Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent

2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

It’s not hard to imagine why people fancy parrots - there are over 300 different species, each with a unique size, shape, and a distinctive combination of beautiful, vibrant colors; and of course, some parrots even talk! These features make them very attractive pets. However, many first-time bird owners don’t realize that raising a parrot to be a happy, healthy bird can be a lot more challenging than one might think.  Even though they are born in captivity, parrots that we keep in our homes are genetically identical to wild parrots. Many of our pet parrot’s behaviors are based on

Experiencing the Bird Blues? Advice for Avoiding and Addressing Behavioral Issues in Pet Parrots from an Experienced Parrot Parent2020-10-01T08:12:39-07:00

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

Behavioral Issues In Psittacines2020-09-22T07:29:55-07:00
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