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Types Of Popular Pet Birds

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Pet Parrots come in all shapes and sizes. They have become very popular among pet owners because they are intelligent, social, and easy to take care of. They come in a variety of colors and are naturally good flight and climbing birds. This article will discuss some of the most popular pet birds out there today.

There are many popular pet birds out there right now that can be considered “pet birds” that everyone should know about. They include African Grey Parrots, Budgies, Cockatiels, Conures, Macaws, Cockatoos, Amazons, Parakeets, and Macaw. As far as which one is the best, well, that is a question for you to decide. Budgies and cockatiels are probably going to be on the top of the list for most people because they are some of the friendliest and most cuddly birds out there.

Black Or Yellow Headed Parrot Species

A small bird sitting on top of a chicken

The Black or Yellow-headed parrot species is another popular pet bird that is very calm and friendly. These are birds that make great companions for children, although they may be more high-maintenance than other pet bird species.

Conures originated in Australia and are small, blue, and green parrots. They can grow to be around 6 inches long. This is a very common bird in the pet bird hobby. Budgies are another great choice because they love fruits, but you must watch out for their tendency to drool because they will try to eat it. Budgies are very friendly and easy to tame.

Some Less Popular Pet Birds

A bird sitting on top of a parrot

If you are interested in some less popular pet birds, you might also want to consider some of the non-avored ornamental birds. Cockatiels and Lovebirds are two examples of non-flavored birds. Both of these parrot species love flowers, nectar, and nuts and are wonderful additions to any bird enthusiast’s home.

Macaws are another great choice. They have a very distinctive look, which is a mix of yellow and orange. Macaws originated from tropical Australia and are now widespread throughout the world. The Macaw’s head is the classic orange and yellow color. They also have bold, bright orange coloration on their tail feathers.

If you are looking for pet birds that you can keep as pets but don’t like bright colors, you should consider Lovebirds. Unlike other members of its family, Lovebirds are not brightly colored, but their body and face are mostly yellow with varying shades of pink. The Love Birds’ beak and neck area are colored black. They also have red accents on their tail feathers and on their face and around their eyes. There are various shades of Lovebirds available and some varieties like the Siamese, Cockatoos, Amazons, and Lories are very popular.


Budgies are another family of very popular pet birds. These small parrots are very attractive with their cute, tiny bodies and adorable faces. They are also very active and happy birds and make great pets. Budgies come in a variety of colors including white, black, cream, chocolate, red, orange, and yellow.

There are many other pet birds that you can choose from if you are considering taking exotic birds into your home. But, if you want to start with pet birds that are close to your own, you can start with mimics. Mimics are very popular for their loveable personalities and long, swinging wings. As you learn more about these wonderful birds and begin to purchase accessories for your bird cage, you will soon discover all of the many different types of birds that are available for your pets.


Toucans are another type of popular pet parrot. They come in a variety of colors and are very colorful. They have small round wings and are very friendly birds. Toucans originated in tropical Asia and now can be found throughout the world in many different types of homes as part of the various Toucan packages.

Pelicans are another popular pet. There are many different types of pelicans available, including the common painted or blue. There are also a variety of tropical pionus parrots available as well. If you have an area where there is a lot of food supply, but you live in a climate that does not go through seasons, then a tropical parrot is perfect for you.

Bottom Line

Budgies and macaws are other types of popular pet birds. They are birds that will require relatively large areas in which to live, but they do make good pets. Budgies are small and cute, and their color is generally green with yellow undercoats. Macaws on the other hand are large and colorful with red, black, orange, and sometimes white markings covering their head.

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