In Short: Choosing The Right Bird Pet

“I’ll get a small bird now and if that goes well a bigger one later.”

All birds, regardless of size, require care and attention.

'I am thinking of buying a captured wild bird.”

Don't! Many populations have been decimated by this trade. These birds also make inferior and often dangerous pets.

Common Pet Bird Species

Pionus Parrot

Pionus parrots have a reputation for being devoted to their caretakers while retaining a streak of independence. This allows them to be content if you have to leave them alone for several hours.

Lineolated Parakeet

Sometimes mistaken for a budgie, the lineolated parakeet is one of the calmest members of the parrot family. They are quite social and need several hours of interaction.

Why Get A Pet Bird

They Can Be Kept In Small Spaces

If you are planning to get smaller bird species, such as finches, canaries, and budgies, smaller bird cages would suffice.

They Are Never An Expense

Unlike keeping dogs and cats in apartments, most landlords don’t consider collecting extra monthly charges for pet birds.

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Martina Coffey

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Understanding your bird’s emotional health and care needs is the recipe for a happy parrot-person household. Get to know about our feathered friends from the comfort of your home! Join Raamakants Community - you’ll find what you are looking for here.

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