Guide to Pet Bird Species

Learn about bird species and which birds may make the best pet for you. We'll introduce you to breeds including budgies, African greys, all kinds of parakeets and several types of parrots.
White cockatoo head with gray beak closeup
8 Best Types of Talking Pet Birds
Rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus moluccanus) perching on branch, Paradise Wildlife Park, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, UK
8 Top Brightly Colored Pet Birds
Two white cockatooes
Cockatoo: Bird Species Profile
A Jenday Conure (Aratinga jandaya) perched in a tree, also known as jandaya parakeet is a small Neotropical bird found in northeastern Brazil.
The 5 Smartest Birds You Can Keep as Pets
Cropped Hand Feeding Female Eclectus Parrot
8 Best Talking Pet Parrots
Black pet chickens with red comb and wattles in cage with straw ground
How to Care for a Pet Chicken
Low-maintenance pet birds species
8 Top Low-Maintenance Pet Bird Species
pacific parrotlet
8 Best Birds for Apartment Living
MONK PARAKEET EATING WILD FRUITS
8 Most Popular Companion Birds as Pets
cockatiel on a girl's shoulder
These 7 Birds Make the Best Pets for Kids
Green orange faced lovebird standing on the tree in garden
8 Top Green Parrots to Keep as Pets
Blue budgie
8 Most Intelligent Pet Parrot Species
Finch on swing perch
8 Best Pet Birds for Busy People
Green Aracari (Pteroglossus viridis)
8 of the Most Exotic Pet Birds
Budgies
Are Parakeets Parrots?
Macaw Cracking Nut
8 Worst Pet Birds for Apartment Living
Pionus maximiliani
Maximilian's Pionus as Pet Birds
Young woman holding pet bird indoors
Buying Your First Pet Bird Needs Research and Education Ahead of Time
Pacific Parrotlet, Forpus coelestis on green grass (forpus is a
8 Top Blue Parrot Species to Keep as Pets
Illustration of the quietest pet bird species.
8 Top Quiet Pet Bird Species
illustration of the most colorful parrots as pets
8 Top Colorful Parrot Species
baby chick
9 Cute Baby Bird Photos That Will Melt Your Heart
vasa parrot
Vasa Parrot: Bird Species Profile
Portrait of a Parrot of French Guiana
10 Top Amazon Parrot Species as Pets
Zebra finch
8 Top Gentle Pet Bird Species
The golden parakeet bird or golden conure
8 Top Yellow Parrots to Keep as Pets
Ringneck Parakeet
8 Top Loudest Parrots Often Kept as Pets
Scarlet Macaw
8 Best Trainable Pet Bird Species
8 Top Red Birds to Keep as Pets
Eclectus Parrot, Eclectus roratus polychloros, green and red parrot sitting on the branch, clear brown background, bird in the nature habitat on Western Papuan Islands, New Guinea in Asia.
8 Worst Pet Bird Species for Kids
Cockatiel
7 Top Pet Bird Species for Older People
Closeup female Red-breasted Parakeet
8 Top Lesser-Known Pet Bird Species
Close up of a cockatoo eating a tangerine.
Domestic Bird Species
Parakeet Budgie Budgerigar
Are There Different Types of Parakeets?
5 Tips to Keep Exotic Birds Warm During Winter
5 Tips to Keep Exotic Birds Warm During Winter
Major Mitchell Cockatoo
10 Top Pet Cockatoo Species
Lilac-crowned amazon
Lilac-Crowned Amazon Parrot (Finsch's Amazon): Bird Species Profile
Red Lored Amazon Parrot
Red-Lored Amazon Parrot: Bird Species Profile
Yellow-napped parrot (Amazona auropalliata), Costa Rica
Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot: Bird Species Profile
A white sulphur-crested cockatoo sitting on a branch with its left wing spread.
Sulphur-Crested (Greater) Cockatoo: Bird Species Profile
Yellow-Headed Amazon parrot
Double Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot: Bird Species Profile
Military Macaw Landing
Military Macaw: Bird Species Profile
Illiger Macaws
Illiger's Macaw (Blue-Winged Macaw): Bird Species Profile
Galah -Eolophus roseicapillus-, adult, on perch, Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia
Galah (Rose-Breasted) Cockatoo: Bird Species Profile
Two blue-and-gold macaws perched on a tree
8 Top Large Parrots to Keep as Pets
Eclectus Pair
Eclectus Parrot: Bird Species Characteristics & Care
Turquoise-fronted amazon parrot perching on branch
Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot: Bird Species Profile
Chestnut-fronted macaw
Severe (Chestnut-Fronted) Macaw: Bird Species Profile
Wonderful AfricanGreys
African Grey Parrot: Species Characteristics & Care
Illustration of popular pet macaw species
Popular Macaws That Make Outstanding Pets
Blue and Gold Macaw
Blue and Gold Macaw: Bird Species Profile
Duckling being held by old hands.
Everything You Need to Know About Keeping a Duck as a Pet
Cockatoo Pair With Crest Raised
8 Popular Large Birds to Keep as Pets
White umbrella cockatoo with its foot raised.
Umbrella Cockatoo (White Cockatoo): Bird Species Profile
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
Major Mitchell's (Leadbeater's) Cockatoo: Bird Species Profile
White cockatoo
Fascinating Facts About Cockatoos
Hyacinth Macaw
How to Care for Hyacinth Macaws (Blue Parrots)
Hahn's Macaw
Hahn's Macaw (Red-Shouldered Macaw): Bird Species Profile
Red-crowned Amazon parrot staring at the camera.
Green-Cheeked Amazon (Mexican Red-Crowned) Parrot: Bird Species Profile
Moluccan cockatoo, as seen in the Bahamas.
Moluccan (Salmon-Crested) Cockatoo: Bird Species Profile