Parrot behavior is the subject of a great deal of study and research. Just as parrots in the wild have a social structure and behaviors that communicate their feelings, desires, and moods, companion parrots use behaviors to communicate their needs to their human flocks. You simply have to learn how to read parrot behavior to “speak parrot”. A large part of a parrot’s behavior has to do with taking care of its physical needs each day. The parrot will … [Read more...] about Common Parrot Behavior
Any bird is trainable but you have to remember that its up to you to make sure conditions are optimal for successful training. Bird have needs just like people. You need to make sure you’re feeding them correctly with nutritious food. Make sure they have plenty of fresh water, toys to play with to keep them stimulated and of course a really nice big cage. You would be surprised at how many people get a cage that’s way too small for their bird. Exotic … [Read more...] about How to Teach a Parrot to Talk
Parrots are alert, intelligent animals that make friendly home companions. For the cost of a cage, some toys and a steady supply of bird seed, a parrot owner will be rewarded with decades of exciting daily activity and a loyal friend. Each parrot has its own, distinct personality. Getting to know that personality is one of the best parts of owning a parrot. They will spend most of their time watching you and responding to what you do. After awhile they … [Read more...] about The Joy of Having a Pet Parrot
African Grey parrots are known as the most intelligent, the best speakers, the most neurotic and also to be a very "shy" parrot specie. They have an average lifespan of 40 to 60 years and make excellent pets. The African Grey parrot grows, in general, up to 14 inches in length. While they outperform other species in terms of their talking ability, the African Grey parrots reveal a keen spirit and skill for biting, feather plucking, but at the same time, … [Read more...] about African Grey Parrots are Ideal Pets
Whether you wish to teach your parrot tricks or not, you certainly want to train your parrot in some basic manners commands such as “step up”, “no”, and the concepts of parrot training are basically the same no matter which commands you wish to convey to your bird. In order to succeed with any parrot training, you must understand that parrots do not understand punishment as do some other domesticated creatures. You will only frighten your parrot and … [Read more...] about How to Train a Parrot to Step Up
Owning a parrot means feeding that parrot a healthy diet to ensure a long, healthy life. The parrot food you choose can make a big difference in the amount of energy and vitality your parrot will enjoy as well as how many years the parrot will live. Parrots are mainly seed-eating, fruit-eating and/or insect eating birds. The parrots need a variety of flavors and textures to keep them entertained, but also need a well balanced diet of fruits and … [Read more...] about Parrot Food – What Do Parrots Eat?
Parrots and Pet Birds make wonderful companions that can form intense emotional attachments with you. Whether you are a long time owner of one already or just thinking of becoming one, you can be sure there will never be a dull moment with one of these little cuties around. When we buy pet birds, we must accept the fact that their behaviour may not always be perfect by human-behaviour standards. We should, however, commit ourselves to taking the best … [Read more...] about Things to Consider Before Buying a Parrot