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 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 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 […]
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? 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? 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 […]
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