The cart is empty
In issue 293 -
Inbreeding and Families: How to Save Australia’s Orange-bellied Parrots. By Devorah Bennu, PhD aka “GrrlScientist”
In issue 293 -
Flower power is priceless! By Rosemary Low
In issue 293 -
Milk thistle seeds – benefits and concerns: The Holistic Parrot by Leslie Moran
In issue 293 -
The Lethal Dangers of Avian Shock: Complete Psittacine by Eb Cravens
Subscribe To Parrots Magazine - Don't miss a thing

Sexual Behaviour in Companion Parrots

Spreads for web 2

by Sally Blanchard

Ah, spring turning into summer, which means for some people that their companion parrots are strutting around, stomping their feet, squatting down, flipping their wings, panting, squealing, or making other strange sounds.

While breeding behaviour may occur in individual parrots at other times of the year, spring is the time when many parrots feel their hormones rising.

Sexual behaviour in birds has several external influences including increased light, the angle of the light, temperature, humidity, available nests and nesting material, and food sources.

In the wild, hormones stimulate birds to breed prior to the time when food for babies will be most plentiful.  Food is more available during and after a rainy season, so humidity can play a part in stimulating parrots sexually.

Buy Now!

Promotions

Newsletter

Newsletter

Invalid Name
Invalid email address
Please identify how you found us
Invalid Input

Subscribe Now!

Subscribe to parrots magazine

subscribe today. The best most widely read magazine for parrot lovers.

Parrot Events

Parrot events

 

What's on in the parrot world, events, conferences and shows and more..

 
 

Our Address

Parrots magazine is published by
Imax Visual Ltd, West Building,
Elm Grove Lane, Steyning BN44 3SA

Telephone +44 (0)1273 464777
© Parrots magazine 2019