Types Of Parrots
Interested in parrots? Welcome to the
world of the flying feathers. All types of parrots are
brightly colored with a few exceptions. Some types of
parrots are small, cuddly and cute. Others are bigger
and grander than their smaller relations. The most common
types of parrots are green in color and make wonderful
pets. They are usually small in size and have amazing
There are some types of parrots that
are multi-colored. They come in bright blue, yellow,
green, white and mixtures of two or more of these colors.
They are often nicknamed winged rainbows. Some of these
types of parrots are wild while some are docile in nature.
Some make wonderful pets while some are too independent
to be bound down by humans. Some types of parrots are
as dependent on us as our children would be. They love
company and love to mimic human voices.
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Almost all types of parrots eat fruits,
vegetables, chicken and a lot of seeds. Most types of
parrots tend to become moody and begin to pluck their
feathers if they are not in the right state of mind
or if they are unhealthy.
There are many species of parrots available. The most
common types of parrots can be grouped under the following
PARROTS: Parrots are a very popular
group of birds. Parrots are intelligent animals that
depend on some degree of socialization and will not
be good pets unless they are taught and patterned to
be good pets.
MACAWS: Macaws are flamboyant, colorful,
intelligent and captivating birds. However, like ill-trained
children, macaws can be a major embarrassment if they
are not well trained.
CONURES: In the wild conures are friendly,
peaceful birds and seldom fight with each other. Conures
are known for their sweet dispositions and playfulness.
They definitely have a mind of their own.
COCKATOOS: Cockatoos make wonderful
pets because of their sweet nature. Cockatoos love to
be cuddled and bond very easily with their human owners.
PARAKEETS: Parakeets have as many variations
of their breed as there are varieties of their color.
'Parakeets' actually means "small parrots".
COCKATIELS: Cockatiels are ideal for
the first time pet owner. They are characteristically
happy and cheerful birds, never moody or demanding.
BUDGIES: The word "budgie"
is short for budgerigar which is a native green and
yellow bird in Australia. They make wonderful pets because
of their relatively gentle, gregarious and entertaining
Author : Nancy
Date Posted : 08 - Feb - 2005
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