Pet Birds, Feathered Friends Make Great Companions!

Pet Birds Make Great Companions

 

pet birdsPet Birds come in a variety of colors, sizes, and personalities. From the small, chirping finch and singing canaries to the child-like macaws, our feather friends offer a special companion for most homes.

 

 

 

 

 

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pet birdsSmall pet birds are entertaining

For those who prefer a small bird that enjoys singing from a spacious cage, look to the finch and canaries. Your local pet store often showcases dozens of varieties of finch and canary. <varieties>

 

 

 

 

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These tiny singers entertain quietly enough for apartment dwellers, providing hours of entertainment.

Some bond to their humans and enjoy being handled, too.

 

 

 

 

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Many people first think of the pretty little budgie parakeet when considering a bird. Started young, parakeets offer great companionship in a pretty package. Although their speech is limited, many mimic several words of their human companions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lovebirds and parrotlets might also fit the needs of those needing a smaller pet. In addition to being colorful, they offer some speaking ability and can be hand trained. Available in a variety of colors, these little feather friends continue in popularity.

 

 

 

 

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Although technically not small, we include the cockatiel in this category. Great for small apartments or roomier abodes, tiels come in a variety of colors. Talking ability varies, but most speak some words and are often affectionate toward their humans.

 

 

 

Medium sized pet birds

For those with a bit more room and a bit larger budget, consider the conures, larger parakeets, caiques and lories. Speaking ability is a bit better with these birds, though some much better than others. With the wide variety of species and temperaments, most people find choosing a favorite difficult.

 

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With this group, personalities vary greatly. Quite animated and playful, lories entertain their humans with antics galore. Some learn to speak quite well, too. Lories require a special diet that creates more of a mess than most people imagine. <read about the Lovable Lories here>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Conure varieties vary from quieter ones such as the Green Cheek to the playful clowns such as Sun Conure. With playful comes loud in most cases. Speaking ability varies, but some develop great vocabularies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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pet birdsThe larger keets include Indian Ringnecks, Moustache, and Grass Keets. Featuring a variety of colors, they may have fair talking ability. As a group, they require continual handling to remain very tame, but often make great pets.

 

 

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