Top 10 pet birds in the world

INTRODUCTION

Choosing the right pet can be a challenging task, especially when it comes to birds. Each bird is different. Some birds require much attention compared to others; some are big in size, while for others, you have to turn off the music just to listen to their songs. Some are so quiet. So, you should carefully choose one. In this blog, I will help you choose the perfect pet bird for you.

1. Quakers

Quakers are mostly hand-raised, well-socialized, quite gentle, which makes them wonderful family pet birds. They are intelligent and active birds. They enjoy spending time with their owner and other birds. They need attention and interaction. They have a large percentage of talkative birds. This bird is for those who are committed to spending time with pets. They need a balanced diet of fruits, seeds, nuts, and vegetables like other parrots. With proper care, this bird will have a lifespan of 20-30 years.

2. Eclectus

Eclectus parrots are charming, eye-catching, and intelligent, making them impressive pets. This bird has beautiful colors, a wonderful personality, and one of the nice things is this bird can speak very clearly compared to other birds. This bird is medium in size and easy to care for. This bird enjoys spending time with its owner. This bird’s wonderful personality has made it one of the most popular pet Parrots. It needs a good balanced diet of fruit, nuts, and vegetables like other parrots. With proper care, it can live up to 40 years.

3. African Grey

The African grey is considered the best pet bird for beginners. It is the smartest, handsomest, quietest, good-natured, social bird that makes excellent companions and family pets for people who have the time to spend with them. This excellent bird can mimic human speech. This bird is also easy to care for. It only requires a few simple toys to keep them entertained and a diet of fruits, nuts, and vegetables. With proper care, an African grey can live up to 60 years.

4. Cockatoo

The cockatoo is a great pet bird for beginners. They are known for their entertaining personalities. They love to stay close to their owner. They can mimic human speech. Cockatoos are generally active and playful. They love to explore their surroundings. They need a large cage and plenty of toys and activities to keep them entertained. Also, they need regular socialization and interaction with their owner. Cockatoos need a balanced diet like other parrots. With proper care, a Cockatoo can live up to 50 years.

5. Macaw

The Macaw is a beautiful and vibrant bird that can make a wonderful pet bird. This bird is very intelligent and can easily learn commands. They can repeat human words. This bird is very social and enjoys spending time with its human companions. This bird requires some level of care and attention. They are big in size, so they need a big cage. They need a good quality diet with fruits, nuts, and vegetables. With proper care, they can live around 65 years. This bird may not be for beginners. However, it is an excellent pet bird.

6. Conure

Conures make excellent pets for bird owners. They are active, colorful, and playful birds. They need a large cage and toys to play and climb around to keep them happy and healthy. They can entertain their owner and themselves. This wonderful bird tames easily. They can learn to speak several words and phrases. They like a quality pelleted diet with fruits, vegetables, and seeds. With proper diet and care, they can live up to 20 years.

7. Finch

Finches have some specialties compared to other birds. They are quiet, friendly, and social birds. They sing very sweetly. They are not picky. Finches can take care of themselves well. They love to bathe and don’t need much space. They can eat almost all types of food, even insects. They like to have seeds, fruits, and vegetables. They can live 8-10 years with proper care. They have clear differences between male and female. They are happy with their space. A bad thing is they are difficult to tame. Finches are a good choice for first-time bird owners.

8. Lovebirds

Lovebirds are great pet birds. They are small, colorful, affectionate, and playful. Lovebirds are social, and they enjoy playing with their owner. I especially love these birds because they have a partner and they show love and take care of each other. Lovebirds have 9 different types. Lovebirds need a good diet including good quality various seeds, fruits, and vegetables and fresh & clean water. You should avoid feeding them much fat, chocolate, high sugar or salt, alcohol, raw beans. They can live around 10 years with proper care.

9. Parakeets

Parakeets are often an excellent choice for first-time bird owners. These birds are friendly and easy to care for and can make great companions. Parakeets are very social, so they love to stay in a group. They are also relatively active birds, so they need a cage large enough so that they can fly and play. Parakeets need a balanced diet of seeds, fruits, and vegetables. These birds are not talkative but can learn some easy words and phrases. With proper care, parakeets can live more than 10 years.

10. Pionus

Pionus is a genus parrot. It is native to Central and South America. Pionus has 8 different types. They are known for their quiet dispositions and intelligence. This bird is a good choice for first-time bird owners because they are relatively low maintenance and can be easily trained. Pionus parrots are very social birds and enjoy being around people. Pionus need a good diet of fruits and vegetables. This bird can live more than 20 years. So you have to prepare for a long-term commitment. If you are looking for an intelligent and affectionate pet bird, a pionus parrot may be a perfect choice.