All About Macaw Parrots

Macaws are intelligent and strong-willed friends The Macaw is the largest of the pet birds and is a very popular pet. These birds are very intelligent and can learn to talk and learn tricks very easily. You can teach them to wave, play dead, dance, and even somersault. They also love to chew, so you […]

The Alexandrine Parrot / Alexandrine Parakeet

Alexandrines are intelligent and playful friends The Alexandrine Parrot is a very popular pet bird that was named after Alexander the Great. They are known as the “gentle birds with large beaks.” Not only are they beautiful, they were also considered prized possessions for royalty in Europe. They are playful, energetic, independent, and can also […]

Conure Parrot Species Information

Conures are small bundles of energy and fun! The Conure parrot species are active, fun, clownish birds that need experienced bird owners and lots of affection. Conures are active birds that can be quite loud. They need more experienced bird owners and most are not suited for apartment living, except for one. Green-cheeked Conures are […]

The Sun Conure Parrot

Sun Conures are active and colorful friends The Sun Conure parrot is probably the most popular Aratinga conure kept as a pet. Sun Conures are strikingly beautiful with a personality to match. Their beauty and playfullness make the Sun Conure a much loved pet. It is said that the Sun Conure parrot got its name […]

The Active Eclectus Parrot

Eclectus parrots are intelligent and playful friends The Eclectus parrot is an intelligent and active pet bird. They are also one of the more unusual members of the parrot family. The first thing you will notice is that they are very sexually dimorphic. The male and female Eclectus are so different looking that they were […]

The Hawk Headed Parrot

Hawk-Headed Parrots are unique and loyal friends The Hawk Headed Parrot is a unique pet bird much like the Caique. Hawk-heads are unique looking because they are able to raise the feathers on their head and the nape of their neck to look bigger and more intimidating (much like a hawk). Hawk-heads are great pets […]

The Scarlet Macaw is a Popular Parrot

Scarlet Macaws are loving, but sensitive friends The Scarlet Macaw is one of the largest of the Macaw species and is a very popular pet. Scarlet Macaws are said to be more sensitive and high strung than some of the other Macaw species. If not properly raised and handled well, they can become aggressive birds. […]

Blue and Gold Macaws

Blue and Gold Macaws are intelligent and affectionate friends Blue and Gold Macaws are probably the most popular large Macaws kept as pets. Blue and Golds are said to be more sociable, calm, and friendly on average than some of the other Macaws. Blue and Gold Macaws are known to have one of the best […]

The Black Palm Cockatoo

Black Palm Cockatoos are endangered, but loving friends The Black Palm Cockatoo is considered to be the most beautiful of the Cockatoos. However, the Palm Cockatoo is endangered in the wild and is mostly kept for breeding purposes. While the Palm Cockatoo is known for being loving and affectionate, just like any Cockatoo, they are […]

The Blue-Eyed Cockatoo

Blue-Eyed Cockatoos are rare, but wonderful friends The Blue-Eyed Cockatoo is extremely rare, but is known to be one of the friendliest and most playful of the Cockatoos. However, just like any Cockatoo, they are also very needy. If you own a Cockatoo, then you know why they are called the “love sponges” of the […]