They can be wonderful and affectionate, but, like other large parrots, African greys are considered high maintenance pets. While “greys” are entertaining and rewarding to keep, they prefer a routine schedule and require a substantial amount of time with their owners.
60 years African grey parrots have an extremely long lifespan – they live an average of 60 years, with some birds reaching 80 years old!
Do birds feel love? While the range of emotional expression of birds can be hotly debate, there are prominent emotions that can be see in many wild birds. Love and affection: Gentle courtship behavior such as mutual preening or sharing food shows a bond between mate birds that can easily be see as love. Do […]
Songbirds and parrots are the two groups of birds able to learn and mimic human speech. However, it has bee found that the mynah bird, part of the starling family, can also be condition to learn and create human speech.
Top 10 Best Talking Parrots African Grey. Species: Psittacus erithacus (Congo African Grey) … Amazon. Species: Amazona auropalliata (Yellow-naped) … Quaker Parakeet. Species: Myopsitta monachus. … Ring-Necked Parakeet. Species: Psittacula krameri. … Eclectus. Species: Eclectus roratus. … Budgerigars. … Macaws. … Cockatoos Parrots are beautiful, vocal and expressive birds who are great entertainers. But unfortunately, […]
Budgie Budgie The budgies are the cheapest talking parrot to own worldwide. These small parrots are the perfect choice for those of us who want a talking parrot but have a limited budget. This little bird is actually capable of a lot of speech and can learn a large number of phrases and songs to […]
What age should you buy a parrot? The most important thing is getting the age right – the bird must have finished being hand reared. You do not want to buy a bird which is eight or ten weeks old and still being hand reared, but instead you should buy a bird that has finished […]
Best first time parrot The obvious choice is the budgerigar or the cockatiel. These are ideal if cost is a factor, as smaller birds require less money to acquire and set up. That said any pet bird, who isn’t trained to step up out of the cage and go back into the cage won’t be […]
How much does it cost to raise a parrot? Costs for Bird Care, Food, and Housing According to Kiplinger, these are the average costs you should budget for if you’re considering a parakeet or other non-exotic small bird: First-year cost: $295. Annual cost: $185 (plus unforeseen vet costs). How much does it cost to raise […]
Best pet parrot What is the best parrot to buy? The best parrot for you depends on how well your chosen bird fits in with your life style and home. Parrots can be small enough to fit in a pocket, large enough to weigh over 2 kg. Click the links below to find out more […]