amazon parrots as pets

Amazon Parrots as Pets

There may be more than 350 different types of bird species known to man, but there’s one in particular that bird owners flock to for pets: Amazon parrots! This beautiful and exotic pet breed is made up of 30 different species, known for their striking looks and active personalities. As with all pets, before owning…

african grey parrot

What Are African Grey Parrots?

One of the most distinctive breeds of parrot is the African Grey. This gallant bird is known for its stand-out smoky grey tinted feathers that give it such an unusual appearance, and of course, it’s chatty persona. Background The African Grey is part of the ‘psittacidae’ family of birds, and includes the ‘Congo Grey’ and ‘Timneh African…

Red and green Macaw Ara Chloroptera parrot

Interesting Facts About Parrots

When you have a parrot as a pet, they can be fun but demanding. Parrots have long lifespans, are intelligent, need a lot of attention and interaction. They can have silly personalities and are highly social, but can become bored, stressed, or pick up bad habits if left unattended.  A parrot is classified in the…

Tanimbar corella cockatoos

Fun Facts about Cockatoos

Cockatoos are one of the more popular types of birds to keep as pets. They generally have white feathers but some have black, grey, or pink feathers as well. Some species that are the most popular are Tanimbar corella, the Moluccan cockatoo, red-vented cockatoo, yellow-crested cockatoo, and palm cockatoo. Favored subspecies are the white cockatoo…