Bird Facts

can cockatoos and cockatiels live together?

Can Cockatoos and Cockatiels Live Together?

Watch the cuteness that is cockatoos and cockatiels on YouTube or in an aviary, and you start to wonder: can these two species live together, and the answer is yes, but with a caveat. Can Cockatoos and Cockatiels Live Together? They can live together, but only if you watch them […]

Do birds remember their previous owners?

Do Birds Remember Their Previous Owners?

If you adopt a bird or are thinking of doing so, you probably wonder to yourself, “Does this bird remember his previous owners?” and we can confidently say the answer to that is, yes. Do Birds Remember Their Previous Owners? Yes, especially parrots. Parrots have memories that are superior to […]

do parrots need grit?

Should You Actually Feed Your Parrot Grit? It Can Be Fatal!

If you’ve browsed the bird supply aisle at your favorite pet store, you’ve probably noticed a lot of grit bags lining the shelves. This seemingly simple product can easily confuse avian owners since many of us don’t know its purpose.  Should you actually feed your parrot grit? Wild birds eat […]

Can parrots play with cardboard?

Can Parrots Play With Cardboard?

Can parrots play with cardboard? If you are a long-time parrot owner, you might be familiar with how much parrots love to play with cardboard. In fact, they love picking at cardboard so much that if you have a piece lying around in the cage, any other toy would end […]

Do budgies need a companion?

Why Your Budgie Needs A Companion

Budgies, with their colorful plumage and talkative and social nature make perfect companions. However, just because they are considered to be low-maintenance or easy-to-keep pets, doesn’t mean that they need any less care or attention than a cat or a dog. This may lead you to wonder if you should […]

Can macaws and cockatiels live together?

Can Macaws And Cockatiels Live Together?

It may seem that two different species of birds can be completely compatible, but what may seem like a calm situation can change in a split second. When one of the birds is much larger than the other, it may become a big problem for the smaller one. There are […]

Are macaws friendly?

Are Macaws Friendly? 8 Facts You Must Know

Loud and large, macaws may seem intimidating if you come across them, but these birds are in fact, known to be quite friendly and playful. Are macaws friendly? Don’t let the sheer size and noisy nature of these birds fool you, macaws are actually very affectionate and require a lot […]

can a cockatoo bite your finger off?

Can A Cockatoo Bite Your Finger Off?

Known for their attractive appearance and fantastic qualities, cockatoos are equipped with large beaks capable of destroying a lot of materials. They are strong enough to easily crack through hard Brazilian nuts and have a terrible effect on whatever is bitten. Just watching a cockatoo crush a nut or break […]

are macaws messy?

Are Macaws Messy? 8 Things You Should Know!

Macaws are beautiful, intelligent pets and owning them can be hugely rewarding as they are loyal and can be trained to respond to commands. At the same time, macaws can be challenging pets because they demand more time than most pets do. And oh, they can be very noisy and […]

how bad are macaw bites?

Here Is How Bad Macaw Bites Really Are

How bad is a bite from a macaw? We have heard a lot of horror stories about macaw bites being able to rip someone’s finger off, but is there any truth to this? Somehow, macaws got the reputation of having the worst bite out of all the parrots and we […]