Lonely?

Lonely? by Blue Valentine (North Carolina, USA) I want to get an African Gray Parrot but I am away at school for 6 hours and don’t want it to chew or pluck itself. Should I get one? Answer: Hello, All parrots require a lot of interaction in order to stay happy and healthy. In my […]

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 […]

Heated Perch for Finches

Heated Perch for Finches by Janet (St. Peters MO USA) I have 3 male zebra finches; is one heated perch enough or do I need to buy one for each bird? Answer: Hi Janet, That’s great that you’re providing a heated perch! One heated perch should be enough for them if they get along. I […]

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 […]

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 […]