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Choosing the right companion parrot

Choosing the right companion parrot

Choosing the right companion parrot

Pam Hamilton explains the advantages and disadvantages of the different species, which is intended as a guide only. Potential owners should research thoroughly any species they are attracted to before making, what will probably be, a life-long commitment.

Every species of parrot has its advantages and disadvantages. Some are suitable for first-time bird keepers with little or no practical experience of birds, while others require a more confident and experienced keeper who will show their parrot boundaries, and keep it in check.

Here are some guidelines to help you choose the right companion parrot for you. But, remember that all parrots should be regarded as a long-term or life-long commitment, and deserve a loving and caring home.

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