Buying Birds Online

Parrots

Anyone interested in purchasing a bird has a number of options. Some people head to their local pet store or a bird specialty shop and choose from the birds available. Others may glean the classifieds or contact a bird rescue organization, hopeful to adopt a bird in need. An individual might even be fortunate enough … Read more

Common Health Problems in Parrots

Parrot

Providing quality care goes a long way to prevent most of the common health problems in parrots. Feed your bird a healthy diet of pellets, seeds, grains, nuts, and fresh fruits and vegetables. Make sure that clean water is available at all times. Provide full spectrum lighting and a vitamin and mineral supplement as needed. … Read more

Buying a Parrot

African Grey Parrot

Adopting an African Grey is an enormous responsibility that should never be taken lightly or done on a whim. It is important to first do some research on parrots to determine if a bird is the right pet for you. Once you conclude that you have the time, commitment, space, and financial resources for a … Read more

Toys for Birds

Birds

Birds require more than a spacious cage, a fresh and varied diet, and clean water to thrive.  They also need mental stimulation and physical exercise to stay healthy.  More and more research indicates that parrots have intellectual capabilities comparable to those of a human toddler.  Anyone who has spent time around parrots knows that they … Read more

Adopting an African Grey

African Grey Parrot

Adopting an African Grey is an enormous responsibility that should never be taken lightly or done on a whim. It is important to first do some research on parrots to determine if a bird is the right pet for you. Once you conclude that you have the time, commitment, space, and financial resources for a … Read more

Finches

Finches

The Finch, belonging to Fringillidae family is a passerine bird. This songbird is endemic to the regions of the Northern Hemisphere, Neotropics, and Palaeartic, besides the Hawaiian Islands. It is a seed-eating vertebrate that grows in a small as well as medium size profile. Different species of this group have different sizes and structures. The … Read more

Pet Birds

Pet Bird

A Bird, belonging to the class Aves, is a two legged egg-laying and warm-blooded vertebrate. The characteristics of a bird can be explained as winged, feathery, lightweight and flying animals. It has a beak but no teeth, and it lays hard-shelled eggs. The bird has a high metabolism, strong skeleton and a four-chambered heart. Every … Read more

Most Commonly Found Pet Birds

parrot birds

Even though the above categories fall in the pet bird group, basically very few are bred as a pet bird. Some of the very, commonly found species are: African Gray Parrot The African gray parrot is a highly intelligent and social bird, which interacts easily with the human companions. It grows in a medium-size and … Read more

Some of the Types of Pet Birds

Two African Grey Parrots

Companion parrot  All the parrots that are basically kept as a pet is termed as Companion parrots. These parrots have a good relationship with the humans around them. They interact well and are considered as the best type of pets. Some of the members of this species regularly kept as pets are African Grays, Amazons, … Read more

Types of Parrots

Parrots

Parrots, biologically termed as Psittacine, are birds that belong to Psittaciformes order. There are around 86 genera and 372 species in this order. These birds are native to subtropical and tropical regions. Parrots found in the South America have great diversity in appearance and behavior. These birds are distributed in the pan-tropical areas, and many … Read more

Parrots

Parrots

Psittacines, commonly and very well known as Parrots belong to Psittaciformes order, which consist of nearly 372 species and 86 genera. Such a varied variety of species are widespread in many places, especially in temperate zones in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia and South America. The whole order of this species is expected to have originated … Read more

Cockatiel

Cockatiels

The Cockatiel species of birds belongs to the Cockatoo family, and has originated from Australia. It is the second most popular pet bird, the first being Budgerigar. They are much sought after because of their mingling and social character; hence, they are relatively easy to breed. These species of birds are the only one belonging … Read more