Reflections on Parrot Behaviour

Parrot Behaviour

Reflections on Parrot Behaviour When we look in the mirror, we know who looks back. Children learn that a mirror image is not a real person by the age of two. It takes them another year or so to recognise their reflection as themselves. Humans take this ability for granted, but it is in fact

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Do parrots understand what they are saying?

African grey parrot

If you’ve ever heard one of the more talkative parrots speak, you might have asked yourself: do parrots understand what they’re saying? Sometimes they nail the context so well that it absolutely seems like they don’t just speak human language, but also understand it. But do they really, or are they just very good at

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Foods for parrots: 19 spices for parrots

19 spices for parrots

As good parrot parents, we’re always looking for new foods to offer to our feathered friends in order to add enrichment and keep their diet rich in nutrients. Parrot Essentials offers plenty of ideas for novel foods for parrots our blog (see the posts on herbs for parrots, sprouting seeds for parrots, foraging for parrots

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