How to tame a parakeet

How to tame a parakeet

Parakeets are popular pets across the US, and it’s no surprise why. Parakeets/budgies are affectionate and intelligent small-sized parrots that have relatively long tail feathers. These slender birds’ family has approximately 115 species that fall under the category “parakeet.” Many people love owning parakeets because they make excellent family pets, thrive well in small living…

Cockatiel age span: What is the Average Age of a Cockatiel?

Cockatiel age span: What is the Average Age of a Cockatiel?

Cockatiels are native to the semi-arid regions of Australia. In the wild the average cockatiel age span is about 10-14 years. These are intelligent and social birds who mate for life and enjoy being with others of their kind. These gregarious avians get plenty of exercise while they are on their birdy errands. They are…

Cockatiels as Pets

Cockatiels as Pets

Birds rank as one of the most popular pets favored by many animal lovers. Are you one of those who get captivated by these feathered beings as they cutely chirp and flap their wings? If you’re planning to adopt one, you’d probably get confused as to which breed of bird you would choose. This article…

Alexandrine parakeet, the big brother of the ringneck parakeet

Alexandrine parakeet, the big brother of the ringneck parakeet

The large alexander parakeet has 5 subspecies: Psittacula eupatria eupatria Psittacula eupatria nipalinesis Psittacula eupatria magnirostris Psittacula eupatria avensis Psittacula eupatria siamensis. The Psittacula eupatria nipalinesis is the nominal form and is most common among growers. Although few of the subspecies will remain in captivity because they have been massively crossed, breeders usually choose the largest bird without knowing that…