affectionate, and communicative companions. Prospective owners […]
Are Parrots Legal In America? A State-by-State Guide!
Parrots aren’t native to North America (aside from the thick-billed Parrot). Different species were brought in from other countries, which may also be bred from imported parrots. Parrots are usually […]
Should You Clip a Parrots Wings? Pros vs. Cons of Wing Clipping!
Clipping a parrot’s wings involves cutting away the primary feathers on the wings, meaning the parrot can’t fly. Some owners consider it essential, while others deem the practice cruel and […]
How Much Exercise Do Parrots Need To Be Healthy?
Wild parrots travel 10-30 miles a day when foraging for food. However, pet parrots live sedentary lifestyles because they have a confined living space and their day-to-day food requirements are […]
How To Care for A Caique Parrot
Owning a caique parrot is fun and rewarding. They’re considered the clowns of the parrot world due to their quirky personalities, so their interesting antics will keep you entertained and […]
Do Parrots Need Their Beaks Trimmed?
A parrot’s beak is among its most crucial features. When beaks become overgrown, they cause problems for parrots, preventing them from carrying out essential everyday tasks. Parrots’ beaks grow continuously, […]
10 Least Expensive Parrots (with Pictures + Price Table)
Some parrots, especially exotic species with strong talking skills, can easily fetch a four-figure asking price. Thankfully, there are some less expensive parrot species to keep as pets. Parakeets and […]
How To Deal With Parrot Dust (And Why It Matters!)
Parrots with an oil-based coating on their feathers produce less dust, while those with powder-based coatings produce more dust. To reduce parrot dust, encourage it to bathe. You can help […]
Are Hahn’s Macaws Good Pets?
The Hahn’s macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis nobilis), sometimes known as the red-shoulder macaw, is a small macaw species native to the jungles of South America. The name comes from Carl-Wilhelm Hahn, […]