Sex of a Lorikeet

Sex of a Lorikeet by Daniel (Sydney, N.S.W., Australia) How can I tell what sex a Lorikeet is? Answer: Hello Daniel, Unfortunately, Lorikeets are monomorphic, so there is no way to tell the sex of one just by looking at it. So, the easiest way would be by DNA test. This can be performed by […]

Round Cages

Round Cages by Finn (Michigan) Are round cages good for small birds such as Lovebirds? Answer: Hello Finn, Absolutely! Round cages can be used for Lovebirds as well as long as they meet the requirements we have listed on this page: /small-bird-cages.html God bless, Michelle Jay

Potty Training a Parrot

Potty Training a Parrot by Vince How do I train my Alexandrine Parakeet in toilet training? What is the secret? Tin Tin is about 7/8 weeks old. And do both sexes talk? Answer: Hello Vince, I actually haven’t been able to find a lot of information about toilet training, but I’ve always been able to […]

Parrot Leg Bands

Parrot Leg Bands by Matthew What do the numbers on the ring on a Amazon parrot’s leg mean? Answer: Hi Matthew, This is a great question! The letters and numbers on a parrot leg band usually represent the breeder if born in the United States or the nation of its origin if it was imported. […]

Parakeet will not eat

Parakeet will not eat by Kaylee (The USA) I have two parakeets and one of them eats a lot but the other hardly eats. I have put up two feeding stations but Cloudy still does not eat. Also, I don’t think Sunny is hogging it because I separated them for an hour and Cloudy did […]

I have an injured bird

I have an injured bird by Tazin (Dhaka,Bangladesh) Hello,i have a white asian cuckoo bird which was healthy and quite active before injury ,all of a sudden i found that my bird got injury in its head due to which bleeding happened a lot, its feathers of head are also gone,its eye also got injured […]

How many hours do parrots need to sleep?

How many hours do parrots need to sleep? by Tracy (South Africa East London) How many hours sleep does the bird need to sleep? Answers: Hi Tracy, Parrots need 12-14 hours of sleep per day. If they don’t get enough sleep, they can become quite “grumpy”. Also, don’t think they are sleeping just because they […]

How is the noise level decided on the Parrot Comparison chart?

How is the noise level decided on the Parrot Comparison chart? by Max (MN) I have been looking at the Comparison Chart and I not sure how the noise level is decided. First the lilac-crowned Amazon is at a low noise level but I thought Amazons were screamers so is that noise level compared to […]

Most curious pet bird?

Most curious pet bird? by Alex (Holland) Hi there, I am thinking about buying a bird and I was wondering what the most curious pet birds were. How can you help them be more curious? (I’m looking for a smaller bird that isn’t too loud. He or she will be living in an apartment.) Thanks […]

Mexican Redheaded Amazon

Mexican Redheaded Amazon by Christine Pickering (Klamath Falls, Oregon) So I have a beautiful Mexican Redheaded Amazon parrot and I was just wondering if I could ask a few questions. My first question is how long do they live? My second question is what kind of foods do they like? My third question is what […]