In addition to the basics your bird needs – food, water, shelter, sleep, and social interaction – she also requires intellectual stimulation, the kind that can only be derived from play and training. Researchers are finding that birds can solve problems by insight, and even learn by example, as do human children. How much conscious thought is taking place, versus instinctive behavior, is the subject of ongoing study.
Parrots are considered to be the smartest of birds.
Research is proving what most bird owners already know…their bird is a smart companion. Don't miss an opportunity to open new doors for your pet.
Budgies are the most popular type of pet bird. In fact, 45% of pet birds in the United States are budgies.
It’s almost impossible to know for sure if the bird you’re adopting will be able to talk, but budgies have been known to talk more and have wider vocabularies than other birds.
There are two species of budgies. The English budgie is usually a few inches larger than the Australian budgie.
Who knew these cute little guys were so interesting?