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

Living with… a Circus of Parrots

Parrots magazine 167

by Karen Chudley

This article is dedicated to the memory of my late Mother, Rosemary June Chudley 10th June 1927 - 26th April 2011.

A ‘Flock of Seagulls’, a ‘Murder of Crows’, what name would you give a coming together of parrots I wonder? I’m told that the correct collective term is a ‘Company of Parrots’, but would a ‘Chaos of Parrots’ better fit the bill? From personal observation, I would say that a ‘Circus of Parrots’ would probably be closer to the mark.

We are a multi-parrot household and although not to everyone’s taste, our eclectic collection of avian personalities is our pride and joy. It does not seem to matter how large or small they are, or from what continent they originate, or even if they are hand-reared or aviary bred, the things that all parrots seem to have in abundance are intelligence, joie de vivre and an inherent talent for enhancing our lives.

So, my Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, roll up, roll up, for the greatest show on Earth!

Read more in the magazine…




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