Cockatiel vs Conure: Which Pet Bird is Better? (With Pictures)

cockatiel vs conure

Both cockatiels and conures are part of the parrot family, and both are popular household pets that are highly interactive with other birds and their human companions. However, there are a few differences between these two types of birds that should be known by anyone who is considering whether to bring one or both home … Read more

10 Best Parrot Foods of 2021 — Reviews & Top Picks

Parrot Eating Fruits

Most parrots love their food, but they’ll let you know if the food you’re offering doesn’t excite them. From throwing food out of their cage or simply ignoring it, it will be quite clear if your parrot would prefer something new. At this point, it’s up to you to do the research and find a … Read more

10 Best Toys for Parakeets in 2021 – Reviews & Top Picks

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Having a parakeet—or two—in your home is a rewarding experience. The birds are adorable, with their chattering and antics. If you keep your pet in a cage all the time, toys become essential. Without the outside world to explore, your parakeet will likely get bored and may start plucking his feathers. That could leave him … Read more

7 Best Cockatoo Toys 2021 – Reviews & Top Picks

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If you own a Cockatoo, then you’re probably on the constant hunt for new and engaging toys to occupy and stimulate your feathered friend. There’s no telling whether your bird will even give the time of day to any particular new toy. If they do, there’s a good chance they’ll have it shredded to bits … Read more

9 Types of Cockatiel Varieties & Color Mutations


Pigments are responsible for producing color on Cockatiels. Melanin pigments produce the darker colors such as blue and grey. Lighter colors like yellow and orange are produced with the help of carotenoid pigments. Cockatiel mutations occur when a pigment gene is changed in some way or muted altogether. Pigment mutations can be passed down from … Read more

13 Types of Budgie Colors, Varieties & Mutations

Dark Green Budgie

The Budgerigar, or Budgie for short, is the third most popular pet in the world, right behind dogs and cats. If you’ve ever held one of these adorable birds, then you know exactly why. Not only are they beautiful avian specimens with bright and vibrant colorations, they’re also loving and affectionate pets that make excellent … Read more

Top 8 Green Parrots to Keep as Pets (With Pictures)

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There are many species of parrot, but few as striking and magnificent as green parrots. Though all are smart and social creatures, green parrots are actually a variety of species and come in many different sizes, accent colors, and temperaments. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the most common types of green parrots that are … Read more

20 Best Parrots to Keep as Pets (With Pictures)

Jenday Conure

When most people think of keeping birds as pets, the first birds that come to mind are parrots. Many people envision their parrot speaking with them, copying their words. However, only a few out of the 350 known species of parrot can even learn to talk! Parrot is a very vague term, given that there … Read more

15 Types of Conure Parrots to Keep as Pets (With Pictures)

conure parrot on branch

Conures are a large group of diverse birds that fall under the category of parrots. For parrots, they’re small to medium-sized, generally between 10 and 20 inches in length. Many Conures are extremely loud, others are quiet and docile. They come in a variety of bright colors, spanning nearly every color of the rainbow. But … Read more

Top 14 Amazon Parrots to Keep as Pets (With Pictures)

Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot on a Playgym

Amazon parrots are known for being some of the most intelligent birds on the planet. In fact, all of them have the natural ability to talk, mimicking the words of human languages, which makes them wildly popular as pets. Plus, they have affectionate, goofy personalities that make them very entertaining. Unfortunately, not all of the … Read more