Exotic Pet Insurance – Why is it important to have one?

If you own a parrot, or are thinking of owning one; the first thing you need to realize is, that it’s one of the most sentimental human – animal companionships in the world. This blog post aims to explore why this is the case, and why it’s extremely important, that you take the sufficient steps […]

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Saving Macaws in Costa Rica

The Ara Project was established in 1982 and is dedicated to saving the macaws in Costa Rica: Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus) and the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) are both native to this country. The population of this magnificent parrots has been affected by both; unsustainable capture for the pet trade and loss of habitat. […]

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African Grey Parrots need our help to survive.

African Grey Parrots are almost extinct and have become a rare site in the wild. In the past 40 years over 1.3 million Grey Parrots have been legally exported. Many of the birds are poorly treated and die before export, as a result, the true number of parrots take from the wild is estimated at […]

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Competition Winner

During July we run a competition on our Facebook page. The lucky winner is Regina Balazs and the prize was £100 to spend in our online store www.ParrotEssentials.co.uk Regina very kindly shared some pictures of the real INNERS  winners, her two gorgeous budgies.

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Do parrots understand what they say?

I sometimes take Artha and Casper my African Greys who are well harness- trained on shopping trips in town. Why wouldn’t captive birds, who in the wild would travel kilometres each day, enjoy a change of scene? When strangers accost me with Artha and Casper, one on each shoulder, the first question that I’m asked […]

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