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?
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 […]
Is Watermelon Safe For Parrots? What About The Seeds?
Knowing what to feed your parrot is an essential part of keeping her as pet as well as bonding with them. Sometimes we worry about the type of food to give them and most especially when working with fruits. When I first brought my parrot home, I was told by […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do Parrots Need Light At Night?
Do parrots need light at night? This has a lot to do with imitating what naturally happens with light in the wild. You will also find out in this article how manipulating light can help the health and behavior of your parrot. Further, we will also discuss the times when […]
Can Parrots Eat Bread? What You Need To Understand
As a new bird owner, I didn’t know much about whether I should give my newly bought pet parrots bread or not. Actually, I was confused and since parrots usually like to munch on the foods we eat, I thought that giving them bread was okay. But, after years of […]
4 Reasons Why Your Macaw Smells Bad
I have never been aware of the fact that even macaws can have an odor. But when I brought home two macaws and took care of them, I learned that macaws can smell not so good under different circumstances or health conditions. Initially, I was confused about the foul smell […]
Why People Often Mistake Parrots As Mammals
Are parrots mammals? This is a very common question because parrots behave like mammals. You will find out in this article why parrots resemble actions as that of mammals, and at the same time, you will know why people deem them as such. Is it their brains? Physiology? All that […]
Parrots Are Very Loyal – What This Means For Owners
Budgies, love birds, and cockatiels are especially favorite pet parrot species and are all very social. Although they can grow close to their owners, it is often wondered whether parrots are loyal. Are parrots loyal? Those who own or work with parrots believe that they are very loyal pets. One […]