The signs of obesity in parrots can be difficult to see because their feathers conceal the excess weight. Unfortunately, many owners fail to notice that their parrots are getting fat. […]
How Long Does It Take for A Parrot’s Clipped Wings To Grow Back?
Clipping a parrot’s wings involves cutting away the primary feathers used for flight. Wing clipping isn’t intended to make flight impossible but to restrict it so the parrot can’t fly […]
Do All Parrots Mate for Life? [Monogamy in Psittacines]
Parrots (psittacines) bond closely together. Two parrots may refuse to be separated and crave the other’s company. Sometimes, humans see this as monogamous behavior or mating for life. Parrots can […]
How Much Do African Grey Parrots Cost? [Buy Price + Expenses]
African grey parrots are much sought after due to their high intellect, talking ability, loyalty, entertainment value, and sociable nature. So, you may wonder, how much does an African grey […]
Parrot Beak Color Change – Why it Happens + What It Means!
A parrot’s beak color is species-dependent. Due to genetics, each species has pigments responsible for the beak’s color, just as they have different feather colors. Most of us assume parrots’ […]
Do Parrots Only Bond with One Person?
Wild parrots are social animals that live in flocks of up to 100 birds. If you get a parrot, this doesn’t mean it’ll relish living in a home with lots […]
Can Parrots Eat Peppers? (Red, Green, Orange, Yellow)
Since parrots need a nutritious diet, you may want to feed them peppers for dietary diversity. Peppers are spicy fruits, so many owners are concerned about unsettling the parrot’s digestive […]
How To Look After A Rainbow Lorikeet
The rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus) is a popular medium-sized pet parrot. Rainbow lorikeets derive their name from their colorful plumage. They have a blue head and belly, orange-red chest, bright […]
How To Towel Wrap A Parrot [Large, Aggressive + Scared Birds]
There will be times when you need to dry a parrot off or administer medication. These situations are usually stressful for pet birds, so knowing how to towel wrap a […]
Parrot Tongue Anatomy And Function Explained!
The design and placement of the tongue support the movement and function of the beak. The tongue contains a bone connected to 5 dexterous parts. The tongue is muscled and […]
Are Eclectus Parrots Good Talkers?
Not all parrot species have the same vocal abilities. Eclectus parrots are quiet birds, but their temperament doesn’t reveal the true nature of their ability to perform mimicry. Although quieter […]
Can Parrots Eat Citrus Fruit? (Lemons, Limes, Grapefruit, Oranges)
Citrus fruits are from the Rutaceae family. They’re native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Island Southeast Asia, and northeastern Australia, where many parrot species live. The genus citrus […]