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Articles about parrot

Pets & Animals
by x3xsolxdierx3x
8 years ago
How to Teach a Parrot to Talk

Spanning across many different species and genera, parrots are among some of the most intelligent creatures on the planet. While not all parrots can talk, the one's that do talk have become justifiably loved by families who hope to take in a creature that they can interact with on...

Pets & Animals
by DonnaCosmato
7 years ago
The Vocabulary of a Quaker Parrot

Whether you want to know how to teach a Quaker parrot to talk or the extent of the vocabulary of a Quaker parrot, here is important information about parrot education and teaching Quaker parrots to talk.

Pets & Animals
by mariuski
6 years ago
Facts About Parrots

Facts about parrots, and why do parrots talk.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Princess Parrot - Characteristics

The princess parrot has the scientific name of Polytelis alexandrae. The subtle shading of green, blue and pink in the plumage makes the princess parrot a truly striking bird. 'Polytelis' is a Greek word meaning magnificent and the 'alexandrae' is in honour of the Danish princess, Alexandra who married Edward Prince of Wales who later became King Edward VII. Other common names include spinifex parrot, rose-throated parrot, Princess of Wales parrot and Queen Alexandra parrot.

Technology
by ctdek
5 years ago
Alex the Parrot

The only advantage we humans have over other animals is our intellect, our intellect has given us the privilege of thought, which is what has caused us to become the dominant species on the planet. But are other animals capable of thought? Perhaps, in this article we'll be exploring the case of one particularly (presumably) intelligent parrot, and his name is Alex.

Technology
by JudyE
7 years ago
Top 10 Australian Parrots

The wide variety of parrot species endemic to Australia and their beautiful colouring makes it very difficult to choose some ahead of others.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Eclectus Parrot - Characteristics

The Eclectus parrot is endemic to the Solomon Islands, New Guinea, nearby islands and north-eastern Australia. It is somewhat unique in that there is extreme sexual dimorphism between the sexes. Their native environment is the lowland rainforests, where they occupy...

Pets & Animals
by DonnaCosmato
7 years ago
Quaker Parrot Plucking: Recognizing Feather Plucking and Quaker Mutilation Syndrome

Is your Quaker parrot plucking his feathers or ripping his skin? He may have a feather plucking disease, Quaker Mutilation Disease or be stressed out, lonely or bored. Learn the symptoms so you know when your pet bird needs to see the vet.

Pets & Animals
by DonnaCosmato
7 years ago
Do Monk Parakeets (Quaker Parrots) Make Good Pets?

If you have decided to get a pet bird, you might want to consider the Quaker parrot, which is also called a Monk Parakeet. Confused? Don't worry, we will help you sort it out!

Lifestyle
by TrevorLewthor
8 years ago
Macaw Adoption: All About Macaw Parrots

People have been keeping birds as pets for centuries, and parrots would have to be one of the most popular species of birds that people enjoy as animal companions. There are many varieties of parrots that can serve as pets, but those who want a bird that...

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Indian Ringneck Parrot - Characteristics

The Indian Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri) is highly intelligent. They can be charming and elegant pets. However they need regular interaction and socialisation if they are to stay friendly and obedient.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Breeding Eclectus Parrots in Captivity

Eclectus parrots breed relatively easily in captivity. They mature at around two to three years of age with females often maturing a little earlier than the males. Sometimes young females will become dominant over their partners resulting in stress and feather plucking. Eggs from this period are likely to be infertile.

Technology
by Athena
7 years ago
Facts About Aggressive Animal Behavior

Aggression is utilized by several animals to get access to resources like food. The idea of dominant and submissive animals has found wide public popularity.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Parrots of Australia - The Adelaide Rosella

The Adelaide rosella is one of the rosella group that has blue cheek patches as opposed to those that have white or pale cheek patches. Rosellas are parrots with most of them found around the edges of Australia. The Adelaide Rosella is sometimes called the Pleasant parrot. This species is endemic to South Australia and is found in the Mount Lofty and Flinders Ranges. It has also adapted to the parks and gardens of the suburbs of Adelaide, the capital.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
Parrots of Australia - The Pale-Headed Rosella

Rosellas are parrots that belong to the genus Platycercus meaning 'flat- or broad-tailed'. Rosellas are found in all Australian states, generally found along the coastal mountains and plains. They frequent forests, farmland and woodlands. Many have adapted well to civilisation and forage in parks and suburban gardens. The pale-headed rosella is endemic to the eastern seaboard of Australia.

Pets & Animals
by eileen
7 years ago
Learn what you need to Breed Indian Ringneck Parrots

If you love to listen to the sound of birds tweeting then why not try breeding your own in a back yard aviary. You will receive many rewarding hours of pleasure for the work that it will take to look after them.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
The African Grey Parrot - Characteristics

African greys are great mimics and very intelligent. Because they get bored easily, they need to be kept occupied with toys or companionship. There are two subspecies - the Congo African grey parrot and the Timneh African grey parrot.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Parrots of the World - The Green Rosella

Rosellas are Australian parrots and can be divided into blue cheek patch types and white or pale cheek patch types. The Green Rosella has blue cheek patches. It is native to Tasmania and the offshore islands of Bass Strait where it frequents dense moist forests and savannah woodlands.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
Care of the Senegal Parrot

The Senegal parrot is one variety that can be kept in an apartment as it is not as noisy as some other types. It is a friendly, sociable bird if it is raised with humans and well socialised. They like routine in their life and enjoy having a climbing frame or ladder in their cage.

Pets & Animals
by JudyE
8 years ago
Lorikeets As Pets

Lorikeets are small to medium arboreal parrots. There are several species to choose from as pets. The rainbow lorikeet and the scaly-breasted lorikeet are probably the best known. Their unique characteristic is the specialised brush-tipped tongues adapted for feeding on nectar and soft fruits. Lorikeets make delightful, if messy, pets. They are always on the go and always entertaining. They are not as noisy as some parrots but their liquid droppings tend to make their husbandry time-consuming.

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