Intelligent, beautiful and sociable parrots are popular Pets. But when you buy a parrot it is important to remember that the bird is not a toy but a living creature that requires proper care. How to choose a parrot?

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If all the above does not scare you and you've decided to buy an exotic bird, you should know how to choose a parrot. To begin, decide what type of parrot is best for you. There are two groups, which can be divided all pet parrots are small parrots and parrots companion{!LANG-7dd2e1a25a5faf27419175b2aa5814b2!}

Parrots companion is much larger (wingspan can be up to a meter), this means that they need a larger cage and more food. With good care larger species of parrots can live over 50 years{!LANG-7e64bc893a5540a78420a838f189cff2!}

Small and medium-sized parrots live on less, to keep them simpler and cheaper. You should choose parrot small or medium breed if you have never had the experience in the content of parrots{!LANG-43ab07e137a5c72380fe36c85523176e!}

If you want to choose a parrot that you can teach to talk. note that some species of parrots are trained easier, some harder. His ability to mimic a variety of sounds are famous for parrots. gelesene Amazon and Jaco.

Having defined the form of a bird, you need to decide where to choose a parrot. Best place to buy parrots from breeders or for exhibition{!LANG-5dfd25f9c16678e71d4059938d5e4e6d!}

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So, you've come to the breeder or pet store. How to choose a parrot among a dozen similar-looking birds? When choosing a parrot is very important the age of the bird{!LANG-92dbc491337cc030a7a7817177f84497!}

Also important the appearance of a parrot{!LANG-9a6125b20f43bde946ce9b67567d65f3!}

  • Feathers. They should be shiny, clean, tight. On the body of the parrot should be no bald spots. Bald spots, and dirty feathers, stained undigested food or droppings — a sign that the bird is sick.
  • Eyes. They should be clean, clear. Or fogged glass look, discharge from the eyes, growths indicate health problems.
  • {!LANG-f1cc6f12f84d7fa7ed1f4690e4abedfc!}. They must also be clean, with no growths, skin, secretions, etc. should fit a Parrot clasp claw perch.
  • The wings and tail. The wings should be located symmetrically and be snug to the body, not "podpisa". Note the presence of all of feathers.
  • . It should be clean without any redness, discharge, growths, stool.

Also note behavior of a parrot. Small parrots are usually more active and sociable, they jump on a perch, chirping with the other dogs. Large — more staid, often sitting on one paw and chew on nuts or fruit, slowly crossing from one paw to another.

If the parrot sitting on one leg, eyes closed{!LANG-3ad2bfda65eb845511a9a3c64e0a5eab!}

As you can see, select parrot correctly is not too difficult{!LANG-ad1b946c0c4863925d0fc23d258f994b!}