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Bronze-winged Parrot (Pionus chalcopterus)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Pionus | Species: chalcopterus

Do Parrots Know What They Are Saying?

Most studies have shown that parrots know what they say. This is because, with proper training, they can discern a particular set of words for given occasions. A study by scientist Pepperberg on the famous parrot, Alex, revealed that parrots could discern abstract concepts like numbers, size, col Read More

Are Parrot Bites Dangerous?

Parrot biting is a common occurrence that the bird keepers must contend with from time to time. Parrots bite for various reasons such as; fear of humans, aggression due to hormonal changes, and just as a natural function of their beaks. Due to the nature of the beak, a parrot’s bite can cau Read More