As caretakers of these marvelous creatures we must provide for their physical needs to the very best of our abilities. By consistently addressing all of the key areas outlined in our articles you will not only enhance your bird's quality of life but will also strengthen his relationship with you.
A parrot who has his physical needs addressed is more likely to be:
- more active and playful
- mentally engaged
- less prone to behavioral problems
- long lived
What are a parrot's primary physical needs?
Parrots aren't easy as pets, there are a wide array of basic physical needs that parrot owners must address on a daily basis to ensure the well being of their beloved pets. For more in-depth information on each of the specific needs click on the article category links below:
Avian Diet & Nutrition: A Walk on the Wild Side
When it comes to caring for our pet birds, nothing seems to be more controversial than the topic of diet and nutrition. However, nothing is as...
Creating the Optimal Environment for Your Bird
Birds in the wild are encircled by an amazingly vast, beautiful and always changing environment that is also full of challenge, opportunity, risk and...
Keeping Your Bird Healthy
The single most important goal you should have as a responsible parrot owner is to ensure that your bird lives a long, happy and healthy life. ...
The Importance of Exercise
In the wild, parrots fly many miles a day in search of food, mates and safe resting spots as well as in defending nesting sites and fleeing predators...
The Importance of Good Hygiene
In the wild, birds are not "required" to live in close proximity to their droppings. They have a continual supply of fresh unspoiled food to choose...