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Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Deroptyus | Species: accipitrinus

Can Parrots Really Talk?

The answer to whether parrots can really speak is one of those complicated responses where the most accurate answer is yes, no, and sort of. Yes, parrots can really say words. A pet parrot can be trained to say phrases like “Polly wants a cracker,” or “pretty bird.” Parrot Read More

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