Getting Started with Your Pet Bird

Learn about adoption and breeds, what supplies you will need before you bring your bird home, what living with birds is like and more.

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Green Parrot sits on shoulder
Top 5 Safety Tips for Handling Parrots
Puppy looking at bird perching on sofa
Your Dog Can Be Your Pet Bird's Best Friend
White and blue parakeet perched on a branch
What's the Difference Between Parakeets and Budgies?
Pet bird enjoying free time in a room
5 Reasons to Keep Your Bird Inside
Lorikeets bathing
An Easy Guide to Bathing Your Bird
White and brown owl sitting on perch inside cage
6 Reasons Why Owls Make a Terrible Pet
Vietnam, Haiphong, birds in cage on sale
Cleaning Your Bird's Cage
Budgerigar and cat face to face through birdcage
Why Birds Make Better Pets than Cats AND Dogs
Parakeets preening
What Are Pinfeathers on My Bird And What Are They for?
Budgerigar on the birdcage. Budgie
How to Translate Your Bird's Age Into Human Years
bird with toy
Pet Birds Toys: Building Choice, Enrichment, and Skills
Low Angle View Of Budgerigar In Cage
How to Care for Pet Birds in Cold Weather
Illustration of the quietest pet bird species.
8 Top Quiet Pet Bird Species
White cockatoo bird sitting on owner's arm
How Much Does It Cost to Buy & Care for a Pet Bird?
cockatiel on a girl's shoulder
These 7 Birds Make the Best Pets for Kids
The 8 Most Popular Species of Pet Birds
8 Top Friendly Pet Bird Species
Zebra finch
8 Top Gentle Pet Bird Species
African gray parrot (Psitticus sp.)
How to Find a Pet Bird That Talks
Scarlet Macaw
8 Best Trainable Pet Bird Species
5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Bird
A Scarlet-chested Parrot eating grass seeds in Melbourne, Victoria, AU. Melbourne is outside the normal range of this bird, so its suspected that this is an escaped aviary bird.
Do Scarlet-Chested Parakeets Make Good Pets?
Rainbow lorikeets on a platform
Do Rainbow Lorikeets Make Good Pets?
Bird bydgie sits on cage and eats from human hand fresh green gr
5 Things to Consider About Kids and Pet Birds
Parrot eating food in hand.
Can You Keep a Wild Bird as a Pet?
Rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus moluccanus) perching on branch, Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, UK
8 Top Brightly Colored Pet Birds
Blue Budgerigar
Reasons to Consider a Pet Bird
Blue headed parrot. Pionus menstruus. South and Ce
Having the Blue Headed Pionus Parrot as a Pet
A pet bronze-winged parrot (also known as a bronze-winged Pionus).
Learn More About the Bronze-Winged Pionus
Finch on swing perch
8 Best Pet Birds for Busy People
Closeup female Red-breasted Parakeet
8 Top Lesser-Known Pet Bird Species
Australian Finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
5 Things to Do if You Can't Keep Your Bird
Pionus maximiliani
Maximilian's Pionus as Pet Birds
White-crowned Parrot or Plum-crowned Pionus (Pionus senilis) at Macaw Mountain Bird Park and Nature Reserve, Copan, Honduras.
Get to Know the White-Capped Pionus Parrot
Portrait Of Talking Parrot With Orange Beak Birds In Plastic Box In Background
Things to Consider Before Shipping Your Pet Bird
Alexandrine parakeet
Alexandrine Parakeet: Species Characteristics & Care
Cockatiel Perching On Cage
Consider These Things Before Getting a Pet Bird
Small bird being fed by human
14 Signs to Look for When Buying a Baby Bird
Young woman holding pet bird indoors
Buying Your First Pet Bird Requires Consideration Ahead of Time
Feeding green parrots in a park
How to Introduce a New Bird to Your Parrot
Blue budgie
Which Breed of Parrot Are Considered the Most Intelligent?
Recreational older men holding a cage in the yard
10 Things to Know Before Adopting a Pet Bird
Illiger's Macaws
Use These Tips to Keep Mini Macaws as Pets
Green Aracari (Pteroglossus viridis)
These Are the Most Uncommon Pet Birds, Flighted and Flightless
Parrots kissing
11 Things Only Bird Owners Understand
Canary escaping cage, flying toward open window
Bird on the Loose: Acting Fast and Best Chances for Retrieval
Top view of Vibrant red holiday Christmas pointsettia leaves
10 Common Plants That Are Toxic to Birds
Cockatoo at birdfeeder in tree, side view
Do Cockatoos Make Good Pets?
Cropped Image Of Woman Stroking African Grey Parrot
5 Easy Ways to Bond With Your Pet Bird
Funny budgerigar. Cute green budgie parrot sits on a finger and looking at the camera.
Here's How to Hold Your Pet Bird Safely
Girl with parrot
What to Know About Parrots With Your Kids
Military Macaw Cracking Nut
Make Sure Your Parrot Is Getting a Balanced Diet
5 Tips to Keep Exotic Birds Warm During Winter
Boy with colorful parrot
Take That Vacation, Your Parrots and Birds Will Get a Fun Vacation Too
The fresh air of your home
What Plants Are Safe for Pet Birds?
Tabby cat sitting on a desk staring at a blue parakeet
Can Cats and Birds Live Together?
Owl perched on stool
What You Should Know If You Want a Pet Owl
Woman with parrot on shoulder
Can My Bird Make Me Sick?
Parakeet Budgie Budgerigar
Learn the Difference Between a Parrot and a Parakeet
Young happy veterinarian with a parrot on her shoulder.
Should You Take Your Pet Bird to the Vet Annually?

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