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  • Created April 23, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 1,392 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    Parrotlets make excellent pets and do best in captivity as a single pet. This small parrot does not need a “playmate” to be happy in your home and actually avoids aggressive behavior since sharing is not their best quality.
  • Created February 6, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 815 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    The Eclectus parrot is very intelligent and social, requiring personal one-on-one time with their owners. They are very easy to train just because they love the personal attention and want to please you. 
  • Created February 4, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 5,545 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    To keep the Eastern Rosella as a pet, they prefer large aviaries so they can fly freely and gain the daily exercise they need. Because of their personality, they do best alone except when breeding or they will bicker and bite at the cage to get away from the other bird. 
  • Created January 24, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 699 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    As birds on land only, the Antipodes parakeet gather in small groups of less than 20 or may prefer to pair off or remain alone. As the bird’s mate and prepare for their young, they breed on the ground. 
  • Created January 24, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 918 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    The Andean parakeet is a rather vocal species of bird with a rich, low-pitched shrill especially in flight. In the wild, they eat buds, seeds and berries. When mating, they breed in the burrows of steep banks. The female lays about 10 eggs that are kept warm and hatched in about 20 days. 
  • Created January 20, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 902 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    The Pionus parrot has become a popular pet with the Blue-headed and White-crowned species as the most common choice. These quieter birds are great for apartments and nearby neighbors. 
  • Created January 12, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 1,819 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    The Hyacinth McCaw is very inquisitive, intelligent and easily trained. This smart bird may be large in size but is one of the most easy-going, docile and laid-back of most breeds of parrots. Because of their massive size and very powerful beaks, it is vital that you train your Hyacinth McCaw early on.
  • Created January 12, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 747 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    The Caique parrot can make excellent pets for the experienced bird owner, and they bond well with their humans. They are not great flyers but you will note them preferably jumping, climbing, walking and hopping around your home with their very strong lower limbs. 
  • Created January 10, 2013 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 893 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    They make the best pets when handled and hand fed at a very early age. Be sure to get your parrot from a reputable breeder that spends a great deal of time hand feeding them. The Senegal parrots are sometimes referred to affectionately as “Sennies.”
  • Created May 15, 2012 by Zookeeper, 0 comments, 875 views, 0 likes, Category: Birds
    Choosing an Amazon parrot as a pet is a decision which requires some thought, as with a healthy lifestyle, proper veterinary care and nutritional daily food; the typical bird can live to reach the age of 50 and even beyond.