Parrots, which belong to the parrotfamily, are intelligent birds with a strong imitation ability. Considering their features, the most striking aspect is their ability to use their beaks as a third leg for climbing. There are more than three hundred different species of parrots, which also have the feature of living in warm places. Their most outstanding feature in being able to form friendships with people stems from their ability to imitate. They are known as colorful and intelligent birds that love to climb, thanks to their feathers of various bright and vivid colors, short necks and strong beaks. The places where he lives are generally; Parrots, which are the tropical forest regions of Africa, Asia, America and Oceania, can be described as special birds that have attracted the attention of people in almost every period with their cute imitations.
What Are the Characteristics of Parrots?
Parrots, which have more than three hundred species, have personality traits according to their species, although each one has similar characteristics. For example, parrots of the budgerigar type are much shorter than the generally known parrot species, and their domestic characteristics also differ from each other. In addition, although they like to live in trees in their natural lives, nowadays they also live in cages at home, especially due to their imitative and intelligent talkativeness.
Another of their most basic features is their ability to easily open even the hardest nuts thanks to their strong beaks. It varies according to the nutritional characteristics and the difference of the species. Another little-known feature is their good volatility. Only the New Zealand Parrot is not a good flyer compared to other species.
Parrot is a bird species living in warm places with bright feathers. The parrot is a good climbing bird. The known forms of parrots today are the talking species. Since parrots are creatures that can speak by imitation, they are birds that attract great attention in the world due to their characteristics and are kept as pets.
The Lives of Parrots
Parrots behave very calmly both while feeding and resting. The general habitat of parrots is trees. Parrots, who have the ability to memorize and repeat human voices and some melodies, can be fed in cages at home. Bark or similar things should be placed in the cages of parrots that are fed in the cage so that they can gnaw. Parrots make their nests in tree cavities in the natural life. They also live in rock crevices. Parrots are fed with flower buds and fruit seeds as food.
Major Parrot Species
African Gray Parrot – Congo, which has an intelligent and talented structure among parrot species in general, also has a high level of speaking ability. In addition, they are among the most preferred parrot species for home care in terms of these features. In terms of their appearance, they have a less and plain color compared to other parrot species in terms of their intense gray color, and they are largely preferred by people thanks to their imitative and skillful speech. Along with these; These parrot species, which have sizes of thirty-two and thirty-five centimeters, are ideal for home care as they also have human-friendly and social personality traits.
African Gray Parrot – Timneh, whose homeland is West Africa, has sizes of twenty-eight and thirty-three centimeters. Besides; These parrot species, which are grayer and smaller than other parrot species, are among the intelligent and talented parrot species. Same time; Thanks to their imitation skills, which are quite high, they manage to be the center of attention of their environment. It is in question that these parrot species, which have very strong communication with humans, do not experience tension when they are together with humans. African Gray Parrot – Timneh, which also has an extroverted and social personality, has strong beaks. In addition, it has properties suitable for home care.
Galah Cockatoo Parrot, which is generally the smallest of the cockatoo species, also has a very ostentatious appearance. In addition to its size, which is thirty-five centimeters on average, its life span changes within a period of forty to forty-five years. These parrot species, whose homeland is Australia, can also live in forests and open areas. Same time; These parrot species, which can be fed with different seeds and seeds as well as fruit species in their natural habitats, have an incubation period of thirty days. Galah Cockatoo Parrots, which are also very suitable for pet care, are also compatible with home life.
In general, the most well-known Gang-Gang Cockatoo parrotamong the parrot species, its homeland is Australia. Thanks to its harmonious attitude towards the environment it is in, it has the feature of living by adapting to many places. Besides; It is very easy to communicate with Gang-Gang Cockatoo Parrots, which attract people’s attention thanks to their energetic nature. In this context, these parrot species, which are also very suitable for home care, will be good friends. Along with these; It is possible to see these parrot species, which take great pleasure in feeding, while they are eating their food. They also greatly enjoy being fed a variety of nuts, seeds, and peanuts. In this respect, they are also suitable for home care and feeding.
Goffin Cockatoo Parrot, which has an average length of thirty-two inches, is native to the Tanibar Islands. It is among the smallest of the parrot species. In general, the color of their feathers is also snow-white. In addition, these parrot species, which are easy to care for as pets, are generally recommended to be owned when they are puppies. Besides; These parrots, which can also be purchased as young, are a type of parrot that is more prone to show friendly attitudes after they get used to their environment. Goffin Cockatoos, who have a wide vocabulary, are quite talkative after a good education. In this context; With its imitative features and talkativeness, it makes a good pet at home.
These birds, which do not like loud sounds compared to other parrot species, are loyal to their owners and need a high level of attention. Being loyal to their owners, these parrots will not tend to run away and like to feed on fruit and flower seeds.
The Alexander Parrot, whose homeland is India, appears as a parrot species also found in our country. These parrot species, which can be kept as pets by people with their colorful appearance and intelligent attitude, are a species that is open to learning. In addition, their speaking abilities are quite high thanks to their general personality traits that are curious and prone to fun. Besides these; Alexander Parrots, which have a size between forty-five centimeters and sixty centimeters, consist of green feathers in their basic color. It is easy to distinguish between male and female Alexander parrots. Male parrots have black stripes on their necks, while females do not have these black stripes. These parrots, which are extremely fond of their owners, love attention very much.
The Pakistani Parrot, also known as the Amazon Parrot in general, is also known as the most prone to speaking and the most talking species among all parrot species. Besides; They have a distinctive green appearance and are ideal for home care with their imitative and cute behavior. Although it is an unknown feature, Pakistani Parrots, which are extremely loyal to their owner, also make an effort to endear themselves to their owners. In addition, these parrots, who love to talk and are imitative, add joy to the silences in the home. These species, which like to receive attention more than other parrot species, tend to have a stubborn attitude when they are not paid attention.
The Blue-Yellow (Ara Ararauna) Ara Parrot, whose homeland is the swamp forests of South America, is a parrot species consisting of dense blue and yellow feathers, as its name suggests. In addition, these parrot species, which can have an average length of seventy-five to ninety centimeters, are also one of the most well-built parrots in the world. Along with these; These parrot species, which have strong beaks, are also very prone to speech. Blue-Yellow Macaws, an intelligent and social parrot species, are also birds that are interested in their environment. These parrots, which have the ability to form sentences if their training is done well, are also suitable for home care.
The Green Winged (Ara Chloroptera) Ara Parrot, whose homeland is South America, maintains its natural habitat in forest areas with tropical plant density. In addition, these parrot species, which have an average size of ninety centimeters, generally have intense red colors. Their facial parts are white and hairless, which distinguishes them from other parrot species. Besides; Green Winged (Ara Chioroptera) Ara Parrots, which like to be fed with fruits and nuts, are also suitable for home care. Same time; Due to its large dimensions, it has an even wider appearance when it opens its wings. In this respect, wide cages should be preferred during home care.
The Blue-Breasted (Ara Glaucogularis) Ara Parrot, which is in danger of decreasing greatly among parrot species, is a species that has lost numbers due to human hunting. It is one of the rare parrot species due to its numbers below a hundred. In addition, woodland and swampy areas are among the natural habitats. Male and female Blue Breasts are the same color and have an average size of seventy-five to eighty inches. Since they are among the large-sized parrot species, it is recommended to keep them in large cages and large cages at home. Besides; These parrots, which have less learning abilities compared to other parrot species, are in danger of generation.
These parrots, which also have a strong beak structure; They like to be fed with seeds, buds, nuts and fruits. It is not a problem for them that the foods they will feed are hard and heavy.
Sun Putting Parrots, which can be described as extremely friendly, love to take care of their environment as well as being noisy. These parrot species, which attract attention with their vivid colors, also have a personality trait that is very intelligent and curious about their environment. Along with these; Güneş Konur Parrots, which are among the medium-sized parrots, are also the loudest among the medium-sized parrot species. These parrot species, also known as Sun Parrots due to their vivid colors, will have a life expectancy of between twenty-five and thirty years when fed in a cage. These parrots, which have the ability to feed alone, do not refuse to be fed as a couple.
The Chestnut Belly Parrot, whose homeland is Brazil, is a green parrot species. These parrots, which are a medium-sized parrot species, also have long life spans. On average, they have a life span of twenty to thirty years. In terms of talkativeness, the Chestnut Colored Condor Parrot, which is a rare parrot species, can say the words they hear from their environment thanks to its imitative features. Same time; Having an extremely social nature, these parrots also enjoy being in contact with their environment and receiving attention. They enjoy interacting with other bird species while communicating with birds of their own species. She also has a personality trait that is open to learning.
The Kakariki Parrot, whose homeland is New Zealand, is an endangered parrot species. These parrot species, which are frequently preferred for home care due to their flashy and beautiful appearance, are generally inclined to whistle and whistle. In addition, their overall life expectancy varies between eight and ten years. Along with these; These parrots, which do not have enough skills in terms of speaking abilities, are very suitable for home care. These parrot species, which attract attention with their colorful appearance, are on average between twenty-eight and twenty-nine centimeters. They mainly feed on fruit and green foods.
In addition, the fact that they are always clean and fresh in their cages is a part of the healthy nutritional expectations of these parrot species. Since they have a lively and active personality, playgrounds should be kept wide in their cages.
In addition, these parrots, accustomed to a vegetarian diet; They like to be fed with nuts, peanuts, fruits, seeds or leaves. These parrots, which also have an incubation period of between twenty-five and twenty-seven days, can be fed more easily if there is no other type of parrot at home.
Besides; With their imitative abilities, they try to imitate all the sounds they hear from the environment where they are. Same time; These parrot species, which are also recommended to be kept in a comfortable and wide cage, are also suitable for pet friendship.
The Blue-Faced Amazon Parrot, whose basic color is lime green, is the best talking parrot species. Besides; One of the most distinctive features of the Blue-Foreheaded Amazon Parrot, which has brightly colored feathers, is that it has feather patterns suitable for its own personality traits. Additionally; These parrot species, which are famous as comedians, have managed to become the center of attention of people with their showman characteristics. Besides being intelligent and imitative, it is a funny and very active type of parrot. Because of these features, it can also be a very good friend at home. She wants to be with her owner, and attention and being loved are of the utmost importance to her.
The Green Cheeked Amazon Parrot, which is extremely talented in speaking and imitating, is a species of parrot that loves attention. In general, since they have a medium size, it is sufficient for them to live in a cage just enough to open their wings. Along with these; These parrot species, which have strong and durable beak structures, also have a very curious personality trait. As with other parrot species, they also love nuts and nuts. In addition, these parrots, whose life span can exceed sixty years on average, are extremely loyal to their owners. These birds, which also have a social feature, love to communicate with people.
The Mealy Amazon Parrot, which has a very playful feature, has a distinctive green color. These parrots, which are a species that come to the fore with their closeness to speech, also have a very high imitation ability. In this respect, Mealy Amazon Parrots, which provide convenience by feeding at home and spreading joy around, can also gain more comfortable speaking skills when starting with simple words. In addition, these parrots, which have a very strong jaw and beak structure, are also easy to feed. In this respect, it is very convenient for home care. Along with these; There are price differences depending on their speaking ability, age and race. Playful and imitative, these parrots will add color to homes.
The golden braided rosella parrot, which has a colorful appearance, is among the most popular parrot species. The homeland of these parrot species, which has unique personality traits, is the south of Australia. In addition to loving the natural life, these parrots, which can be easily taken care of at home, generally tend to find food from the ground and obtain most of their daily food from insects. In addition, these parrots, which have an extremely energetic and active personality, also have a durable structure. Along with these; Because they love natural life, they also like to live in parks or gardens. They also have suitable structures to be looked after at home.
It is recommended to approach only by considering initial shyness. These parrots, who love the natural life very much, also enjoy walking around the gardens at home. With good care, it has a lifespan of up to twenty years.
The Rainbow Lori Parrot, which is approximately twenty or twenty-five inches tall, has a colorful structure. These parrot species, whose homeland is Indonesia, can also live in different climatic zones. It is very difficult to give specific and numbered colors for Rainbow Lori Parrots, which also have a wide variety of colors. These species, which have an energetic structure in terms of personality traits, are also suitable for home care.
Feeding them with more liquid-fortified foods has an important share in terms of easy digestion. While other parrot species can digest nuts more easily, Rainbow Lorry Parrots can digest twenty-five percent nuts and need liquid fortified foods.
The Red Breasted Lory Parrot, which has a red main color from the top of the head to the chest and neck, is a species that cannot be easily understood when viewed from the outside. In general, females have shorter dimensions. Besides; They have a tendency to feed on flower pollen and fruit and water components. These parrot species, which can be preferred for home care, are also known for their curious nature and imitative features. During the incubation period, they become aggressive towards both their mates and other female species.
Their incubation period covers a period of twenty-six days and they lay two eggs during this period. Conscious production is recommended because they are matched with different subspecies within the wrong production.