Entries by All Pet Birds

The Canary Bird is a Great Pet

Canaries are beautiful and independent friends The Canary bird is set aside from other pet birds because of their beautiful singing ability. Canaries are known for their beauty and their song and have been kept as pets since the 1400s. They are not companion birds and are better admired from afar, but this doesn’t make […]

The Congo African Grey Parrot

Congo African Greys are the most popular and intelligent parrots The Congo African Grey parrot is the most common African Grey pet. And the African Grey parrot is the most talkative and intelligent of all parrots. African Grey parrots make excellent pets and can learn to speak a very large vocabulary. They can even learn […]

Conure not stepping up

Conure not stepping up by Aimee (New South Wales ) Hi, For Christmas I adopted a young green cheeked conure, that was not hand reared and was in a small cage with lots of other birds. I had been thinking about getting a conure and thought I would rescue this bird and try to train […]

Conure Training Video

Conure Training Video by Michelle (Charlotte, NC) I want to buy one or more training videos to train our Sun Conure. All conure sites refer to a site Parrot Training 101 that makes you sit through a lengthy sales pitch with NO INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY THE VIDEOS. What is this scam??? Answer: I’m […]

Do Parrotlets Have A Distinct Smell?

Do Parrotlets Have A Distinct Smell? by Nicolas I was wondering if parrotlets have a distinct or offensive smell. I used to own ferrets and was told they had a “slight musky smell to them”, this was a massive understatement. I was also wondering how big of a mess I would need to clean up […]

Expense

Expense by Blue Valentine (North Carolina, USA) Would it be really expensive to own an African Grey (Timneh)? With all the toys, cages, vet care, and food? Answer: Hello, Owning a pet bird can be very expensive. And with larger parrots (such as African Greys), it is guaranteed. African Greys alone cost between $600-$2000 to […]

Finches

Finches are easy and energetic friends Finches are small, energetic birds that are best admired from afar. These birds are known for their beauty and some are able to sing. They are well suited for aviaries and flights, but a pair can be kept together in a cage. They are not meant to be alone, […]

Getting a Cockatiel

Getting a Cockatiel by Gabby I really want a cockatiel. but my parents said that when you take them out of the cage they will do their business any where that they are. Is their any way I can pervert that?? also is it ok to get a cockatiel from a pet store because they […]

Help identifying a bird at our farm

Help identifying a bird at our farm by Anonymous We have a bird that came to our farm. We are trying to catch it. The bird keeps coming close but no success. It’s mostly gray with a large red breast and a vibrant crop which he moves up and down. I don’t know if it’s […]

Housing Two Bird Species Together

Housing Two Bird Species Together by Christopher Matos (Avenel) Are blue and gold macaws good with smaller size birds? Because we aren’t always home to be with him, so I wanted to know if I could get a Lovebird to put in the cage. Answer: Hi Christopher, Most of the time, birds of different species […]