All About the Different Types of Pet Birds -

All About the Different Types of Pet Birds

different types of pet birds

When a person who has no interest in birds purchases a pet bird, it can be a little overwhelming at first. Birds are very different than pets that people buy for the sole purpose of having company and cuddling up to. There are various different types of pet birds that you can get for your loved ones and you will want to know about all of the types of birds before you buy a bird.

First Type Of Pet Bird

A teddy bear sitting in front of a window

The first type of pet bird is going to be the most popular and one of the most obvious because they are so popular. These types of birds are very popular because of their personality traits and their appearance. The personality traits of different types of pet birds can include being quiet, friendly, very friendly, or aloof and these are just a few of the things you will be able to watch out for.

The next type of pet you will encounter is the bird that you can get for your child. This is not really a type of pet but more of a toy to play with that is colorful and has unique traits and personalities that will add fun and excitement into your child’s life. Usually a toy like this will only be around for a few months. The age range for these is anywhere from three months to six months old.

The Parrot

A flock of seagulls standing on grass

Another type of pet you will run across is the parrot. Parrots are great pets because they are beautiful and they are also very intelligent. They will often talk to you and other people in the neighborhood and they can be very expressive. These are usually about three to five years old. The age range for a parrot is anywhere from two to five years old.

The other type of pet birds, you will run across are the pet fish. Pet fishes come in a variety of colors. They are usually green with yellow bellies and sometimes they are pink with blue bellies. There are many different types of pet fish that you can get as pets. The age range for fish is anywhere between four to ten years old.

New Pet Birds

Another thing you will run across is the new pet birds. When it comes to new pet birds the ones that are sold in the stores are usually babies or baby chicks. You could even get older birds that have been hand-fed by their owners. If you buy an older bird, make sure that it is from a reputable breeder who has passed the CITES certification. This helps to ensure that the bird is not from an illegal wildlife breeding facility.

Bottom Lines

Remember that birds are quite different from one another and each one will require a different kind of care. If you start with just one pet bird, don’t let it out of your sight or give it much attention at first. As you watch the bird and observe its behavior, you will begin to see different personality traits that will help you determine if this bird is right for you. Don’t be afraid to take a chance and get a bird that you will love to have as a pet.

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