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Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Pionopsitta | Species: pileata

Why Do Parrots Puff Up?

If you own a pet parrot, you've likely seen them puff up their feathers. They may look amusing and funny by doing so, but have ever wondered why parrots puff up? Let's take a closer look at parrot behavior and detail some of the reasons why they puff up. Signs of Happiness The gen Read More

How Do Parrots Drink Water?

Just like human beings and every other living animal, parrots need to drink water to live. Humans have lips we can wrap around an opening and then suction water into our mouths. Birds don’t have this advantage. Instead, they need to fill their beaks with water and then tilt their heads back Read More