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A Rainbow of Feathers: The Science Behind Parrot’s Vivid Colours

Imagine walking through a tropical forest, the air alive with the calls of wildlife. Suddenly, a flash of colour catches your eye – a parrot, its feathers a vibrant tapestry…

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preening macaw parrot

Understanding Basic Parrot Behaviours by Parrot Essentials

Parrots try to communicate with humans through body language, actions and vocalizations. Here are some basic parrot behaviours to give you the ability to understand what parrots are trying to…

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Do Parrots Eat Honey?

Can Parrots Eat Honey?

Most pet parents or owners love to let their pets try new foods. If you have a parrot, you’ll know that they want to sample everything that we eat! Because…

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Are you buying a parrot as pet? by Parrot Essentials

Are you Buying a Parrot? | 6 things to keep in mind

Thinking of buying a parrot to add to your family?? Congratulations! These colourful tropical birds can make great pets and friends for life. However, as excited as you are, don’t…

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Do cockatiels make good pets?

Do cockatiels make good pets? 7 pros and 7 cons

Do cockatiels make good pets? If you’re interested in getting a pet bird, there’s a good chance you’ve come across these popular crested Australian parrots. Would a cockatiel be the…

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Galah cockatoo eating mixed vegetables and seeds.

8 ways to introduce a parrot to new food

Looking to diversify your pet parrot’s diet? Great! Giving your feathered pet the opportunity to sample all sorts of different foods is a great way to offer more enrichment, while…

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What does a parrot need? Parrot necessities checklist | Amazon parrot on playstand

What does a parrot need? Parrot necessities checklist

Thinking of bringing a parrot home? Congratulations, adding a pet to your family is always exciting! But… what does a parrot need? No worries, we’ll help you make sure you’ve…

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African grey parrot

Do parrots understand what they are saying?

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…

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19 spices for parrots

Foods 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…

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Cockatiel with basil sprig.

36 herbs for parrots | Enriching parrot diet

As parrot owners, we’re always looking for ways to enrich our bird’s daily routine and diet. Variety is the spice of life, after all, and this applies to our birds…

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