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 […]

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, […]

Lorikeets and Lories

Lorikeets and Lories are beautiful and unique friends Lories and Lorikeets are special birds that are different from other members of the parrot tribe. There is no scientific difference between the two names–only that Lories have shorter tails while Lorikeets have longer tails. There are approximately 55 different species of these birds, but only about […]

Lovebirds

Lovebirds are energetic and curious friends Lovebirds are very popular pets and are a good for first-time bird owners. These birds are great pets for older children but may be a bit too nippy for younger children. They are quiet birds, so they can live in an apartment with you. They can also be friendly […]

The Orange Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange-Winged Amazons are independent and affectionate friends The Orange Winged Amazon parrot is an independent, playful bird that has a distinctive orange color on his wings, crown, cheeks, and tail. Someone once said (we’re not sure who) that, “If African Greys are the college intellectuals, then Amazons are the class clowns!” We completely agree. Orange-Winged […]

Parakeets

Parakeets are small birds with a lot of personality Generally speaking, Parakeets are a group of small to medium sized pet birds that have long tail feathers. Because the term is so general, it refers to a wide range of birds with different sizes, looks, and personalities. One of the best known in the U.S. […]

Parrotlets

Parrotlets are mini-parrots with a lot of personality Parrotlets are exactly as their names describe…They have a parrot-sized personality in a lovebird-sized package. These birds are the smallest parrots kept as pets and they have about the same size personality as an Amazon. However, unlike Amazons, these birds are great for first-time owners. They are […]

The Pionus Parrot

Pionus parrots are friendly family pets The Pionus Parrot is often overlooked because it seems drab-looking, but these parrots are great family pets. Pionus look like small Amazons and they both have similar traits. Pionus tend to be quieter and not as agressive as Amazons. However, male Pionus still tend to be more aggressive than […]

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. […]