Behavioral Issues In Psittacines

2020-09-22T07:29:55-07:00

Parrots are intelligent, beautiful, and are able to create a loving bond with their humans; for these reasons, they make engaging companions”. People have kept these captivating animals as pets for thousands of years. They are popular, too. In the United States, over 3.5 million households have companion birds. Despite our admiration for our parrots, they aren’t always happy in our houses.  Most companion birds aren’t truly domesticated and may not adapt well to the household and types of attention offered to them.   For example, many pet birds don’t like excessive handling and petting in the same way a